The first year of my university studies is almost finished, and I can assess both my achievements and my efforts. This task is an interesting experience, which refers to my personality’s not only analysis but also combines theory and practice. That is often very difficult to do.
This task serves as a kind of challenge to me because after its fulfillment I can hardly say, "It is a destiny" or "it is not my fault".
The concept of locus of control, which was introduced by J. Rotter in 1954, is directly related to such statements. The locus of control characterizes a person's tendency to ascribe responsibility for events occurring in life and the results of his activity to external forces (external locus of control) or his abilities and efforts (internal locus of control) (Galvin et al, 2018).
It seems to me that externality and internality are not personality traits as such (I mean, deep and stable personality traits). Therefore, I clearly show a certain internality in those areas of acti...
PĒTNIECISKAIS DARBS PĒTĪJUMS Izziņas process, kurā notiek jaunu zināšanu radīšana, līdz pat jaunu teoriju izstrādei. MĒRĶIS Veicināt kritisko un radošo domāšanu, cēloņu – seku analizēšanas