Factors Causing Academic Anxiety in Students With Special Needs


This study aimed to determine the factors that affect the academic anxiety of students with special needs at the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education at Universitas PGRI Yogyakarta. Qualitative research methods were used. 9 students with special needs participated, including lecturers of guidance and counseling and lecturers of special education. According to the findings, the factors causing academic anxiety in students with special needs came from themselves (personally), from the surrounding environment, and in the learning process, especially in doing assignments given by the lecturer, and due to the final results/grades.

Keywords: academic anxiety, students with special needs, students

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