Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)

Students’ Mental-Modeling Ability (MMA) in Concept Understanding of Vector

Authors
Mr Supriyadi, Richard Samuel Waremra, Rachmi Nur Hidayati, Jusman Masyur, Ms Novia, Ms Kusrini
Corresponding Author
Mr Supriyadi
Available Online October 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.302How to use a DOI?
Keywords
mental-modeling ability, concept understanding, vectors, empirical
Abstract

This paper explains the role of mental models in understanding the concept of physics vector. This research type is empirical research by analyzing data from individual thinking and interview with 2 high school students. Each student represents each category (High and Low). Subjects in this study were selected based on Respondent Selection Test (TSR) of vector material. After obtaining 2 respondents, then they completed a diagnostic test to measure their Mental-Modeling Ability. The result of this study describes the stages of students in solving problems in vector material. The outcome of this study shows that the high category subjects start the stage by making a diagram that leads to the completion of the solution, the medium category is making a diagram at the end of the stage, the low category starts the problem solving without making a diagram. Students’ characteristics in solving the vector problems can provide an overview, the right learning model in teaching vector concepts. All categories have not been able to link information obtained at each step of completion.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-588-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.302How 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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