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High school students test anxiety: The role of thinking and learning styles
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Received date: 11 September, 2016
Review date: 12 October 2016
Accepted date:13 November 2016
Printed on line:
5 January
Purpose: The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between thinking styles functions and learning styles with the rate of test anxiety of students. Material & Method: Method of research was correlation. Statistical population was the high school students (male& female) in Arak city. According to the multistage cluster random sampling, first, the dual areas of education Arak city was selected by one area of education, then 400 students (200 female & 200 male) completed the Kolb Learning Styles Inventory (1991) and Sternberg-Wagner thinking Styles Inventory (1992). Data were analyzed using descriptive findings Including mean, standard deviation and frequency distribution and also were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and one-way Anova. Findings: findings indicated significant relationship between the executive and judicial thinking styles and also legal thinking style with students' test anxiety. The results showed that assimilate learning style than most other styles have been less test anxiety. Discussion: students who follow thinking and learning styles which best fits to their personality characteristic experience less test anxiety.

Keywords: thinking styles, learning styles, test anxiety
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/01/8 | Accepted: 2017/01/8 | Published: 2017/01/8
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انجمن جامعه شناسی آموزش و پرورش ایران Iranian journal of educational sociology
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