Triunal model of anxiety and its application to anxiety reduction in learning and teaching environments

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Date created
2009
Authors/Contributors
Author: Bai, Heesoon
Abstract
In this article we are calling for an interlayered and cross-dimensional approachto understanding and working with anxiety, especially as manifested in Englishas an additional language (EAL) teaching and learning environments. We aim tounderstand the phenomenon of anxiety from the multidimensional perspectives ofphysiology, psychology, and philosophy; to introduce what we call the TriunalModel of Understanding Anxiety; and based on this new understanding, tosuggest how teacher education may help teachers to notice and work with anxietyin teaching-learning environments. Given the scope of what we propose, thisarticle with its limited space affords only an initial synopsis and model-buildingexercise.
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Bigdeli, S. & Bai, H. (2009). Triunal model of anxiety and its application to anxiety reduction in learning and teaching environments. TESL Canada Journal, 27(1), 103–114.
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TESL Canada Journal
Document title
Triunal model of anxiety and its application to anxiety reduction in learning and teaching environments
Date
2009
Volume
27
Issue
1
First page
103
Last page
114
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