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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Achievement, locus of control, intemality/extemality, resultant achievement motivation

Abstract

The status of locus of control as a moderator of the relation of resultant achievement motivation to achievement was investigated for a sample of females. Locus of control was found to moderate resultant achievement motivation in predicting academic achievement for females. The conclusions to be drawn from these data are not clear since the sample of females was predominantly internal in beliefs about the control of reinforcement. The implications of the definition of internality/externality for future research on this question are discussed.

Publication Date

March 1978

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

85

Issue

1

First Page

39

Last Page

40

Copyright

© Copyright 1978 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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