Attitude of secondary students towards mathematics and its relationship to achievement in mathematics

Atanasova-Pacemska, Tatjana and Lazarova, Limonka and Arsov, Jordance and Pacemska, Sanja and Trifunov, Zoran and Kovacheva, Tcveta (2015) Attitude of secondary students towards mathematics and its relationship to achievement in mathematics. Proceeding from International Conference on Information Technology and Development of Education – ITRO, June, 2015. Zrenjanin, Republic of Serbia, 7. pp. 109-114.

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Abstract

Human beings are not only cognitive individuals, but also social persons with beliefs, emotions and views that influence their development as learners.
Attitude towards mathematics plays a crucial role in the
teaching and learning processes of mathematics. Study of
Mathematics at secondary level is the foundation stage of
Higher Education. The number of appointed students who
take mathematics as a subject of the state graduation is so
small. From the other side, mathematics is required for
continuing education in technical and natural sciences and
mathematics. The subject of this paper is determination
the students’ attitude towards mathematics in the higher
classes in the secondary schools, in Stip, Republic of
Macedonia. The results of the survey are processed with
statistical software SPSS 21. The ANOVA is applied in
order to determine whether there is a significant difference between students' attitudes towards
mathematics and the factors, which are the goals of the
research. Conclusions and recommendations for
improvement are given.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Natural sciences > Matematics
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science
Depositing User: Tatjana A. Pacemska
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2015 12:00
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2015 12:00
URI: https://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/14044

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