ERIC Number: EJ623079
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
A Methodological Analysis of Research on Locus of Control and Learning Disabilities: Rethinking a Common Assumption.
Mamlin, Nancy; Harris, Karen R.; Case, Lisa P.
Journal of Special Education, v34 n4 p214-25 Win 2001
A methodological analysis of 22 comparative and descriptive studies of locus of control among students with learning disabilities identified serious deficiencies regarding participant selection and description and concerns regarding the use and nature of locus-of-control measures. The analysis concluded that available data do not support the belief that students with LD usually have an external locus of control. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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