Comparisons of Self-Determination among Students with Learning Disabilities and without Learning Disabilities
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages: 27-31
Received: Feb. 6, 2014; Published: Mar. 20, 2014
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Manijeh Shehni Yailagh, Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Shahid Chamran Universitry of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
Mohammad Abbasi, Department of Education, Shadegan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khozestan, Iran
Nasser Behrozi, Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Shahid Chamran Universitry of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
Sirus Alipour, Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Shahid Chamran Universitry of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
Alireza Haji Yakhchali, Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Shahid Chamran Universitry of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
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Abstract
This study compared self-determination in 40 elementary school children with learning disabilities ) (sixth and fifth grade) and 40 their peers without LD. An ex post facto design was used. Statistical population comprised of all students in elementary schools (sixth and fifth grade) in, Ahwaz, Iran, during the 2013-2014 academic year. Students with learning disability were randomly selected. The students with LD had been diagnosed by Colorado Learning Difficulties Questionnaire (CLDQ). The student completed the Wechsler Memory scale and Self-Determination Student Scale (SDSS). Data were analyzed using analysis of variance. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS 20) was used for computing descriptive statistics and multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA). Differences were found between the groups on the self-determination.
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Self-Determination, Learning Disabilities, Iran
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Manijeh Shehni Yailagh, Mohammad Abbasi, Nasser Behrozi, Sirus Alipour, Alireza Haji Yakhchali, Comparisons of Self-Determination among Students with Learning Disabilities and without Learning Disabilities, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014, pp. 27-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20140302.11
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