Mathematical Literacy: A Case Study on Padang Students' Mathematical Ability

https://doi.org/10.24042/ajpm.v12i1.8538

Yulia Yulia, Martin Kustati, Juli Afriadi

Abstract


This study aims to analyze student mathematical literacy ability from the perspective of students' Mathematical Ability. This research is a descriptive study with a qualitative approach. The research subjects were three students of XI IPA 1 MAN 1 Padang with different mathematical abilities: low, medium, and high. Data were collected through documentation, tests, and interviews. The results of the analysis show that students with high abilities can solve routine problems, interpret problems and solve them with formulas, carry out procedures well, can deal with complex situations, use their reasoning in solving problems, can work effectively and interpret different representations and then relate them to the real world. Students with moderate abilities can solve routine problems, interpret problems and solve them with formulas, and carry out procedures properly. Meanwhile, students with low abilities are only able to solve routine questions. Based on these results, it is necessary to look for strategies in the mathematics learning process, which enable the improvement of students' mathematical literacy skills.


Keywords


Mathematical literacy; Mathematical Ability.

Full Text:

PDF

References


Acharya, B. R. (2017). Factors affecting difficulties in learning mathematics by mathematics learners. International Journal of Elementary Education, 6(2), 8–15.

Aizikovitsh-Udi, E., & Cheng, D. (2015). Developing mathematical ability from dispositions to abilities: Mathematics education from early childhood to high school. Creative Education, 6(04), 455.

Amir, M. F., Mufarikhah, I. A., Wahyuni, A., Nasrun, N., & Rudyanto, H. E. (2019). Developing ‘Fort Defending’Game as a Learning Design for Mathematical Literacy Integrated to Primary School Curriculum in Indonesia. Elementary Education Online, 18(3).

Arding, N. I., & Atun, S. (2020). Analysis of Junior High School students’ scientific literacy on simple effort and aircraft for everyday life. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1440(1), 012095.

Aula, M. F. R., Suyitno, H., & Rosyida, I. (2019). Mathematical Literacy Ability Viewed From Student’s Learning Style Based on Gender Differences on PBL Assistance Project Assessment. Unnes Journal of Mathematics Education Research, 8(1), 96–103.

Boesen, J., Lithner, J., & Palm, T. (2010). The relation between types of assessment tasks and the mathematical reasoning students use. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 75(1),

–105.

Chukwuyenum, A. N. (2013). Impact of critical thinking on performance in mathematics among senior secondary school students in Lagos State. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 3(5), 18–25.

Dinni, H. N. (2018). HOTS (High Order Thinking Skills) dan kaitannya dengan kemampuan literasi matematika. PRISMA, Prosiding Seminar Nasional Matematika, 1, 170–176.

Efriani, A., & Putri, R. I. I. (2019). Sailing Context in PISA-Like Mathematics Problems. Journal on Mathematics Education, 10(2), 265–276.

Fauzan, A., Musdi, E., & Afriadi, J. (2018). Developing learning trajectory for teaching statistics at junior high school using RME approach. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1088(1), 012040.

Fauzan, Ahmad, Plomp, T., & Gravemeijer, K. (2013). The development of an rme-based geometry course for Indonesian primary schools. Educational Design Research–Part B: Illustrative Cases, 159–178.

Firdaus, F. M. (2017). Improving Primary Students’ Mathematical Literacy through Problem Based Learning and Direct Instruction. Educational Research and Reviews, 12(4), 212–219.

Haara, F. O., Bolstad, O. H., & Jenssen, E. S. (2017). Research on Mathematical Literacy in Schools–Aim, Approach and Attention. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 5(3), 285–313.

Habsah, F. (2017). Developing teaching material based on realistic mathematics andoriented to the mathematical reasoning and mathematical communication. Jurnal Riset Pendidikan Matematika, 4(1), 43–55.

Hadi, S., Retnawati, H., Munadi, S., Apino, E., & Wulandari, N. F. (2018). The difficulties of high school students in solving higher-order thinking skills problems. Problems of Education in the 21st century, 76(4), 520.

Hairunnisah, H., Suyitno, H., & Hidayah, I. (2019). Students Mathematical Literacy ability Judging from the Adversity Quotient and Gender in Problem Based Learning Assisted Edmodo. Unnes Journal of Mathematics Education Research, 8(2), 180–187.

Hayati, T. R., & Kamid, K. (2019). Analysis of Mathematical Literacy Processes in High School Students. International Journal of Trends in Mathematics Education Research, 2(3), 116–119.

Indrawati, K. A. D., Muzaki, A., & Febrilia, B. R. A. (2019). Profil berpikir siswa dalam menyelesaikan soal sistem persamaan linear. Jurnal Didaktik Matematika, 6(1), 68–83.

Janssen, E. M., Mainhard, T., Buisman, R. S., Verkoeijen, P. P., Heijltjes, A. E., van Peppen, L. M., & van Gog, T. (2019). Training higher education teachers’ critical thinking and attitudes towards teaching it. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 58, 310–322.

Janssen, E. M., Meulendijks, W., Mainhard, T., Verkoeijen, P. P., Heijltjes, A. E., van Peppen, L. M., & van Gog, T. (2019). Identifying characteristics associated with higher education teachers’ Cognitive Reflection Test performance and their attitudes towards teaching critical thinking. Teaching and Teacher Education, 84, 139–149.

Kaufman, K. J. (2013). 21 ways to 21st century skills: Why students need them and ideas for practical implementation. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 49(2), 78–83.

Kaya, D., & Aydın, H. (2016). Elementary mathematics teachers’ perceptions and lived experiences on mathematical communication. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 12(6), 1619–1629.

Kelley, K., Clark, B., Brown, V., & Sitzia, J. (2003). Good practice in the conduct and reporting of survey research. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 15(3), 261–266.

Kelly, C. A. (2006). Using manipulatives in mathematical problem solving: A performance- based analysis. The Mathematics Enthusiast, 3(2), 184–193.

Kezer, F., & Turker, B. (2012). Comparison of the critical thinking dispositions of (studying in the secondary science and mathematics division) preservice teachers. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 46, 1279–1283.

Kivunja, C. (2014). Do You Want Your Students to Be Job-Ready with 21st Century Skills? Change Pedagogies: A Pedagogical Paradigm Shift from Vygotskyian Social Constructivism to Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Siemens’ Digital Connectivism. International Journal of Higher Education, 3(3), 81–91.

Kurniawati, N. D. L., & Mahmudi, A. (2019). Analysis of mathematical literacy skills and mathematics self-efficacy of junior high school students. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1320(1), 012053.

Lailiyah, S. (2017). Mathematical literacy skills of students’ in term of gender differences. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1868(1), 050019.

Lee, J. S., & Ginsburg, H. P. (2009). Early childhood teachers’ misconceptions about mathematics education for young children in the United States. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 34(4), 37–45.

Miles, M. B., Huberman, A. M., & Saldana, J. (2014). Qualitative data analysis: A methods sourcebook.

Mutodi, P., & Ngirande, H. (2014). The influence of studentsperceptions on Mathematics performance. A case of a selected high school in South Africa. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(3), 431.

Nahdi, D. S., Jatisunda, M. G., Cahyaningsih, U., & Suciawati, V. (2020). Pre-service teacher’s ability in solving mathematics problem viewed from numeracy literacy skills. Elementary Education Online, 19(4), 1902–1910.

Nugrahanto, S., & Zuchdi, D. (2019). Indonesia PISA Result and Impact on The Reading Learning Program in Indonesia. International Conference on Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Education (ICILLE 2018), 373–377.

Nuraisah, E., Irawati, R., & Hanifah, N. (2016). Perbedaan Pengaruh Penggunaan Pembelajaran Konvensional dan Pendekatan Kontekstual Terhadap Kemampuan Berpikir Kritis Matematis dan Motivasi Belajar Siswa Pada Materi Pecahan. Jurnal Pena Ilmiah, 1(1), 291–300.

Otoo, D., Iddrisu, W. A., Kessie, J. A., & Larbi, E. (2018). Structural model of students’ interest and self-motivation to learning mathematics. Education Research International, 2018.

Psycharis, S., & Kallia, M. (2017). The effects of computer programming on high school students’ reasoning skills and mathematical self-efficacy and problem solving. Instructional Science, 45(5), 583–602.

Rusdi, R., Fauzan, A., Arnawa, I. M., & Lufri, L. (2019). Development of Mathematics Teaching Materials Based on Realistic Mathematics Education and Literacy in Junior High School. 1st International Conference on Innovation in Education (ICoIE 2018), 120–125.

Saleh, M., Prahmana, R. C. I., & Isa, M. (2018). Improving the Reasoning Ability of Elementary School Student through the Indonesian Realistic Mathematics Education. Journal on Mathematics Education, 9(1), 41–54.

Soulé, H., & Warrick, T. (2015). Defining 21st century readiness for all students: What we know and how to get there. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9(2), 178.

Stacey, K. (2011). The PISA View of Mathematical Literacy in Indonesia. Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 2(2), 95–126.

Stacey, K., Almuna, F., Caraballo, R. M., Chesné, J.-F., Garfunkel, S., Gooya, Z., Kaur, B., Lindenskov, L., Lupiáñez, J. L., & Park, K. M. (2015). PISA’s influence on thought and action in mathematics education. In Assessing Mathematical Literacy (pp. 275–306). Springer.

Sutisna, A. P., Budi, A. S., & Noornia, A. (2019). The Influence of the Realistic Mathematics Education Approach and Early Mathematical Ability to Mathematical Literacy. Int. J. Multidiscip. Curr. Res, 6, 798–801.

Ugwuozor, F. O., Ede, M. O., Ifelunni, O. C., & Abiogu, G. C. (2020). Teachers’ demographic variables as predictors of mathematical ability of school children: Implications for school counselling. Glob J Health Sci, 12, 91–101.

Widana, I. W., Parwata, I., Parmithi, N. N., Jayantika, I., Sukendra, I. K., & Sumandya, I. W. (2018). Higher order thinking skills assessment towards critical thinking on mathematics lesson. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2(1), 24–32.

Widyatiningtyas, R., Kusumah, Y. S., Sumarmo, U., & Sabandar, J. (2015). The Impact of Problem-Based Learning Approach to Senior High School Students’ Mathematics Critical Thinking Ability. Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 6(2), 30–38.

Yasin, M., Jauhariyah, D., Madiyo, M., Rahmawati, R., Farid, F., Irwandani, İ., & Mardana, F. F. (2019). The guided inquiry to improve students mathematical mathematical ability using student’s worksheet. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists, 7(4), 1345–1360.

Yi, M., Flores, R., & Wang, J. (2020). Examining the influence of van Hiele theory-based instructional activities on elementary preservice teachers’ geometry knowledge for teaching 2-D shapes. Teaching and Teacher Education, 91, 103038.

Zimmerman, J. L. (2001). Conjectures regarding empirical managerial accounting research. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 32(1–3), 411–427.

Zulkardi, Z., Putri, R. I. I., & Wijaya, A. (2020). Two decades of realistic mathematics education in Indonesia. In International reflections on the Netherlands didactics of mathematics (pp. 325–340). Springer, Cham.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.24042/ajpm.v12i1.8538

Article Metrics

Abstract views : 295 | PDF downloads : 162

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2021 Al-Jabar : Jurnal Pendidikan Matematika

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

Creative Commons License
Al-Jabar : Jurnal Pendidikan Matematika is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.