
06454585
j
2015d.00155
Haciomeroglu, Guney
Elementary preservice teachers' mathematics anxiety and mathematics teaching anxiety.
Int. J. Math. Teach. Learn. 2014, 10 p., electronic only (2014).
2014
Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT) at Plymouth University, Plymouth; Mathematics Education Department at College of Ny\'{\i}regyh\'aza, Ny\'{\i}regyh\'aza
EN
C29
elementary school teachers
mathematics anxiety
student teacher attitudes
mathematics teaching anxiety
gender differences
teacher education
mathematics skills
pedagogical content knowledge
selfesteem
knowledge base for teaching
http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/journal/haciomeroglu.pdf
Summary: The present study examined the structure of elementary preservice teachers' mathematics anxiety and mathematics teaching anxiety by asking whether the two systems of anxiety are related. The Turkish Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale Short Version and the Mathematics Teaching Anxiety Scale were administered to 260 elementary preservice teachers. Results of the study revealed that overall preservice teachers' had a lowlevel of mathematics anxiety and mathematics teaching anxiety. Mathematics anxiety had a statistically significant effect on mathematics teaching anxiety. Thus, the significant relationship between mathematics anxiety and mathematics teaching anxiety should be acknowledged by mathematics teacher educators.