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The Effect of Time Management on Test Anxiety of First Grade High School Girls in Hamadan City
A Yaghobi 1, H Mohagheghi, N Erfani, N Olfatii
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Introduction: Test anxiety is a universal phenomenon that affects the educational functions of millions of students for years. Considering high prevalence of that and the negative affection on educational functions of students, several methods have been developed to reduce that. So this research aims at surveying the effect of time man-agement on reducing test anxiety of stud-ents. Materials & Methods: In this experimental studies, with the Test Anxiety Question-naire (TAI) on first grade high school, 60 students were identified with test anxiety condition and randomly put into the exper-imental and control groups. The experi-mental group received 10 sessions of time management education and the control group did not receive any intervention. All data were analyzed by using of the SPSS statistical software, version 16, and the statistical test, single variant co-variance (ANCOVA(, was applied. Findings: The findings showed that, time management training had a significant eff-ect on the students' test anxiety. Because the achieved significance level of F (29.294) with the 1 and 54 degrees of freedom is less than 0.05. So the difference of anxiety sco-res between the control and test groups was significant, and with the confidence 95%, it could say that the time management trai-ning was effective in reducing the test an-xiety. Due to eta squared value, the effect was %35, approximately. Discussion & Conclusion: The time manag-ement training could be used as a new method to reduce test anxiety in high school students. The conduction of further resea-rches is necessary to collect time manag-ement training programs in accordance with the needs of students.
Keywords: anxiety, test anxiety, time mana-gement, girl student
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: social psychology
Received: 2013/05/18 | Accepted: 2013/09/1 | Published: 2013/09/1
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Yaghobi A, Mohagheghi H, Erfani N, Olfatii N. The Effect of Time Management on Test Anxiety of First Grade High School Girls in Hamadan City . sjimu. 2013; 21 (1) :70-77
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