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Mutohir, Toho Cholik; Lowrie, Tom; Patahuddin, Sitti Maesuri – Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
This study aimed to develop a survey instrument to measure student attitudes towards mathematics teaching-learning processes that is appropriate for the Indonesian context. This study consisted of two phases: Phase 1 (n = 320) was a pilot study to assess the suitability of the instrument items for Indonesian students. Phase 2 (n = 1001) was…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Martínez-Rodríguez, Valeria; Santana, Josefina C. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a structure of variables that allows us to understand the level of Anxiety towards Mathematics in high school students from the municipalities of Zacatal and Jamapa, Veracruz, Mexico. This was based on the seminal works of Richardson and Suinn [1972], who developed the Mathematics Anxiety…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Anxiety, Mathematics Anxiety
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Haciomeroglu, Guney – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2014
The present study examined the structure of elementary pre-service teachers' mathematics anxiety and mathematics teaching anxiety by asking whether the two systems of anxiety are related. The Turkish Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale Short Version and the Mathematics Teaching Anxiety Scale were administered to 260 elementary pre-service teachers.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Harari, Rachel R.; Vukovic, Rose K.; Bailey, Sean P. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2013
This study explored the nature of mathematics anxiety in a sample of 106 ethnically and linguistically diverse first-grade students. Although much is known about mathematics anxiety in older children and adults, little is known about when mathematics anxiety first emerges or its characteristics in young children. Results from exploratory factor…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Mathematics Instruction
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Uysal, Figen; Dede, Yüksel – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between pre-service elementary teachers' mathematics teaching beliefs and mathematics anxiety. The participants of the study consist of 96 pre-service elementary teachers from a department of primary education in a state university in Turkey during the 2010-2011 spring term. Mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Rayner, Vanessa; Pitsolantis, Nicole; Osana, Helena – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2009
The objective of the present study was to examine the relationship between mathematics anxiety and the procedural and conceptual knowledge of fractions in prospective teachers. Thirty-two preservice teachers enrolled in an elementary mathematics methods course were administered the Revised Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (RMARS, Baloglu, 2002).…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Rating Scales, Mathematics Instruction
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Ajogbeje, Oke James; Borisade, Fidelis Tunde; Aladesaye, Charles Ademuyiwa; Ayodele, Oludolapo Bolanle – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2013
The urge to excel or perform maximally in mathematics varies from individual to individual because achievement motivation is often developed or learnt during socialization and learning experiences. The study examined the relationship between College of Education students' achievement motivation and mathematics achievement, correlation coefficient…
Descriptors: College Students, Mathematics Achievement, Gender Differences, Mathematics Anxiety
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Vakili, Khatoon; Pourrazavy, Zinat alsadat – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
The aim of this study is comparing math anxiety of secondary school female students in groups (Science and Mathematical Physics) Public Schools, district 2, city of Sari. The purpose of the research is applied research, it is a development branch, and in terms of the nature and method, it is a causal-comparative research. The statistical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Females, Mathematics Anxiety
Lorenzen, Janelle K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study addressed how different instructional strategies affected preservice elementary teachers' levels of math anxiety and their achievement in a math content course while considering descriptions of their experiences in the course in relation to their math anxiety and achievement. The instructional strategies used were traditional teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Instruction, Mixed Methods Research
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Vásquez-Colina, María D.; Gonzalez-DeHass, Alyssa R.; Furner, Joseph M. – Journal of Research in Education, 2014
This paper reports findings of a pilot study examining the feasibility of a research design to investigate how achievement goals relate to the construct of math anxiety. In addition, we also consider how other important achievement-related behaviors, like self-efficacy, help-seeking, and self-regulation, might also relate to students' math…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Mathematics Education, Self Efficacy, Help Seeking
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Sharma, Yogesh – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
The present study investigates the effects of the situated learning and effortful control on mathematics anxiety of school students. Participants were 99 seventh graders who studied in two schools. Students in one of these were given instruction through the situated learning model, and the students of other school were treated as a control group.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Anxiety
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Passolunghi, Maria Chiara – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
Emotional and cognitive factors were examined in 18 children with mathematical learning disabilities (MLD), compared with 18 normally achieving children, matched for chronological age, school level, gender and verbal IQ. Working memory, short-term memory, inhibitory processes, speed of processing and level of anxiety in mathematics were assessed…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes, Anxiety
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Yenilmez, Kursat – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2007
Students have different learning style strengths and preferences in the ways that they take in and process information. Some students tend to focus on facts, data, and algorithms; others are more comfortable with theories and mathematical models. Related to all of this and situated as the focus of this article is the fact that mathematics…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Mathematics Education, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Soni, Akanksha; Kumari, Santha – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
The present study investigated the antecedents and consequences of children's math anxiety and math attitude. A total of 595 students aged 10 to 15 years (5th to 10th grades) and 1 parent of each (mother or father) participated in the study. The study was conducted in India, with the study sample drawn from schools in South-West Punjab. Math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Influence, Mathematics Anxiety
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Young, Jamaal Rashad; Young, Jemimah Lea – Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 2016
In this article, the authors provide a single group summary using the Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (MARS) to characterize and delineate the measurement of mathematics anxiety (MA) reported among Black students. Two research questions are explored: (a) What are the characteristics of studies administering the MARS and its derivatives to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, Rating Scales, Educational Research
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