International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part D (2019)
Mathematics anxiety in undergraduate students of Bangladesh
Md. Billal Hossain
The purpose of this study was to determine mathematics anxiety levels of undergraduate students’ in Bangladesh. This study used survey to collect data from the students of two universities. The study involved 207 respondents (119 male and 88 female). The respondents were selected both purposively and conveniently. The instrument used to measure mathematics anxiety levels was adopted from Paul Mutodi and Hlanganipai Ngirande (2014). Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), version 20.0 was used to analyze the data. The study found that there were low, moderate and high mathematics anxiety levels among the respondents. The results also revealed that mathematics anxiety level of female students were higher than male mathematically but the gender effect was not significant. Mathematics anxiety of the students of public university was significantly higher than private university students. The students who had not taken science group at HSC were more anxious.
How to cite this article:
Md. Billal Hossain. Mathematics anxiety in undergraduate students of Bangladesh. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(6): 423-427.