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ERIC Number: EJ824797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISSN: ISSN-1300-5340
Development of an Anxiety Scale for Chemistry Preparation of an Anxiety Tree
Yucel, A. Seda
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, v35 p406-415 2008
This study has been carried out to develop a tool to measure the level of anxiety of students studying in the 10th and 11th grades of high schools in Turkey. The scale has been created by the application of a pool of items consisting of 45 sentences based on student opinions and expert advice to 365 students and the branching of the results with the "Classification Trees" method to prepare a tree of 23 leaves. The prepared scale is called the Anxiety Tree and is a suggested guidance tool to identify existing anxieties about chemistry for chemistry teachers. It has features to be used as a tool to measure performance. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 10; Grade 11; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey