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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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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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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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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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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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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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Šafranj, Jelisaveta – Research in Pedagogy, 2019
Locus of control and academic self-efficacy are significant variables in foreign language learning that influence advancement in language acquisition and cognition, as well as building language skills. Previous research in the field of foreign language teaching has been partly related to cognitive and meta-cognitive learning strategies of gifted…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Second Language Learning
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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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Arslan, Serhat; Akin, Ahmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of metacognition on one's academic locus of control. The study's sample group consists of 451 university students enrolled in various programs at Sakarya University, Turkey. In this study, the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory and the Academic Locus of Control Scale were used. The correlations and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Predictor Variables, Locus of Control, College Students
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Çelik, Ismail; Sariçam, Hakan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to examine the possible relationships between academic locus of control, positive thinking skills and grit in high school students. The participants of the research are composed of 288 adolescents continuing their high school education from 4 different schools in Agri, Turkey, which were selected with convenient…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Locus of Control, Adolescent Development, High School Students
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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
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Sari, Winda Liftiana; Fakhruddiana, Fuadah – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
The basis of this study was to determine the relationship between internal locus of control and social support with students' academic procrastination in completing their thesis. This study is using correlational sampling technique and the research samples taken from quota sampling technique are 80 college students who are in the process of…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Time Management, College Students, Theses
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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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Piehler, Timothy F.; Ausherbauer, Kadie; Gewirtz, Abigail; Gliske, Kate – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
The present study investigated the mechanisms through which a parenting intervention for military families fosters positive peer adjustment in children. A sample of 336 families with a history of parental deployment enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of the After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools (ADAPT) preventive intervention. ADAPT is…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Peer Relationship, Locus of Control, Parent Role
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