3 edition of **Factors in achievement in mathematics.** found in the catalog.

Factors in achievement in mathematics.

Loras Joseph Watters

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Published
**1954**
by Catholic University of American Press in Washington
.

Written in English

- Mental tests,
- Mathematics,
- Mathematical ability -- Testing

**Edition Notes**

Series | Catholic University of America. Educational research monographs,, v. 18, no. 3 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA11 .W35 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | vii, 55 p. |

Number of Pages | 55 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL206992M |

LC Control Number | a 54005149 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 2691574 |

achievement. Among the numerous variables researched, demographic status, intelligence, behavioral characteristics and psychological factors, namely, attitudes, self esteem, self efficacy and self concept, have been used to explain academic achievement. Besides differences in ability, which are not easy to control, students have specific learning. Key words: Poor Performance, Mathematics, Public Senior Secondary Schools, Students. I. Introduction Mathematics is one of the most important school subjects in the curriculum worldwide. It is a subject that has direct relationship with other subjects, particularly technical and sciences. Mathematics is .

In sum, female teachers’ math anxiety affects girls’ math achievement in school. These results suggest that math anxiety as a stressor could be “contagious” between teachers and students through cognitive and social interaction in the school environment (Beilock, Gunderson, Ramirez, & Levine, ). This book is the result of research from over fifteen countries, asking which background and environmental factors influence achievement in mathematics and science. This research is based on data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which was conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the.

Social factors that affect student achievement also include peer pressure and acting white, or the internalization of inferior status, and the social background of students. Shannon () added that the social factors are evident in the public school system, such as sorting students and preparing them for different courses. factors of academic achievement Download factors of academic achievement or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get factors of academic achievement book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .

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Factors Affecting Mathematics Achievement: The Mauritian Experience at Secondary Level. Why is ISBN important. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both : $ Factors in achievement in mathematics.

Washington, Catholic University of American Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Loras Joseph Watters. Ma, X. A meta-analysis of the relationship between anxiety toward mathematics and achievement in mathematics: A meta-analysis.

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 30(5), – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 2. Introduction. The factors that influence mathematics achievement has for decades been of interest to policy makers, education practitioners, researchers and society at large because of the far reaching consequences of underperformance in the subject.

The study aimed to identify the factors that affect the achievements of students in Mathematics and to determine the relationship between the students' achievements and individual, instructional, classroom management and evaluation factors.

The. The study aimed to identify the factors that affect the achievements of students in Mathematics and to determine the relationship between the students' achievements and individual, instructional, classroom management and evaluation factors.

The Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd) students were the subjects of the study. achievement in mathematics and the home learning environment such as parental education have significant effect on students’ performance.

The mere presence of learning materials such as books, charts, visual aids and others affect the learning outcomes. Another consideration is the home as the learning environment. an assessment of factors affecting students’ performance in mathematics at k.c.s.e level in secondary schools in kakamega county, kenya by wanyonyi protus wekesa e55/ce// a research project submitted to the school of education in partial fulfilment, for the award of the degree of master of education administration, kenyatta university.

Grade 9 mathematics (see table 1). Achievement in mathematics declined across the grades with progressively steeper declines from Grade 6 to Grade 9. According to DBE (), grade 9 learners ^demonstrated a fairly limited repertoire of necessary basic skills and knowledge, a signal warranting. math. The factors significantly associated with high achievement in math are the following: pupil respondents' father's educational attainment, number of influencing household member, seminars attended and math awards received by the teacher respondents, and pupils' attitude towards math.

This indicated that pupils' academic achievement not only in Mathematics but also with other subjects is greatly influenced by other factors not only pupil and parent factors. This study was aimed at analyzing the factors affecting the mathematics achievement of the high performing Grade 10 mathematics students in selected public high schools in Cagayan de Oro City.

The independent variables considered in the study were parents’ occupation, parents’ educational attainment, student’s beliefs and attitudes towards mathematics, study habits and. Recent work on differences in mathematics achievement has highlighted the importance of classroom, teacher and school factors.

The present study used data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) to look at student, classroom and school factors influencing mathematics achievement in the United States (US) and Australia. At the student level, mathematics self-concept, home educational resources, and attitude towards mathematics were the strongest predictors of achievement.

Meanwhile, at the classroom level, teaching limitations, school climate as perceived by the teachers and teachers’ age were the most influential factors. Education Sciences, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Generally, we can conclude that parameters such as academic year, father and mother education, economic status of parents, students and Instructors opinion implies that the student's achievement is affected by all these factors what we have mentioned above.

Table 5. Univariate logistic regression for student achievement status. Most of the teachers believed that attitude is a vital aspect of students' learning and achievement in mathematics. Numerous studies have been conducted in many countries to find the factors that.

Math anxiety is another factor that was shown, experimentally, to influence students’ mathematics achievement. According to Ashcraft mathematics anxiety is a feeling of tension, apprehension, or fear that interferes with one's performance in mathematics.

Factors Affecting Students’ Achievement in Mathematics and numbers of books at home increased, eighth grade student achievement in mathematics also increased. Students’ attitude towards mathematics is a factor that has long attracted the attention of researchers.

Papanastasiou () claimed that there is a positive relation. Self-concept in mathematics can be defined as student ratings of their skills, ability, enjoyment, and interest in mathematics is seen as an essential factor in their achievement in math.

This study assessed the self-concept and academic performance in Math of the Grade 10 students of a public national high school, Cebu, Philippines.

In a comparative study of factors influencing Mathematics (NCTM Year book), Sensitivity analysis shows that achievement rate of potential achievers and achievement rate of math anxious. related factors that influence academic achievement. This study therefore sought to analyze the relationship between selected teachers’ demographic characteristics and classroom instructional practices and academic achievement in public secondary schools in .Factors that hamper female students’ mathematics achievement were the attitudes, values, and actions emanating from home, schools, and communities, (Barbour,P.

8). (Sanabary,) as cited in (Alemayehu, ,p.3) also added that family’s socioeconomic.As explained, in Chapter 1, mathematics is a pillar of almost all the streams in academic sectors. Given the important role mathematics plays in tertiary education and most careers, it is not only beneficial but also essential to establish some of the factors that facilitate achievement in mathematics in disadvantaged schools.