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Relationship between mathematics anxiety and attitude towards mathematics among Indian students

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Chaman, M and Callingham, R, Relationship between mathematics anxiety and attitude towards mathematics among Indian students, Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 7-11 July 2013, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 138-145. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate realtionship between mathematics anxiety and attitude toward mathematics among secondary school students in South India. Data were collected from 112 secondary school students in a private school. Demographic information such as gender and age of the students were also collected. Structural equation modelling was used to test the hypothesised relationships between mathematics anxiety and attitude to mathematics variables. Independent-samples t-tests were used to examine the differences in the measured variables based on gender and age.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and Learning
Objective Field:Learner and Learning Achievement
Author:Chaman, M (Mrs Mini Chaman)
Author:Callingham, R (Associate Professor Rosemary Callingham)
ID Code:85959
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2013-08-16
Last Modified:2014-12-21
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