ERIC Number: EJ373528
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Assessing Learned Helplessness in Poor Readers.
Winograd, Peter; Niquette, Garland
Topics in Language Disorders, v8 n3 p38-55 Jun 1988
Feelings of helplessness can impact on learning to read. This research review illustrates problems in assessing learned helplessness, including instrumentation inadequacies, lack of comprehensive causal schemes, context specificity, etc. Observations of and discussions with the child are recommended in the assessment process. Guidelines for dealing with learned helplessness are provided. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Language and Cognitive Processing: Issues for Assessment and Intervention.