Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Intellectuals' Global Responsibility (ICIGR 2017)

The Effect of Games and Self-Confidence For Very Young Learner' Cognitive Ability

Authors
Luluk Iffatur Rocmah
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Luluk Iffatur Rocmah
Available Online January 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icigr-17.2018.39How to use a DOI?
Keywords
games, self-confidence, cognitive ability, comprehending geometrical shapes, very young learner
Abstract

This study is an experimental research, which aims to find out the effect of games and self-confidence for very young learner's cognitive ability in comprehending geometrical shapes at age 5-6 years. The games are geometrical puzzle and picture cards game, while self-confidence consists of high self-confidence and low self-confidence. The subjects of this research were very young learners at age 5-6 years in Taman Kanak-kanak Aisyiyah Sepanjang, Sidoarjo Regency. Based on the data analysis, the following results are obtained: (1) There are not differences between the cognitive of very young learner treated with geometrical puzzle game and those treated with picture cards game, (2) There is an interaction effect between games and self-confidence on cognitive ability to comprehend geometrical shapes, (3) Very young learner with high self-confidence treated with geometrical puzzle game have the cognitive ability higher than those treated with picture cards game, (4) Very young learner with low self-confidence treated with picture cards game have the cognitive ability higher than those treated with geometrical puzzle game. This research presents an implication that type of constructive game can be used to improve cognitive ability. And in order to improve children's cognitive ability, appropriate type of game is necessary in consideration of children's level of self-confidence.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Intellectuals' Global Responsibility (ICIGR 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-459-0
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icigr-17.2018.39How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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