Language Anxiety Level in Online Journal Writing
Chuan-Ta Chao, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan ; Shu-Chien Pan, Ohio University, United States ; David Dominguese, Indiana State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This study investigated students’ language anxiety levels and its relationship with online journal writing. This study used quantitative approach to gain data through collecting survey results. Liner regression was administrated to discover subjects’ language anxiety. A total of 527 journals was accumulated in order to calculate the average length of each subject. The results were compared to determine whether students with high level anxiety, tend to write online journals with shorter entries than those who have lower levels of anxiety.
Chao, C.T., Pan, S.C. & Dominguese, D. (2012). Language Anxiety Level in Online Journal Writing. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4071-4074). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).