MATHEMATICS ANXIETY: COMPARISON AMONG MALES AND FEMALES STUDENTS

Authors

  • Assad-us-Samad, Arshad Ali, Syed Anwar Ali

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v4i4.380

Abstract

This research paper is the study of mathematics’ anxiety comparatively among male and female students at the Elementary level. The population is all the elementary schools and mathematics students in the northern area of District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Purposive sampling technique is employed, and twenty (20) schools, ten male and ten female are selected. The data is collected from 120 participants: 60 males and 60 females. To analyze the data Mathematics Anxiety Scale for children (MASC) and T-test are used to draw the conclusion. The findings indicate no significant differences in mathematics anxiety between male and female students. Moreover, mathematics learning anxiety was concerned, no statistically significant difference is found between male and female students. Besides, the anxiety created among students by teachers seems to be higher in female students than the male students.

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Assad-us-Samad, Arshad Ali, Syed Anwar Ali. (2021). MATHEMATICS ANXIETY: COMPARISON AMONG MALES AND FEMALES STUDENTS. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v4i4.380