Test-Taking Motivation and Mathematics Performance in TIMSS 2003

  title={Test-Taking Motivation and Mathematics Performance in TIMSS 2003},
  author={Hanna Ekl{\"o}f},
  journal={International Journal of Testing},
  pages={311 - 326}
  • Hanna Eklöf
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Testing
  • This study explores the reported level of test-taking motivation and the relation between test-taking motivation and mathematics achievement in a sample of Swedish eighth-grade students (n = 343) participating in Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003. A majority of students reported that they were motivated to do their best in TIMSS. Test-taking motivation was positively related to mathematics achievement, but the effect was small and not statistically significant… CONTINUE READING
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