Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing

Selma Kara [1]

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The purpose of the present study was twofold. First, the present study set out to investigate the learners‟ attitudes towards academic writing courses that they have to take as part of their curriculum, whether they experience second language writing anxiety and what reasons they report for their anxiety and failure in academic writing courses. Second, the study aimed to develop a selfreport measure of second language writing anxiety reasons
second language writing anxiety; second language writing anxiety reasons inventory
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Bibtex @ { ajesi18750, journal = {Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi}, issn = {2146-4014}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2015}, volume = {3}, pages = { - }, doi = {}, title = {Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing}, key = {cite}, author = {Kara, Selma} }
APA Kara, S . (2015). Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing. Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi, 3 (1), . Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/ajesi/issue/1528/18750
MLA Kara, S . "Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing". Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi 3 (2015): <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ajesi/issue/1528/18750>
Chicago Kara, S . "Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing". Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi 3 (2015):
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ISNAD Kara, Selma . "Writing Anxiety: A Case Study on Students’ Reasons for Anxiety in Writing". Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi 3 / 1 (Nisan 2015): -.