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| Published: September 30, 2021

Level of Aspiration and Class Room Anxiety among High School Students

Akshaya Dinarajan C

Student, Rajagiri college of social sciences. Ernakulam, Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.225.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.225

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The level of aspiration is form of self –motivation including competition with one’s own past understandings. Unfulfilment of this expectation may lead to disappointment and eventually create an apprehension regarding future chance of success. This apprehension may about future create greater tension and can lead to higher level of anxiety in the students. The objectives of the present study are (1) to find out the relationship between level of aspiration and class room anxiety among high school students; (2) to find out the gender difference in the level of aspiration among high school students; and (3) to find out the gender difference in the class room anxiety among high school students. The study is conducted among 132 high school students (55 boys, 77 girls) were selected through convenient sampling method. The variables, level of aspiration and class room anxiety is measured by using level of aspiration measure (LOA) (bargava & shah 2005) and Class room Anxiety measure (Richmond, V. P., 2003) respectively. The analysis using Correlation Coefficient and mann-whiteny U test found that there is a negative correlation between level of aspiration and class room anxiety and there is a significant gender difference between level of aspiration and class room anxiety among high school students. The study findings has implications as Counsellors in school should take measures to improve the students realistic kind of expectation and measure to lower their anxiety in the class room as well as in the other societal context.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.225.20210903

10.25215/0903.225

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021