ERIC Number: EJ349893
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Learned Helplessness in Mathematics: What Educators Should Know.
Gentile, J. Ronald; Monaco, Nanci M.
Journal of Mathematical Behavior, v5 n2 p159-78 Aug 1986
The range of problems associated with learned helplessness in mathematics is introduced through three hypothetical case studies. Then the basic theory of, the evidence for, and variables affecting learned helplessness are described. Issues of cure and prevention are discussed, and some suggestions are offered for teachers. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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