Prediction of public and private university students' communication apprehension with lecturers
The aim of the present study is to examine whether communication apprehension with lecturers among public and private university students may be predicted with respect to general communication apprehension and certain variables. The study was conducted 1091 (585 female, 506 male) first and fourth year students from a public (n=679) and a private university (n=412). Results showed that total and subscales of CALS predicted mostly by PRCA-24 total scores. Variables related with university life; type of university, being student from faculty of education, faculty of medicine, having high GPA, preferred seat in the classroom were also other predictors of CALS. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.