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ERIC Number: EJ1070555
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Investigation of High School Students' Attitude and Anxiety Levels towards Mathematics in Terms of Some Variables
Dursun, Semsettin
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n13 p1773-1780 Jul 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate Turkish high school students' attitude and anxiety levels towards mathematics. For this purpose, the methodology employed in this study was a descriptive study. The participants of the study consisted of 361 high school students from three different high school types from a province in Turkey during 2014-2015 fall term. The Mathematics Attitude Scale developed by Askar and the Mathematics Anxiety Assessment Scale adapted to Turkish by Akin et al. were used as the measuring instruments. The data was quantitatively analysed by using independent samples t-tests and one-way ANOVA. Findings showed that gender and class levels had no significant effect on the students' attitude and anxiety levels towards mathematics, whereas school type had significant effect on the attitude and anxiety.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey