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Assessment of the Attitudes towards Mathematics of the Students for Teacher of Primary Education

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Attitudes of teachers in training towards mathematics may influence their future professional performance. Therefore, in this work, it has been done an exploratory study that aims to know which the attitudes towards mathematics of students who are in their first year of the Primary Education degree from the University of Cordoba at the beginning of their studies on this subject are. The results of this research show that even though the students value mathematics positively and they consider it useful and necessary to their training, his subject also makes them feel anxiety and little liking. It also shows differences in both anxiety and little liking between women and men.

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Madrid, M. , León-Mantero, C. and Maz-Machado, A. (2015) Assessment of the Attitudes towards Mathematics of the Students for Teacher of Primary Education. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-8. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101936.

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