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A Note on the dimensionality of the rotter locus of control scale


Watson, JM, A Note on the dimensionality of the rotter locus of control scale, Australian Journal of Psychology, 33, (3) pp. 319-330. ISSN 0004-9530 (1981) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 1981 Australian Psychological Society

DOI: doi:10.1080/00049538108254701


The dimensionality of the Rotter locus of control scale is discussed in terms of interpretability, comparison with other studies, the pattern of eigen values, and goodness of fit. It is concluded that the identification of more than two factors should be done with considerable reluctance.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:dimensionality, rotter locus-of-control scale
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Education assessment and evaluation
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Watson, JM (Professor Jane Watson)
ID Code:137662
Year Published:1981
Web of Science® Times Cited:22
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Education
Deposited On:2020-02-26
Last Modified:2020-06-10

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