Apprehension felt towards delivering oral presentations: a case study of accountancy students

  title={Apprehension felt towards delivering oral presentations: a case study of accountancy students},
  author={C. Ireland},
  journal={Accounting Education},
  pages={305 - 320}
  • C. Ireland
  • Published 9 March 2020
  • Education, Psychology
  • Accounting Education
ABSTRACT Given the importance of communication skills, the high incidence of communication apprehension felt amongst accounting students is concerning. Much research has investigated apprehension towards oral communication and has confirmed public speaking as the mode which raises the greatest fear amongst students. Despite widespread evidence of this apprehension, little research has considered the explanations of students for these feelings. This study provides confirmatory evidence of levels… 

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