Social anxiety in higher education

Topham, P. and Russell, G. (2012) Social anxiety in higher education. The Psychologist, 25 (4). pp. 280-282. ISSN 0952-8229 Available from:

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Although anxiety is accepted as part of the learning process, there is little thought given to the impact of social anxiety. Yet social anxiety in learning situations such as seminars and presentations can inhibit student participation and impair the quality of student life. This article considers the evidence,the reasons for its relative invisibility and the options for supporting students with social anxiety that could be more widely used.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:social anxiety, higher education, students, learning, performance, seminars, presentations
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Health and Social Sciences
ID Code:16657
Deposited By: P. Topham
Deposited On:23 Apr 2012 09:33
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:03

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