They Can but They Don't: Helping Students Overcome Work Inhibition

They Can but They Don't: Helping Students Overcome Work Inhibition

by Jerome H. Bruns

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They Can but They Don't: Helping Students Overcome Work Inhibition by Jerome H. Bruns

"Required rading for education students, teachers, counselors, and parents of work-inhibited children."—Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140152296
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Part I. The Problem
1. Defining the Problem
2. Who Is Work-Inhibited?
3. Characteristics of Work-Inhibited Students
4. Early Determinants of Work Inhibition

Part II. The Answers
5. Identification and Evaluation of Work Inhibition
6. What Educators Can Do
7. How Parents Can Help Their Work-Inhibited Children
8. Counseling for Work-Inhibited Students

Appendices
Appendix A: Demographic Studies
Appendix B: Information from Parents and Educators
Appendix C: A Comparative Study of Work-Inhibited and Achieving Students Measuring Self-Esteem, Attitudes Toward School, and Locus of Control
Appendix D: A Comparative Personality Study of Work-Inhibited and High-Achieving Students
Appendix E: Parent and Teacher Interviews
Appendix F: The Relationships Among Completion of School Assignments, Academic Skills, and Grades
Appendix G: New Horizons: A Resource Program for Work-Inhibited Students

Notes
Index

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