Title Page
 Table of Contents
 List of Tables
 Review of related literature
 Methods and procedures
 Results, discussion, and limit...
 Summary and conclusions
 Appendix A
 Appendix B
 Biographical sketch

Group Title: effect of success and failure experiences on the expectancy of success and performance
Title: The Effect of success and failure experiences on the expectancy of success and performance
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098076/00001
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Title: The Effect of success and failure experiences on the expectancy of success and performance : of emotionally handicapped fourth and fifth grade boys
Physical Description: viii, 60 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Ballowe, Tom, 1947- ( Dissertant )
Algozzine, Robert ( Thesis advisor )
Schmid, Rex E. ( Reviewer )
Ware, William B. ( Reviewer )
Mercer, Cecil D. ( Reviewer )
Whorton, James E. ( Reviewer )
Sisler, Harry H. ( Degree grantor )
Publisher: University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright Date: 1978
Subjects / Keywords: Learning, Psychology of   ( lcsh )
Special Education thesis Ph. D
Children with mental disabilities -- Education   ( lcsh )
Dissertations, Academic -- Special Education -- UF
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Abstract: In recent years, a considerable number of research studies have investigated the effects of success and failure on the expectancy levels of the EMR child. These studies have yielded results which have led to effective teaching strategies for the mildly retarded. While research has shown that retarded children's expectancies and performances are differentially affected by success and failure experiences, no suc.n systematic efforts have been devoted to this pheonmenon within an EH croup of children. The study was designed to investigate the extent to which EH children's expectancies and performances could be altered by success or failure induced experiences. Forty-eight fourth and fifth grade EH boys were randomly assigned to either a success or failure condition during five trials of a guessing task. Immediately following the initial task, all children were asked to estimate their expectancy of success on a novel learning task. For this second activity, all children received a progressive matrix worksheet with ten problems which required adding and/or subtracting solutions. The worksheet was pretested with 95 fourth and fifth graders with a median score of six. It was hypothesized that those children who were in the success condition would have higher expectancies and actual performance scores than the children in the failure condition. Safeguards were inacted to assure that each condition was accurately perceived by the student as success and failure. It was further hypothesized that the mean expectancy levels for each group would be correlated to respective performance means. Expectancy was shown to have little correlation to subsequent performance in success or failure conditions. Placement in a success or failure condition did not yield significantly different expectancy estimates; however, a significant difference in performance levels was shown. It was concluded that experimentally induced success or failure has a differential effect on performance of EH boys.
Thesis: Thesis--University of Florida.
Bibliography: Bibliography: leaves 57-59.
Statement of Responsibility: by Tom Ballowe.
General Note: Typescript.
General Note: Vita.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00098076
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: alephbibnum - 000078343
oclc - 04893183
notis - AAJ3642


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Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Page i
        Page ii
        Page iii
    Table of Contents
        Page iv
        Page v
    List of Tables
        Page vi
        Page vii
        Page viii
        Page 1
        Page 2
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
    Review of related literature
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
        Page 13
        Page 14
        Page 15
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        Page 17
        Page 18
        Page 19
        Page 20
        Page 21
        Page 22
        Page 23
    Methods and procedures
        Page 24
        Page 25
        Page 26
        Page 27
        Page 28
        Page 29
        Page 30
        Page 31
    Results, discussion, and limitations
        Page 32
        Page 33
        Page 34
        Page 35
        Page 36
        Page 37
        Page 38
    Summary and conclusions
        Page 39
        Page 40
        Page 41
        Page 42
        Page 43
        Page 44
        Page 45
        Page 46
        Page 47
        Page 48
        Page 49
    Appendix A
        Page 50
        Page 51
        Page 52
        Page 53
    Appendix B
        Page 54
        Page 55
        Page 56
        Page 57
        Page 58
        Page 59
        Page 60
    Biographical sketch
        Page 61
        Page 62
        Page 63
        Page 64
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