ERIC Number: ED238711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug-11
Reference Count: 0
Math Anxiety--Causes and Solutions.
Robertson, Douglas F.; Claesgens, Joan
This paper discusses the problems associated with mathematics anxiety, and provides detailed information on the history and structure of the Mathematics Anxiety Program at the University of Minnesota. The seven parts concern: (1) the Continuing Education for Women Program, (2) the development of the Math Anxiety Program, (3) the symptoms of mathematics anxiety, (4) the success of the Math Anxiety Program, (5) the major components of the Math Anxiety Program, (6) the arithmetic and elementary algebra course offered through the program, and (7) the methods used to teach math anxious students. Appendices include the mathematics placement test, interpretation of mathematics test scores, math anxiety course descriptions, the modular art handout used in clinics, and the course outline for arithmetic and elementary algebra. (MNS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. General Coll.
Note: Paper presented at the Minnesota Vocational Summer Conference of the Area Vocational-Technical Institutes (Minneapolis, MN, August 11, 1983).