ERIC Number: EJ450125
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Relationship of Locus of Control and Learned Helplessness in Special Education Students.
Williams, Mary V.; Barber, William H.
B.C. Journal of Special Education, v16 n1 p1-12 1992
The question of whether special education students exhibit more learned helpless behavior and a more external locus of control than regular students is examined. The effects of these psychological conditions on school success are considered, and programs for alleviating learned helplessness and establishing a more internal locus of control are reviewed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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