Teachers' use of fear appeals in the mathematics classroom: worrying or motivating students?

Abstract

AIM. This study examined whether teachers' use of fear appeals in the classroom, attempts to motivate students to perform well in high-stakes examinations by highlighting the educational, and/or occupational consequences of failure did indeed motivate students or whether it contributed to an increase in worry, anxiety, and fear of failure. SAMPLE. A total… (More)
DOI: 10.1348/2044-8279.002005

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