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Title: An investigation into the effect of locus of control on the adjustment of foreign students at University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Authors: Emeke, E. A.
Yoloye, T. W.
Keywords: Foreign students
University of Ibadan
Locus control
Adjustment inventory
Issue Date: Jan-2000
Publisher: African Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation
Abstract: The study used 160 foreign students doing their first degree at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Using stratified random sampling, the sample consists of 20 males, 20 females Internally Controlled (I-C) and 20 males, 20 females, Externally Controlled (E-C) Africans and another 20 males, 20 females Internally Controlled (IC), 20 males, 20 females Externally Controlled (E-C) Non- Africans. The analysis of the students' score on an Adjustment Inventory shows that the Internally- Controlled (I-C), male African students were better adjusted than their Externally Controlled (E-C), female Non- African counterparts. The implications of these findings were discussed.
URI: ui_art_emeke_investigation_2000_01
ISSN: 119-7056
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