The Importance Of Student Attitude Research

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It has been reported that students expressed anxiety about conducting qualitative research, specifically with mathematics and statistics. This is because… Papanastasious (2005), research identified that students express negative ‘attitudes and feelings’ (Papanastasious, 2005 p16) in this discipline which causes a barrier which correlates to poor performance. This has been documented in previous articles (Adams & Holcomb, 1986; cited in Papanastasious, 2005).

Therefore, this paper aims to understand student’s attitudes research in order to develop strategies to deliverer these modules. academics believe that it is imperative to understand student’s attitude towards research in order to develop methods in delivering research modules. The
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Firstly, it identified that research as a positive due to its usefulness in life. finding of this study identified that student viewed Indicating that students can have a positive attitude towards research, as they are able to use skills and knowledge gained and apply it to academic and non-academic prepossess. Secondly it discovered that the data established that there are two main groups that dominate the results; which are: anxiety towards research, positive attitudes towards research. However, there are limitations in this study. This article fails to identify a definition of …show more content…
However, this article did not identify any other significant finding within the first cohort. The second cohort two student that had previously conducted a postgraduate course show a significant difference in their attitude towards research.

However, there are limitations on this study. The sample size used was small, and when gathering the second part of the ATR scale data some students did not attend. Additionally, this study also included participants that left out some questions on the ATR scale questionnaire. This may have impacted the fining of the study and over represented sentence sub-question on the questionnaire.

The study conducted by Shaukat, et al (2014) was conducted using undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD students as participants. This study identifies that: male students had a positive attitude in comparison to females; in relation to age students over forty have displayed a more positive approach towards research; and finally PhD students showed a more positive attitude towards research; and student that are in private education institutions have the highest positive attitude towards research. However, in ‘reference to life’ (Shaukat, et al, 2014 p117) Masters student had the heights positive

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