Math Anxiety in Fundamentals of Algebra Students

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This paper describes the current state of research and understanding of math anxiety, expounds upon this information with independent research conducted at UNT, evaluates this research, and suggests a plan for improved results in mathematics education.

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Draznin, Sara & Brand, Neal E. April 3, 2008.

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This paper describes the current state of research and understanding of math anxiety, expounds upon this information with independent research conducted at UNT, evaluates this research, and suggests a plan for improved results in mathematics education.

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Abstract: This paper describes the current state of research and understanding of math anxiety, expounds upon this information with independent research conducted at UNT, evaluates this research, and suggests a plan for improved results in mathematics education. The independent research utilizes a simple survey to assess the level of anxiety of MATH 1010 students at the University of North Texas. MATH 1010 was chosen because it is not-for-credit course that students who do not meet proficiency requirements for university-level math classes must take. Based on the 283 surveys utilized in the study as well as other research, it is clear that math anxiety is a real phenomenon with real consequences. More long-term studies will be required before the most effective abatement strategies can be identified and implemented.

Fifth Annual University Scholars Day, 2008, Denton, Texas, United States.

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  • Volume: 5
  • Issue: 2008
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Draznin, Sara & Brand, Neal E. Math Anxiety in Fundamentals of Algebra Students, paper, April 3, 2008; [Denton, Texas]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc94289/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Honors College.