Internals Out-performing Externals in Music Theory Learning: A Cognitive Processing Capacity Perspective

Soon Fook Fong, Osamah (Mohammad Ameen) Ahmad Aldalalah

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of locus of control (Internal & external) on the learning of music theory among Jordanian primary pupils. The independent variable was the locus of control (internal & external). The dependent variables were the post test score. An analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was carried out to examine the main effects of the independent variables on the dependent variable. The findings of this study showed that pupils with internal locus of control pupils performed significantly better than external locus of control pupils.


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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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