Beliefs and Learned Helplessness . Sam Johnson Taylor Bednarek . Discussion Question #1: . What do you think of when you hear the term learned helplessness? Can you give us an example from your personal experiences?. Epistemological Beliefs .
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Beliefs and Learned Helplessness
What do you think of when you hear the term learned helplessness?
Can you give us an example from your personal experiences?
Descriptions of how individuals' explanations justifications, and excuses influence their motivation and behavior
Main educational psychologist responsible for relating the attribution theory to school learning
Self- Handicapping: Students may engage in behavior that blocks their own success in order to avoid testing their true ability
Teachers who stress performance, grades and competition can encourage self-handicapping without realizing they are doing so
What do can you do as a future educator to keep your students from developing negative beliefs about their own learning?