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ERIC Number: ED526823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
A Study of the Relationship between Students' Anxiety and Test Performance on State-Mandated Assessments
Hernandez, Rosalinda; Menchaca, Velma; Huerta, Jeffery
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B 4 p579-585 2011
This study examined whether relationships exist between Hispanic fourth-grade students' anxiety and test performance on a state-mandated writing assessment. Quantitative methodologies were employed by using test performance and survey data from 291 participants. While no significantly direct relationship exists between students' levels of anxiety and their performance on the TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) writing assessment, other findings indicate that greater time spent on the writing assessment, result in higher scores as well as greater levels of anxiety. (Contains 3 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas