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Pirtle, Trace; Wang, Xuesong; Brown, Randel; L?ainas, Hanna L. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
This study examined how a special wellness course affects perception of meaning-in-life and state-trait anxiety of Hispanic counselor trainees. A quantitative analysis showed an increase in participants' perception of meaning-in-life and a concurrent decrease in anxiety. Participants' self-reports revealed how their perception of meaning-in-life…
Descriptors: Wellness, Life Satisfaction, World Views, Anxiety
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Lyman, Michael; Keyes, Christopher – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Peer review enhances student knowledge acquisition and the ability to meaningfully apply that knowledge. Formative assessment is the source of much of the positive effect of the peer review process. This evaluation investigated the affective experiences of graduate students as they navigated the writing of their research proposals. The authors…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Graduate Students, Research Proposals, Formative Evaluation
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Romo Barrientos, Carmen; José Criado-Álvarez, Juan; González-González, Jaime; Ubeda-Bañon, Isabel; Saiz-Sanchez, Daniel; Flores-Cuadrado, Alicia; Luis Martín-Conty, José; Viñuela, Antonio; Martinez-Marcos, Alino; Mohedano-Moriano, Alicia – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
Practical training in the dissection of human cadavers is a fundamental and traditional component of human anatomy education in medical schools. This practice, however, can be stressful for students and can generate a certain amount of anxiety. The aim of this study is to explore the attitudes, reactions, and anxiety levels of first-year medical…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Medical Students, Medical Education, Anatomy
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Sahin Sarkin, D. Bahar; Gülleroglu, H. Deniz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study contributes to validity studies by determining the cut-off point of an inventory measuring university students' anxiety levels with Angoff, ROC, and Borderline methods and by examining high/low anxiety levels according to these methods point. The study is regarded as a basic research due to the newly-added data in a multi-scoring…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Measures (Individuals), Cutting Scores, Foreign Countries
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Kapitanoff, Susan; Pandey, Carol – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2018
Seventy-one students in two community college Statistics for the Social Sciences classes took six exams either individually or collaboratively. Assignment to test condition was randomly determined for each exam. Scores on collaboratively-taken exams were significantly higher than those for individually-taken exams, particularly for students with…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Academic Achievement, Test Anxiety, Social Sciences
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Ashlock, Laura E.; Miller-Perrin, Cindy; Krumrei-Mancuso, Elizabeth – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2018
This study compared the effects of 4 different coloring activities on state anxiety scores to determine whether adult coloring books are as effective as other coloring activities in reducing anxiety. Participants were 160 undergraduates attending a private, Christian, liberal arts university. After engaging in an anxiety induction activity,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, Art Activities
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Çevik, Gülsen Büyüksahin – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The current research aims to study university students' levels of anger and satisfaction with life, based on gender, years of attendance, accommodation, and whether they experience adjustment problems. The current research participants included a total of 484 individuals (X-bar age = 22.56; SD = 1.72; range = 19-37), with 269 (55.6%) males and 215…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction
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Bulgan, Cigdem; Odabas, Hatice Ilhan; Dal, Suzan; Meçu, Elif; Aydin, Mensure – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study was the evaluation of state and trait anxiety levels of students in Halic University, School of Physical Education and Sports, during final exams according to their age, department and year in school. For this research, 469 students (mean age 21,17 ± 2,27) studying in 2014-2015 spring term were chosen randomly. As data…
Descriptors: Anxiety, College Students, Foreign Countries, Likert Scales
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Eaton, Judy; Tieber, Christine – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2017
This study tested whether the structure of a coloring task has an effect on anxiety, mood, and perseverance. Eighty-five undergraduate students were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 coloring conditions: free choice, where they could color an image using any colors they wanted, and forced choice, where they were instructed to copy the colors of a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Freehand Drawing, Color, Task Analysis
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King, Paul E.; Finn, Amber N. – Communication Education, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between public-speaking state anxiety (PSA) and verbal communication performance when delivering a speech. In Study 1, participants delivered an extemporaneous five-minute classroom speech behind a lectern, and in Study 2, to increase cognitive load, participants delivered an extemporaneous five-minute…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Verbal Communication
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Karakas, Ahmet Canan; Geçimli, Gülsah – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2017
Istighfar (seeking forgiveness of Allah) and tawbah (repentance) are as old as at least the human history. Anxiety is also a need of human nature. Human develops the strategies to cope with challenges. One of them is religious coping. One of the religious coping ways is istighfar. Constantly performing istighfar may make easier to deal with…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Islam, Coping, Undergraduate Students
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Notebaert, Lies; Masschelein, Stijn; Wright, Bridget; MacLeod, Colin – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2016
Anxiety prepares an organism for dealing with threats by recruiting cognitive resources to process information about the threat, and by engaging physiological systems to prepare a response. Heightened trait anxiety is associated with biases in both these processes: high trait-anxious individuals tend to report heightened risk perceptions, and…
Descriptors: Risk, Anxiety, Cognitive Processes, Physiology
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Adams, Danielle R.; Meyers, Steven A.; Beidas, Rinad S. – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objective: Financial strain may directly or indirectly (i.e., through perceived stress) impact students' psychological symptoms and academic and social integration, yet few studies have tested these relationships. The authors explored the mediating effect of perceived stress on the relationship between financial strain and 2 important outcomes:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, First Generation College Students, Mental Health
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Efe, Hülya Aslan; Efe, Rifat; Yücel, Sait – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
In this study, pre-service science teachers' anxiety, self-efficacy and attitudes regarding educational technology were investigated. Given the increased emphasis on educational technology in the classroom, teachers' attitudes, anxiety and self-efficacy regarding educational technology are important. The study was conducted with a total of 726…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Dogan, Cemile – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
The current study is a quantitative research that aims to investigate the university students' self-efficacy levels and their relation to their anxiety within an EFL context. To do this, a quantitative research was conducted to scrutinize the self-efficacy and anxiety levels of students at a state university. The participants of the study were 150…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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