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Moreno-García, Elena; García-Santillán, Arturo; Molchanova, Violetta S.; Campero, Edgar Plata – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to determine a latent structure of variables that explain the level of anxiety towards mathematics of high school students based on the interaction that the student has with the tasks, courses and math exams. For this purpose, the RMARS mathematical anxiety scale was used, which has a Likert-type scaling. The instrument…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Anxiety, Student Attitudes
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Rojas-Kramer, Carlos; Limón-Suárez, Enrique; Moreno-García, Elena; García-Santillán, Arturo – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The aim of this paper was to analyze attitude towards statistics in high-school students using the SATS scale designed by Auzmendi (1992). The sample was 200 students from the sixth semester of the afternoon shift, who were enrolled in technical careers from the Technological Study Center of the Sea (Centro de Estudios Tecnológicos del Mar 07…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Statistics
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Rojas-Kramer, Carlos; Moreno-García, Elena; Ramos-Hernández, Jesica – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the variables that explain the anxiety towards mathematics in college students. For this purpose, we used the scale RMARS that integrate 25 items. The sample is non-probabilistic by convenience and the questionnaire was applied to 100 student's enrollment in the "Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz"…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, College Students, College Mathematics, Factor Analysis
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Moreno-García, Elena; Molchanova, Violetta S. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
This study seeks to determine a university student's knowledge and culture in relation to money; the way they plan their budget, their economic independence and consumer habits, the level of debt, and the use of financial services and products. The instrument designed by Aravena-Collao and Mendoza-Letelier (2010) was used for the query among the…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Knowledge Level, Familiarity, Money Management
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Moreno-García, Elena; García-Santillán, Arturo; Molchanova, Violetta S.; Larracilla-Salazar, Némesis – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
In the educational field, anxiety towards mathematics has been a recurrent theme that has been intensified with the results of the PISA test of 2012 and 2015. Since students who are anxious about mathematics tend to avoid any area related to mathematics, it leads to a decrease in the number of professionals in mathematics. However, this construct…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Psychological Patterns, Biology, Educational History