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dc.contributor.author Whitaker, Douglas
dc.contributor.author White, Aaron
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-15T14:43:53Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-15T14:43:53Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05
dc.identifier.citation Whitaker, D., & White, A. (2020, May). Measuring Statistics Attitudes and Anxieties. Poster presented at The Fifth Biennial Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10587/2123
dc.description.abstract Both attitudes and anxiety have long been studied in the statistics education literature. Recently, efforts have been taken to clarify what is meant by these constructs (e.g. Chew & Dillon, 2014). Expectancy Value Theory (EVT; Eccles, 1983) is one framework for relating affective constructs to student achievement that has seen widespread use such as in the Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics (Ramirez et al., 2012; Schau, 2003). To clarify the relationship between statistics anxiety and attitudes, several surveys were administered to introductory statistics students including the Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale (STARS; Cruise et al., 1985), a measure of opportunity cost (Flake et al., 2015), and several scales currently in development. (The data will be collected in Spring 2020.) This poster will discuss the potential relationships between EVT and statistics anxiety. en_US
dc.description.uri https://www.youtube.com/embed/JAH1uiv7xeo
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Statistics en_US
dc.subject Statistics education en_US
dc.subject Instruments en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.title Measuring statistics attitudes and anxieties en_US
dc.format.availability Full-text en_US


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