ERIC Number: EJ510966
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Learned Helplessness: A Case Study of a Middle School Student.
Walling, Mary D.; Martinek, Thomas J.
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, v14 n4 p454-66 Jul 1995
A case study of one female middle school student examined her tendency toward learned helplessness. Observations and interviews with the student and her teachers indicated that she lacked confidence; her belief that she could not change her intellectual and social situation was pervasive. Approaches to intervention are discussed. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Helplessness, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Competence, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Peer Relationship, Physical Education, Skill Development, Social Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Physical Education through Students' Eyes and in Students' Voices." July 1995 Monograph.