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Camadan, Fatih; Sari, Serkan Volkan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
The present study aims to explain forgiveness through locus of control and perfectionism. This study has been carried out within the framework of the mixed research method in which quantitative and qualitative research approaches were dealt with together. The study group consists of the university students. In the quantitative results reveal that…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Altruism, Locus of Control, Personality Traits
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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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Can, Süleyman; Durukan, Erdil – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
Academic locus of control has an important place in explaining students' behaviors in educational settings. The purpose of the current study is to determine the level of the pedagogical formation students' academic locus of control and to investigate whether this level varies depending on some variables. The study employed the survey model, one of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement, Locus of Control, Foreign Countries
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Kiral, Bilgen – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
The research was conducted with 335 Anatolian high school teachers working in Aydin province during 2015-2016 academic year to investigate the relationship between teachers' locus of control and different variables. "Multidimensional Locus of Control Scale" was used in the research which is one of the quantitative research methods. The…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, High School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Characteristics
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Hopkins, Chris; Ferrell, O. C.; Ferrell, Linda; Hopkins, Karen; Merkle, Adam C. – Marketing Education Review, 2020
Students' academic performance is usually evaluated by the final grade in a course. There have been limited studies evaluating psychological student traits directly related to academic performance. This study explores self-efficacy, locus of control, and student engagement as they relate to the final grade in the principles of marketing course.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Learner Engagement, Grade Prediction
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Cahyadi, Ani; Hendryadi, Hendryadi; Mappadang, Agoestina – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2021
This study aims to examine the relationship between workplace and classroom incivility to learning engagement and the moderating role of internal locus of control in these relationships. An online questionnaire was administered to 432 students from three private universities in Jakarta, Indonesia. The regression analysis results showed that both…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Classroom Environment, Antisocial Behavior, Locus of Control
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Mesgar, Mitra; Tafazoli, Dara – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2018
This quantitative study focuses on online metacognitive reading strategies used by 39 Iranian postgraduate students with internal and external locus of control. The students were selected through locus of control questionnaire and it is followed by OSORS questionnaire to measure online metacognitive strategies used by students. The results of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Online Courses, Reading Strategies, Locus of Control
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Tentama, Fatwa; Abdussalam, Fakhri – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2020
Internal locus of control is one of the factors related to vocational high school students' entrepreneurial intention. This study aimed to empirically test the relationship between internal locus of control and entrepreneurial intention on vocational high school students. The population in this study was all students of class XII at Vocational…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Vocational High Schools
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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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Kumaravelu, G. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2018
This study aims to find out whether there is any positive relationship among locus of control and academic achievement of High school students in Puducherry region from a study on 380 school students. Locus of control scale developed by Levenson (1973) was used to collect the data. Results revealed significant difference was not observed in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Locus of Control, Academic Achievement
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Akbay, Sinem Evin; Delibalta, Ayca – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine how academic procrastination, academic locus of control, and academic perfectionism predicts the tendency of university students' academic risk taking. Also, this study focused on understanding how academic procrastination, academic locus of control, and academic perfectionism of university students…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Risk, Undergraduate Students, Public Colleges
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Santokhie, Stefan; Lipps, Garth E. – SAGE Open, 2020
This study developed and validated a measure of Locus of Control in university students. Tertiary academic locus of control is the general expectancy that university students have regarding their ability to change their academic outcomes. Students who have an internal academic locus of control expect that their own efforts, skill, or luck will…
Descriptors: College Students, Locus of Control, Outcomes of Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Bishara, Saied; Kaplan, Shani – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The purpose of the research was to examine the correlation between locus of control and metacognitive knowledge in math and math achievement among students with learning disabilities. We examined 30 eighth grade pupils with learning disabilities and 30 other pupils all of whom studied in a heterogeneous class in a public school in order to better…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Metacognition, Mathematics Achievement, Learning Disabilities
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Kirmizi, Özkan; Sariçoban, Arif – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
This study tries to explore the relationship between prospective EFL teachers' locus of control and academic self-efficacy in Turkey. For the purpose of the study, the quantitative data of the research was collected through Multidimensional Locus of Control Scale developed by Levenson (1974) and adapted to Turkish by Kiral (2012). The scale,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tahrir; Nurdin, Farid Soleh; Damayanti, Ida Royani – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
The background of this research is the inconsistency of the results of previous research about the factors that influence moral disengagement. This study aims to determine the role of critical thinking as a mediator of the influence of internal locus of control on student moral disengagement. The population in this study were 1560 students of the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Moral Values, Locus of Control, Correlation
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