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Restlessness among the pupils in Islamic education subject: application model measurement Rasch

Katip, Khairulhelmi and Rameli, Mohd. Rustam and Mohd. Noor, Sulaiman Shakib and Muhamad, Ahmad Marzuki (2017) Restlessness among the pupils in Islamic education subject: application model measurement Rasch. International Journal of Islamic and Civilization Studies (UMRAN), 4 (2). pp. 44-55. ISSN 2289-8204


Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.11113/umran2017.4n2.157


Anxiety or restlessness is an affective psychological variable that could affect the life of students significantly. In Malaysia, anxiety is one of the factors influencing subject performance especially among primary school students. Thus, a study of anxiety in Islamic Studies should be conducted to identify the problem. Also lack of previous study investigate the indicators of Islamic education subject anxiety specifically. Thus, this study aims to identify students’ experience anxiety level for Islamic Education subject and to build a hierarchy of students' experience anxiety based on the Parkinsons’ Four Factor Theory. A total of 83 primary school students were selected by using simple random sampling to become the respondents in this study. The respondents were asked to complete Anxiety Scale which measure students’ appraisal, arousal, action tendencies and also face expression throughout the process and situations in learning Islamic education. All the collected data were analysed by using measure rank analysis by applying Rasch Measurement Model to identify the rank of the four indicators of Islamic education anxiety. Results show that students experience relatively moderate level of anxiety in learning Islamic education. Besides, within the four indicators of Islamic education anxiety, appraisal towards external stimulus rank the highest while action tendencies rank the lowest. The results of this study have great implications for Islamic Education Teacher in identifying and improving communication with students experiencing anxiety in learning Islamic education at class.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anxiety, appraisal, arousal, face expression, action tendencies
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:80402
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:10 May 2019 07:18
Last Modified:10 May 2019 07:18

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