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ERIC Number: EJ1076447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6331
Instruction of Statistics via Computer-Based Tools: Effects on Statistics' Anxiety, Attitude, and Achievement
Ciftci, S. Koza; Karadag, Engin; Akdal, Pinar
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v50 n1 p119-133 Jan 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of statistics instruction using computer-based tools, on statistics anxiety, attitude, and achievement. This study was designed as quasi-experimental research and the pattern used was a matched pre-test/post-test with control group design. Data was collected using three scales: a Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale, a Statistics Attitude Scale, and a Statistics Achievement Scale. ANCOVA and MANCOVA analyses the used during the analysis process. The findings of the study revealed that computer-based tools statistic instruction reduces statistics anxiety and improves attitude toward statistics and increases success.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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