Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Training and Education 2018 (ICTTE 2018)

Thinking Styles of Seventh Grade Students and the Effect on Misconception

Authors
Maya Pamungkas, Sulistyo Saputro, Sri Mulyani
Corresponding Author
Maya Pamungkas
Available Online September 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ictte-18.2018.17How to use a DOI?
Keywords
reflective thinking style; impulsive thinking style; quickly precise thinking styles; slowly imprecise thinking styles; misconception
Abstract

Misconception can happen in students because of several factors. The existence of misconception makes students wrong in constructing knowledge that will be continue to the next level of education. One of the factors that can lead misconception is thinking style of students. There are four types of thinking styles based on conceptual tempo. They are reflective, impulsive, quick but careful, and slow but not careful that can be identified using Matching Familiar Figure Test (MFFT). This study aims to identify thinking styles of seventh grade students. The method used in this research was survey method. Data was collected by the test in three schools with high, medium, and low grades. The results showed that there were 62 students with reflective thinking styles, there were 10 students with impulsive thinking styles, there were 2 students that quickly precise thinking styles, and there were 6 students that slowly imprecise thinking styles. This research can be used as a reference to identify student’s misconceptions in certain subjects.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Training and Education 2018 (ICTTE 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
September 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-598-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ictte-18.2018.17How 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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