The Study of Anxiety Levels in Turning on Camera During Online Classes of High-school Students in Surat Thani


  • Keawalin Kulprasong Faculty of Education, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Sureerat Aksornkan Faculty of Education, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand



Anxiety, Levels of anxiety, Turning on camera during online classes, Online classes


This study was to study the level of knowledge, attitudes and key factors influencing decision This study aims to determine factors that affect anxiety about turning on camera during online classes of high school students in Surat Thani. The sample groups of this study
are 40,582 students from 44 high schools that distribute online classes in the second semester, academic year 2021. The schools in the sample groups are under the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 11 and are merely located in Surat Thani. Techniques used in selecting samples are “Multi-stage Sampling”. The potential samples turned out to be 397 students
in grade 10 to 12, in the second semester, academic year 2021. The selected schools fall
into 4 categories, considering their sizes; small school, medium school, large school, and
extra-large school. The questionnaire consists of 30 questions related to the students’ anxiety levels in turning on camera during online classes, which are derived from reviewing and synthesizing relevant literatures. The questionnaire requires respondents to rate scale from one to five in each question, based on Shives’s levels of anxiety theory (2012). For data analysis and calculation process, arithmetic mean ( gif.latex?\dpi{100}&space;\small&space;\overline{X}) and standard deviation (S.D.) are applied in this study. The result of the research was as follows: 1) the high school students have
high-rate anxiety in turning on cameras during their online classes in overall results and
in both types: Trait-Anxiety/A-Trait and State-Anxiety/A-State, respectively.


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How to Cite

Kulprasong, K., & Aksornkan, S. (2022). The Study of Anxiety Levels in Turning on Camera During Online Classes of High-school Students in Surat Thani. Community and Social Development Journal, 23(2), 210–227.



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