TITLE

Achievement Motivation and the Locus of Control of Children with Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Hisama, T.
PUB. DATE
June 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1976, Vol. 9 Issue 6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the achievement motivation and the locus of control of children with learning disabilities (LD) and behavior disorders. Children's Locus of Control Scale administered to children with behavior problems and normal children; Difference in the performance of the children; Importance of determining the locus control of children prior to developing programs for LD children.
ACCESSION #
4729086

 

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