M.S. in Teaching
Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education
College of Education
English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; School children--Mental health--United States; Stress (Psychology)
Elementary Education and Teaching
The purpose of this study was to find whether students who are English Language Learners showed significantly higher stress levels than students who spoke English as their native language. A survey was administered to both groups to determine which group showed higher levels of stress. The total sample size was 24 students, with 12 students belonging in each respective group. An independent sample t-test was used to analyze the data. After analysis the study found that there was a significantly higher level of stress found in English Language Learners than there was in Native English Language Speaking students.
Desrochers, Christine J., "A comparison study of the stress levels between English language learner students and native English language speaking students" (2004). Theses and Dissertations. 1137.