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Gurel, Eda; Madanoglu, Melih; Altinay, Levent – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This longitudinal study assesses whether higher education has the same impact on the entrepreneurial intentions of women and men with regard to their propensity to risk-taking in particular. Design/methodology/approach: A self-administrated survey instrument was used to collect data from students studying business and engineering at five…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Risk, Entrepreneurship, Intention
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Kepoglu, Abdurrahman – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2021
The study aims to determine the degree to which sports managers show behaviors related to management processes and to what extent the focus of control of sports managers affects these behaviors, to increase the performance of sports managers. The universe of the research consists of 1st , 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year students studying at the Department…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Athletics, Administrators, Leadership Qualities
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Armstrong, Vondra O.; Tudor, Thomas R.; Hughes, Gail D. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2021
Research on the community college student is lacking a full understanding on all the variables that may impact online course success. Researchers in this study examined the effects of student demographics, academic motivation, learning style, and locus of control on retention rates in community college online courses. A descriptive discriminant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation
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Abbasi Jondani, Javad – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Introduction: According to previous research, locus of control (LOC) has a crucial role in an individual's psychological well-being. The purpose of this study was 3-fold: (1) comparing LOC of college students with and without visual impairments while controlling for gender, educational level, and age; (2) investigating the relationship between LOC…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, College Students, Visual Impairments, Foreign Countries
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Al Mulhim, Ensaf Nasser – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
This article investigates the effect of the flipped learning model on university students with internal/external locus of control regarding their self-regulated learning skills and learning retention in Saudi Arabia. The sample was divided into two groups according to learning style (internal/external locus of control). Both groups were taught…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Flipped Classroom, Independent Study, Retention (Psychology)
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Türk-Kurtça, Tugba; Kocatürk, Metin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Psychological resilience is a broad concept that can be evaluated in the context of past experiences, emotional experiences and control mechanisms shaped by internal or external factors. In this study, the role of childhood traumas, emotional self-efficacy and the internal-external locus of control were investigated in predicting psychological…
Descriptors: Trauma, Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Predictor Variables
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Jaeger, Mads Meier – Sociological Methods & Research, 2019
This article analyzes the effect of interviewers' physical attractiveness on cooperation rates in face-to-face interviews and survey responses (self-reports on physical appearance, weight, and health). This article includes four aspects of physical attractiveness (facial attractiveness, voice attractiveness, body mass index [BMI], and height) and…
Descriptors: Researchers, Individual Characteristics, Aesthetics, Cooperation
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Keilow, Maria; Holm, Anders; Friis-Hansen, Mette; Kristensen, Rune Müller – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2019
A main objective of classroom management (CM) is to raise students' attention to their daily academic work by creating a classroom environment that supports academic and socioemotional learning. While studies have addressed CM effects on classroom-level behaviour or students' academic outcomes, students' attention skills been largely overlooked.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Attention, Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Kirdök, Oguzhan; Harman, Esranur – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study intends to elaborate upon difficulties in career decisions of high school students with different locus of control. 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students aged 14-19, 282 (%55.4) females, 227 (%44.6) males totaling 509 participants involved in research located in the south of Turkey. Career Decision-Making Difficulties Questionnaire…
Descriptors: High School Students, Decision Making, Locus of Control, Foreign Countries
Jorif, Darien C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a gap in research regarding examination of the relationship between burnout in special education school support staff members and their perception of locus of control (LOC) in their work environment. The purpose of this concurrent nested mixed methods study is to determine if there is a relationship between burnout and locus of control in…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Burnout, Locus of Control, Questionnaires
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Karaman, Mehmet A.; Nelson, Kristina M.; Cavazos Vela, Javier – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study investigated the mediation effect of locus of control and achievement motivation between academic stress and life satisfaction. A total of 307 undergraduate students recruited from a Hispanic Serving Institution in South Texas participated in the study. In the frame of the study, two mediation models were tested by utilising PROCESS…
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Life Satisfaction, Undergraduate Students, Locus of Control
Gokalp, Murat; Mentese, Sabit; Caksilikova, Gulsara; Duran, Volkan – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship locus of control and irrational beliefs. The population of the research consisted from 179 students studying in Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University. In this study, relational scanning model was used. Rotter Internal-External Locus of Control Scale and Irrational Beliefs Scale was used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Locus of Control, Beliefs
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Tas, Ibrahim; Iskender, Murat – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine meaning in life, satisfaction with life, self-concept and locus of control among teachers by several variables. The research group was composed of 363 teachers (114 [40%] women, 219 [60%] men) working in several districts of Istanbul. The data were collected with Meaning in Life Scale (MLS), Satisfaction with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Locus of Control, Gender Differences, Teacher Attitudes
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Çakir, Mustafa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate prospective teachers' perceived personal problem-solving competencies in relation to gender, major, place lived, and internal-external locus of control. The Personal Problem-Solving Inventory and Rotter's Internal-External Locus of Control Scale were used to collect data from freshman teacher candidates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Problem Solving, Gender Differences
Lickteig, Stacy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
One of the goals of education is for students to develop critical thinking skills. In order to build those skills, students must become critical and engaged users of information. Students become engaged and critical users of information when they have opportunities to explore and immerse themselves in information from different viewpoints and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Skill Development, Discourse Analysis, Locus of Control
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