Subscribe

Subscribe to our Newsletter and get informed about new publication regulary and special discounts for subscribers!

ILSHS > Volume 45 > Relation of Locus of Control and Creativity with...
< Back to Volume

Relation of Locus of Control and Creativity with Learning Styles

Full Text PDF

Abstract:

The current paper aimed to investigate the relation between the locus of control and creativity with learning styles among the third grade high school students in the city of Kamyaran. The universe under study in this research consisted of all third grade high school students of the city of Kamyaran. The statistical population included 300 third grade students who were chosen by the cluster sampling method. Tools for collecting data involved the Abedi's creativity questionnaire (1993), Rotter's internal and external locus of control scale (1996) and the Kolb's learning styles questionnaire (1971). To analyze the data, the independent groups t test, one-way variance analysis (ANOVA), the simple Pearson correlation and the multivariate variance analysis (MANOVA) were sued. Results indicated that there was a difference between students and the internal and external locus of control in terms of various learning styles (P<0/03), and also there was a difference between the students with the various learning styles and the creativity level (P<0/01). Findings also suggested that there was a significant difference between the internal and external locus of control with the creativity and gender, and also there was not a significant difference between learning styles and gender.

Info:

Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 45)
Pages:
79-88
Citation:
R. Hamdi et al., "Relation of Locus of Control and Creativity with Learning Styles", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 45, pp. 79-88, 2015
Online since:
January 2015
Export:
Distribution:
References:

[1] Abdullah, T. M. (1989). Self esteem and locus of control of college men in Saudi Arabia. Psychogical Reports. 65, 1323-1326.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2466/pr0.1989.65.3f.1323

[2] Guilfrod J. p. (1962). Factors that aid and hinder creativty. Teachers College Record, 63 , 380-389.

[3] Hohan, R. L (1995). Classroom learning and teaching. U.S. A, Longman.

[4] Kimble‏، G.A. (1961). Hilgard and Marquis conditioning and learning (2nd ed. )Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

[5] Kolb, D. A. (1984). Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Available from htt: /www. sciencedirect. com/science.

[6] Rotter. J. B (1966). Generalized Expectancies of In ternal Versus External Control of Reinforcement. Psychological: Monograph: General and Applied, 80(1) Whole. No. 607.

[7] Baron, Robert; Biren , Daden (2008), Psychosociology, Trans by Yousef Karimi, (2010), Tehran: Ravan.

[8] Behjoya, Nazem )(2009), Creativity methods for today's and tomorrow's generation , Tehran ; Rasa press.

[9] Boostan , Afsane, (2002), Investigating the relation of locus of control and creativity among the Sanati Sharif University students , M. A thesis.

[10] Daemi, Hamidreza; Moghimi Barforoush, Seide Fateme (2004).

[11] Dashti, Mehrdad (2006), Simple and multiple relation of learning styles, creativity and locus of control in students M.A. thesis, University of Shahid Beheshti, Tehran.

[12] Ebrahimibakht, Habiballah (2007).

[13] Emamipoor, Soozan; Shamsesfand Abadi, Hasan (2000).

[14] Gohari, Moslem, (1996), Investigating the relation of self-concept and locus of control with creativity among the junior school students at public schools in Tehran: M.A. thesis, Educational sciences major.

[15] Hatami, Hamidreza; Mohamadi,. Nahid; Ebrahimi, Mohsen; Hatami, Masoome (2010), Relation of locus of control and personality characteristics, Thoughts and practice, (Applied psychology), fifth period, No. 18, 21-30.

[16] Husseini, Afzalsadat (2006), Pattern of creativity growth and its efficacy in creating teaching skill among the elementary teachers. Quarterly of educational innovations, No. 15, fifth year, 177-201.

[17] Parsa, Mohamad, (2007), Learning psychology based on theories, Tehran: Be'sat press.

[18] Scholts, Dwan; Scholts, Sydney Allen (2008), Theories of personality, Trans by Seid Yahya Mohamadi, (2008), Tehran: Virayesh press.

[19] Seif, Aliakbar (2008), Modern developmental psychology (Psychology of learning and education), Tehran: Doran press.

[20] Shahraray, Mehrnaz (1995), Pattern of creative behavior interaction, educational research, scientific-research quarterly , Research institute of Tarbyat Moallem University, Third Vol, Nos. 3 and 4.

[21] Sheikholeslami, Razie; Razavi, Asghar (2005).

[22] Solso, Robert, L(2008), Cognitive psychology, Trans by Farhad Mehr (2009), Tehran: Roshd press.

[23] Young LE, Paterson BL. (2007). Teaching Nursing . Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; (2007).

Show More Hide