ERIC Number: EJ511006
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Success and Failure in Junior High School: A Critical Incident Approach to Understanding Students' Attributional Beliefs.
Vispoel, Walter P.; Austin, James R.
American Educational Research Journal, v32 n2 p377-412 Sum 1995
Critical incident methodology was used to study the attributional beliefs of 211 junior high school students in 4 subject areas. Results highlight the context-specific nature of causal beliefs and their linkages to reported classroom achievement. External attributions were more likely to generalize across subject areas. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special section titled "Teaching, Learning, and Human Development."