# Mathematics for math anxious students studying at a distance

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*Journal of Developmental Education.*25 (1), pp. 30-41.

Article Title | Mathematics for math anxious students studying at a distance |
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ERA Journal ID | 20392 |

Article Category | Article |

Authors | Taylor, Janet A. (Author) and Mohr, Joan (Author) |

Journal Title | Journal of Developmental Education |

Journal Citation | 25 (1), pp. 30-41 |

Number of Pages | 11 |

Year | 2001 |

Place of Publication | Boone, NC. United States |

ISSN | 0894-3907 |

Web Address (URL) | http://www.ncde.appstate.edu |

Abstract | Using the framework for teaching numeracy students developed by Marr and Helme (1991) this paper presents the design of a developmental (enabling/bridging) mathematics course from Australia which is delivered in the distance mode. The course is characterized by its student-centered, in-context approach using reflective practice techniques (diarying and essay writing). Quantitative and qualitative evaluation strategies from the study confirm the usefulness of this approach in the distance mode and suggest further that such an approach may be advantageous for particular students, especially math anxious males. Brief suggestions are made for future development of online mathematics courses. |

Keywords | mathematics; bridging; distance; curriculum anxiety; gender-specific anxiety |

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020 | 390405. Educational technology and computing |

390404. Educational counselling | |

390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy | |

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Byline Affiliations | Learning and Teaching Support Unit |

Faculty of Education |

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/9y645/mathematics-for-math-anxious-students-studying-at-a-distance

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