ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS DECISION MAKING TO SOLVE SCIENCE REASONING TEST OF TRENDS IN INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE STUDY (TIMSS)

N. Novianawati, Nahadi -

Abstract

This study aims to determine students decision making strategy to answer TIMSS science reasoning test in cognitive reasoning domain. This research is quantitative descriptive research. The result shows that students tend to use compensatory strategy for decision making in solving multiple-choice questions and use rational category to answer essay questions. The result shows that more than half of students have been able to answer the questions TIMSS science tests correctly.

Keywords

Decision Making; Science Reasoning; TIMSS

Full Text:

PDF

References

Bavolar, J. 2013. Validation of Adult Decision Making Competence in Slovak Student. Judgement and Decision Making. 8 (3): 386 392.

B?ttcher, F. dan Meisert, A. 2013. Effect of Direct and Indirect Instruction on Fostering Decision-Making Competence in Socioscientific Issues. Res Sci Educ. 43 (2): 479 506.

Cojuharenco, I. 2007. Lay intuitions about overall evaluations of experiences. Judgement and Decision Making. 2 (1): 40 47.

Eggert, S. and B?geholz, S. 2010. Students' Use of Decision-Making Strategies with Regard to Socioscientific Issues: An Application of The Rasch Partial Credit Model. Science Education. 94 (2): 230 258.

Eggert, S., B?geholz, S., Frauke, O. 2012. Socioscientific Decision Making in the Science Classroom: The E?ect of Embedded Metacognitive Instructions on Students Learning Outcomes. Education Research International. vol. 2013 (ID. 309894).

Gresch, H., Hasselhorn, M., and B?geholz, S. 2013. Training in Decision-making Strategies: An Approach to Enhance Students Competence to Deal with Socio-scienti?c Issues. International Journal of Science Education. 3 (15): 2587 2607.

Khader, P.H. 2011. Memory-Based Decision with Heuristic: Evidence for a Controlled Activation of Memory Representations. Journal Cognitive Neuroscience. 23 (11): 2540 3554.

Lamond, D. & Thompson, C. 2000. Intuition and Analysis in Decision Making and Choice. Journal of Nurshing Scholarship. 32 (2): 411 414.

Mullis, IVS. & Martin, M.O. 2013. TIMSS 2015 Assessment Frameworks. United States: TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center.

Oppeinheimer, D., Eplay, N., & Eyre, R.N. 2007. Overcoming Intuition: Metacognitive Difficulty Activates Analytic Reasoning. Journal of Experimental Psychology General. 136 (4): 569 576.

Papadouris, N. dan Constantinos P.C. 2010. Approaches Employed by Sixth-Graders to Compare Rival Solutions in Socio-Scienti?c Decision-Making Tasks. Learning and Instruction. 20: 225 238.

Polic, M. 2009. Decision Making: Between Rationaly and Reality. Interdiciplinary Descriptionof Complex System. 7 (2): 78 98.

Rustaman, N.Y. 2009. Analisis Konten dan Capaian Sains Siswa Indonesia dalam TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) tahun 1999, 2003, dan 2007. Jakarta: Badan Penelitian Pengembangan Departemen Pendidikan Nasional.

Scott, S.G. & Bruce, R.A. 1985. Decision Making Style: The Development and Assessment of a New Measure. Educational and Phychological Measurement. 55: 818 831.

Sukmadinata. 2012. Metode Penelitian Pendidikan. Bandung: PT. Remaja Rosdakarya.

Tawil, M. dan Liliasari. 2013. Berpikir Kompleks dan Implementasinya dalam Pembelajaran IPA. Makasar: Badan Penerbit UNM.

Wang, Y. & Ruhe, G. 2007. The Cognitive Process of Decision Making. International Journal of Cognitive and natural Science Intelligence. 1 (2): 73 85.

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.