Factors Affecting Students' Attitude to Wards Mathematics in Lower Grade and High Level of Education

Genet Mekonnen Assefa


Mathematics is an indispensable subject of school curriculum and is important in daily living as well as in the study of other subjects. However, there is a common belief that majority of the students dislike mathematics, owing to an array of factors related to instruction and learners' cognitive, affective and psycho-motor attributes, subject matter and the learning environment. This paper elaborates on the affective factors influencing learning of school mathematics as perceived by the learners and it will reduce the factor among the university and lower grade schools. A questionnaire survey will be conducted on a random sample of schools around semen Gonder in Debark, wekn, Dabate, and also for high level education university around Amhara Region. Students' attitude towards mathematics is also affected by factors such as parental influences, teacher affective support and classroom instruction. The purpose of this research will also to examine the inter-relationships between these factors and effects on attitude towards mathematics

Keywords: Difficulties in mathematics, affective factors, attitude, students, high level education.

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