MATHEMATICS ANXIETY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTSJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2021-07-14
Authors : Varun Kumar; Nimisha Srivastava;
Page : 484-489
Keywords : Mathematics Anxiety Secondary School Students Independent Variables;
The present investigation has been conducted to study the Mathematics Anxiety and its effect on a set of independent variables (gender,school board, fathers qualification, mothers qualification and with respect to their types of family). To achieve this aim the researcher has adopted survey method. The tool used for the data collection was Mathematics Anxiety Scale (MAS) developed by Dr. (Mrs.) Sadia Mahmood and Dr. (Mrs.) TahiraKhatoon.Tool was administered on 195 secondary school students drawn randomly from two schools of Patna. For the analysis of data, the investigator has used mean, standard deviation andt test. The results found that there is no significant difference in MathematicsAnxiety of students with respect to their gender, school board, fathers qualification and with respect to their types of family. Another major finding is that, students whose mothers qualification is above intermediate they are having high MathematicsAnxiety in comparison to those whose mothersqualification is intermediate and below intermediate.
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