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Poziom lęku oraz nadziei na sukces a umiejętności uczniów szkół ponadgimnazjalnych
he level of anxiety and hope and the skills high school students

Author(s): Kamila Dobrenko, Tomasz Żółtak, Marek Smulczyk
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: anxiety as a state; trait anxiety; hope; aptitude tests; PISA test; psychology of education

Summary/Abstract: The goal of this article is to show the results of measurement of the achievements’ tests obtained by secondary school students and measurement of level of trait and state anxiety and level of the hope. The study was conducted on a representative random sample of students in Poland (n = 3643, aged 16–20 years, M = 17.5, SD = 0.5). During the three waves of the study State and Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), The Hope Questionnaire (HQ) and PISA tools (Programme for International Student Assessment) were applied. The results indicated that both the level of anxiety as measured by the state and as a trait, and the level of hope moderately differentiate students into groups with higher and lower skills test results.

  • Issue Year: 229/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 87-110
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Polish