Students’ Reflective Abstraction in Solving Number Sequence Problems
Mohammad Djasuli, Cholis Sa’dijah, I Nengah Parta, Tjang Daniel Chandra
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This study is qualitative in nature, aims to describe students’ reflective abstraction in solving problems related to number sequence. As subjects of this study are 6 students, composed of 3 students (2 female and one male) from State Senior High School (SMAN) 1 Pasuruan, and 3 students (2 male and 1 female) from SMAN 1 Pandaan, East Java, Indonesia. In this study, the researchers were acted as human instruments. Narrative description was compiled by assembling descriptions of reflective abstraction stages associated with the criteria of high, intermediate, or low thinking processes, and the cognitive levels including knowledge application and reasoning. The results suggest that students’ strategies of problem solving are not directly proportional to their level of reflective abstraction. It was also found that students’ reflective abstraction furnish students’ individually unique solution, simply complicated, while interventions are important in its attainments.

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Article Type: Research Article

INT ELECT J MATH ED, 2017, Volume 12, Issue 3, 621-632

https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/638

Publication date: 11 Sep 2017

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