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Boysan, Murat; Kiral, Erkan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To date, many variables but particularly trait-like psychological constructs have been found to strongly contribute to procrastination but the complex relations among these variables collectively have received almost no attention. The purpose of the study was to provide a more profound understanding of the relations between procrastination,…
Descriptors: Time Management, Personality, Personality Traits, Self Esteem
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Oguz, Aytunga; Sariçam, Hakan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The aim of the current research study was to examine the link between critical thinking dispositions and locus of control in pre-service teachers. The participants of this study were selected via easily accessible sampling technique. The participants consist of 347 pre-service teachers (203 female, 144 male) in Kütahya, Turkey. The Rotter…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Locus of Control, Preservice Teachers
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Sadioglu, Ömür – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of "Bir Umut Ol Benim Için" (Be My Hope) project which was prepared for the children who were disadvantaged by being influenced from several risk factors as compared to their peers on the self-concepts and locus of controls of the children. The study group consisted of 33 children who were…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Children, Self Concept, Locus of Control
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Ioannou, Myria; Stavrinides, Panayiotis – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study examined the mediating role of children's locus of control in the relation between parenting styles and bully-victim experiences at school. Participants were 447 students aged 10 and 11 years old from 13 different elementary, urban, and rural schools in Cyprus. Analyses using structural equation modeling showed that parenting…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Bullying, Locus of Control, Victims
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Sarwar, Muhammad; Ashrafi, Ghulam Muhammad – Current Issues in Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to analyze Students' Commitment, Engagement and Locus of Control as predictors of Academic Achievement at Higher Education Level. We used analytical model and conclusive research approach to conduct study and survey method for data collection. We selected 369 students using multistage sampling technique from three…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Loftis, Mark A.; Michael, Tony; Luke, Chad – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Suicide has become the second leading cause of death for individuals between 15 and 29 years old and increasingly more common within college students (WHO, 2016). The purpose of this study was to examine the associations among alexithymia, impulsivity, and locus of control as predictors of suicide risk in college students. Participants were…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Suicide, Correlation, Locus of Control
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Hughes, Amber N.; Gibbons, Melinda M. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the career development of underprepared college students using relational career theory. Specifically, the constructs of family influence, locus of control, and career decision-making self-efficacy were explored as they relate to perceived success in college. Significant correlations between external locus…
Descriptors: Career Development, College Students, Locus of Control, Career Choice
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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
Avant, Antonio – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research analyzes the variables that may impact Internet addiction and information disclosure among college students in two Midwestern universities of both public and private status. The correlation between the locus of control, emotional intelligence (EI), and narcissism to Internet addiction and information disclosure was examined. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Correlation
Manichander, T. – Online Submission, 2014
In an attempt to explain the evidence which indicates that internal perception of control is positively related to academic achievement, this paper suggests that mediating motivational and cognitive reactions, which differentiate internals from externals, may account for this relationship. Furthermore, on the basis of data which suggest that the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Locus of Control, Correlation, Motivation
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Ulas, Ozlem; Yildirim, Ibrahim – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The variables affecting final-year undergraduate students' career decision-making self-efficacy were explored in a group of 729 students across various departments of an urban university. A structural equation model was used to determine the variables that predicted students' self-efficacy in decision making, with results indicating that perceived…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Barriers, Decision Making, Career Choice
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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Marr, Joni; Wilcox, Sara – American Journal of Health Education, 2015
Background: Internal health locus of control has been associated with positive health outcomes and behaviors. Understanding the mechanisms of this relationship are key to designing and implementing effective health behavior intervention programs. Purpose: The purpose was to examine whether self-efficacy and social support mediate the relationship…
Descriptors: College Students, Locus of Control, Student Surveys, Online Surveys
O'Donovan-Korte, Kristy M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Current demands have prompted many school organizations to look toward online resources in order to provide and fiscally manage professional development. The perpetually evolving technology has afforded administrators the opportunity to offer a variety of online resources, such as platforms for communication and collaboration, social media sites,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Correlation, Locus of Control, Educational Technology
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Hsia, Jung-Wen – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2016
Since mobile devices have become cheaper, easily accessible, powerful, and popular and the cost of wireless access has declined gradually, mobile learning (m-learning) has begun to spread rapidly. To further improve the effectiveness and efficiency of m-learning for university students, it is critical to understand whether they use m-learning.…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, College Students, Higher Education, Locus of Control
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