INSTRUCTION OF STATISTICS VIA COMPUTER-BASED TOOLS: EFFECTS ON STATISTICS' ANXIETY, ATTITUDE, AND ACHIEVEMENT


Ciftci S. K. , Karadag E., Akdal P.

JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL COMPUTING RESEARCH, cilt.50, ss.119-133, 2014 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2190/ec.50.1.f
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL COMPUTING RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.119-133

Özet

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of statistics instruction using computer-based tools, on statistics anxiety, attitude, and achievement. This study was designed as quasi-experimental research and the pattern used was a matched pre-test/post-test with control group design. Data was collected using three scales: a Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale, a Statistics Attitude Scale, and a Statistics Achievement Scale. ANCOVA and MANCOVA analyses the used during the analysis process. The findings of the study revealed that computer-based tools statistic instruction reduces statistics anxiety and improves attitude toward statistics and increases success.