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ERIC Number: EJ1205635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2165-8714
Analyzing the Secondary School Students' Anxiety towards Science Course in Terms of a Number of Variables
Ucak, Esra; Say, Serkan
European Journal of Educational Research, v8 n1 p63-71 2019
This study aims to investigate the anxiety levels of secondary school students towards science course depending on a number of variables. Research sample consists of 2245 students who continue their education at public schools in Denizli (west of Turkey) in the academic year of 2017-2018. "Anxiety Scale for Science Course and "Personal Information Form" are used as data collection tools in the research. SPSS 22.0 package program is used for analysis of the data. Descriptive survey model is used in research. Parametric tests including One-Way ANOVA and independent samples t-test are used for analyzing data. As a result of the research, it is found out that secondary school students' science anxiety levels significantly differ depending on the variables such as class level, the grade they received in science course, scientific books they read, the documentaries they watch, enjoying the science course and science teacher, educational level of parents, reviewing what they learn in science course and experiencing parental pressure for studying science course. However, there is found no significant difference between students' anxiety levels in terms of gender and their getting support while studying science. [Note: The publication year indicated on the full text is incorrect. This article was published in 2019.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Grade 7; Junior High Schools; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey