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Anxiety of Students Preparing for the University Entrance Exam towards Math Lessons
Anxiety of Students Preparing for the University Entrance Exam towards Math Lessons

Author(s): Yıldırım Bayazıt
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, School education, Vocational Education, Higher Education , Educational Psychology, State/Government and Education, Individual Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Self, Organizational Psychology, Behaviorism, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: math anxiety; university entrance exam; private courses

Summary/Abstract: It is known that one of the crucial factors affecting the students’ success at math lessons negatively is math anxiety. In most general meaning, math anxiety may be defined as an anxiety and fear emerging in relation to certain math situations. The aim of this study is to find out the reasons of math anxiety observed among students attending privet courses. To collect the needed data of the study an anxiety scale was administered to 450 students attending different private courses in the city of Kırklareli, Turkey. The obtained data was processed by data processing soft-ware. After the required data interpretation steps were concluded, students’ math anxiety reasons were determined and in relation some solutions were suggested.

  • Issue Year: 89/2017
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 650-664
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English