The influences of math anxiety and math attitudes towards math achievement among cognitive science student of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Siti Noormaizhatul Hasnidah, binti Osman (2015) The influences of math anxiety and math attitudes towards math achievement among cognitive science student of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The aim of this research is to examine the mathematic anxiety and mathematic attitudes towards mathematic achievement. About 150 students of Cognitive Science in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak were chosen to contribute in this research. The instrument used in this research the questionnaire proposed by Martha Tapia (1996) for mathematic attitudes and the mathematics anxiety by Wigfield and Meece (1998). The distribution of this instrument was done by using simple random sampling technique. The questionnaire consisted of several items, which are demographic, math anxiety component and math attitudes component. This research also used several statistical analysis methods, which were, t-test, ANOVA test, Pearson Correlation and Multiple Regression test. The main finding of this research showed there is a significant relationship of math anxiety and math achievement and also there is a significant relationship between math attitudes and math achievement and the math attitudes is the biggest factor that contributes to student math achievement.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: mathematic anxiety, mathematic attitudes, student mathematic achievement, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 27 May 2016 02:49
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2021 16:46
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/12203

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