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Gender and Anxiety: A Comparison of Student Anxiety Levels in Face-to-Face and Video Conferencing Courses

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This research focuses on the role of gender in face-to-face instruction and video conferencing instruction on students’ levels of anxiety. This is due, in part, to the fact that gender and anxiety levels of students enrolled in remote video conferencing learning environments has received little attention in either psychological or educational research. A difference in gender as it relates to education is an important focus of research. This is due to the increasing learning opportunities for female students (online in particular). Explored later, further research should investigate various demographics and delivery options for courses.

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McKnight, J. & McKnight, M. (2012). Gender and Anxiety: A Comparison of Student Anxiety Levels in Face-to-Face and Video Conferencing Courses. Creative Education, 3, 92-95. doi: 10.4236/ce.2012.31015.

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