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A Research for Identifying Study Anxiety Sources among University Students

Awang, Mohd Ghani and Vitasari, Prima and Muhammad Nubli, Abdul Wahab and Othman, Ahmad (2010) A Research for Identifying Study Anxiety Sources among University Students. International Education Studies, 3 (2). pp. 189-196. ISSN 1913-9020

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Abstract

University students suffer to some levels of study anxiety, such as; have new experiences, environment and situation. Study anxiety is a real phenomenon. Campus environment has universal access to increase study anxiety among students. The prevalence of study anxiety has been acknowledged by students and educators. However, no current research exists to identify the study anxiety sources among university students. In this research, we present a survey aimed to identify of study anxiety sources among university students. The survey involves 770 students of Universiti Malaysia Pahang. The survey asks students about experiences, feelings and thoughts related with anxieties during study process. The results identify seven sources. But, there are five potential sources of study anxiety; exam anxiety, class presentation anxiety, mathematic anxiety, language anxiety and social anxiety. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data which was run in SPSS 16.0. The results will be used to address study anxiety sources among university students. Keywords: Study anxiety sources, University students, Academic performance

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: PM Dr. Mohd Ghani Awang
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2013 02:20
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 03:59
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/4636
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