Representation of social anxiety among engineering students

Vitasari, Prima and Muhammad Nubli, Abdul Wahab and Herawan, Tutut and Suriya Kumar, Sinnadurai (2011) Representation of social anxiety among engineering students. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 30. pp. 620-624. ISSN 1877-0428, ESSN: 1877-0428. (Published)

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Social anxiety can be seen in students with special needs such low self-confidence, to feel shy, difficult relationship with roommate, problem with peers, and feeling uncomfortable in hostel. The effect of social life is an important issue among students. In this paper, the representation of social anxiety was presented with different manifestation than prior studies. That was investigated among engineering students. One sample t-test was used to examine the possible dimensions of social anxiety. The data collection was used a survey. A total 770 students participated to fill the questionnaire. The students were second years on five engineering faculties in Universiti Malaysia Pahang. The social anxiety designates into seven factors include; (1) problem with peer, (2) Hostel is uncomfortable for study, (3) face problem with roommates, (4) homesick, (5) feel that campus environment uncomfortable for study, (6) racial diversity, and (7) too many roommates are making study difficult. The finding shows a significant of seven factors as creator of social anxiety among engineering students. The instrument can be use to examine social anxiety for university students was recommended.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: social anxiety; anxiety; student; engineering student; speer
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Faculty of Computer System And Software Engineering
Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2019 02:20
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2019 02:20
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