International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2017 - Volume 12 Issue 3, pp. 579-583
  • Published Online: 11 Aug 2017
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Reference: Jazim, Anwar RB, Rahmawati D. The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2017;12(3), 579-583.
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Reference: Jazim, Anwar, R. B., & Rahmawati, D. (2017). The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 12(3), 579-583.
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Reference: Jazim, Rahmad Bustanul Anwar, and Dwi Rahmawati. "The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2017 12 no. 3 (2017): 579-583.
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Reference: Jazim, Anwar, R. B., and Rahmawati, D. (2017). The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 12(3), pp. 579-583.
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Reference: Jazim et al. "The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 12, no. 3, 2017, pp. 579-583.
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Reference: Jazim, Anwar RB, Rahmawati D. The Use of Mathematical Module Based on Constructivism Approach as Media to Implant the Concept of Algebra Operation. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2017;12(3):579-83.

Abstract

Mathematical learning to implant the concept of algebra operation using constructivism approach is very important. Students should be actively involved in the process of building their understanding, so meaningful learning experiences can be to gained. This research was an experimental research involving 91 students of grade 8. This research applied constructivism-based mathematics module used by the students during studying the concept of algebra operation. The result showed that the use of constructivism based mathematics module was very effective in improving students' mathematical understanding on algebra operation material. This result was obtained by performing the initial test (pre-test) before the use of modules and final test (post-test) after the use of module.  Addition, the result of observation conducted during the learning activities showed that in the use of modules in learning mathematics, students with high academic ability tended to be more active in the discussion process.

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