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| Published: September 25, 2017

A Study of Achievement Motivation and Locus of Control in Gifted and Non-Gifted Students

Farzaneh Motamedi

PhD, University of Tehran, Tehran Province, Tehran, District 16, Azar St، Enghelab Square, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Bagher Ghobari Bonab

PhD, University of Tehran, Tehran Province, Tehran, District 16, Azar St، Enghelab Square, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Zahra Farzi

MA, University of Birjand, South Khorasan Province, Birjand, A78, 97175615, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.126/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.126

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Aim: The purpose of the present study is to compare of achievement motivation and locus of control in gifted and non-gifted students. Method: A group of 170 (N=170) first grade of high school in the Birjand city (Iran) students (40 gifted girls, 40 gifted boys and 45 non-gifted girls, 45 non-gifted boys) were selected by a random method. The between-group difference was assessed using the student’s t-test for dependent data. Result: The level of p<0.01 was considered significant. Significant between group differences were found among gifted and non-gifted students with the achievement motivation and locus of control.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.126/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.126

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017

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