DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2018.03.002
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Alexandra Georgiou, Spyridon-Georgios Soulis, Danai Rapti

Abstract: 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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