Alexandra Georgiou, Spyridon-Georgios Soulis, Danai Rapti
This study examines the motivation of high functioning students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in mathematics according to the achievement goal theory. Specifically, mastery goals, performance goals, performance-avoidance goals, self-efficacy beliefs, fear of failure, and interest in mathematics have been examined. Data were collected from twenty four high functioning students with ASD and a control group of twenty four typically developing students. Findings revealed that high functioning students with …
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