Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Education Symposium (AES 2018)

Analysis of Learning Difficulties and Self-Efficacy of Junior High School Students in Solving of Story-Form Mathematics Problems

Authors
Indah Putri Ratnasari, Sri Hasturi Noer
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https://doi.org/10.2991/aes-18.2019.92How to use a DOI?
Keywords
analysis of student difficulties factors; self-efficacy; solving mathematical problems; story problems
Abstract
This study aims to investigate the learning difficulties and students’ self-efficacy of junior high school students in South Lampung Regency in solving essay mathematics problems. This research employed quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data were obtained using descriptive question tests, interviews and self-efficacy scale questionnaires. The sampling technique used purposive sampling technique with 32 students as participants. It was found that students’ difficulties included difficulties in understanding the questions, in working on the questions, inadequate time provided and anxiety experienced by some students when faced mathematics problem in story-form. Self-efficacy of the students was found to be in the high category with an average of 80.47.
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Proceedings
3rd Asian Education Symposium (AES 2018)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
April 2019
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978-94-6252-709-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aes-18.2019.92How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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