International Journal of Insights for Mathematics Teaching (IJOIMT)
Vol 1, No 2 (2018)

INFORMAL STATISTICAL REASONING OF STUDENTS TAKEN FORMAL STATISTICS LEARNING RELATED TO DISTRIBUTION

Rufiana, Intan Sari (Unknown)
Sa'dijah, Cholis (Unknown)
Subanji, Subanji (Unknown)
Susanto, Hery (Unknown)
As'ari, Abdur Rahman (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
23 Oct 2018

Abstract

This research aims at describing students? statistical reasoning in graphics statistics representation related to distribution. The subjects of this research were students of semester IV of Program of Study Mathematics Education of Muhammadiyah University Ponorogo who have taken a basic statistics course. These subjects were chosen because they have taken a course related to descriptive statistics which discusses graphics representation and data distribution. The data collection technique used essay test related to graphics representation. In addition, an interview was also conducted to confirm students? answer. This research finding shows that statistical reasoning of semester IV students of Mathematics Education whose statistics ability is poor belong to pre-structural level and whose statistics ability is high belong to multi-structural and relational level. The high skilled students could conclude the data with statistical reason even though they used informal terms. Students with multi-structural and relational level regard that variety is a standard showing the numbers of different data among others, not on the different value from the average. Students with relational reasoning level were able to generate graphics concluding by connecting the central tendency and distribution scale.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijoimt

Publisher

Subject

Mathematics

Description

International Journal of Insight for Mathematics Teaching is published at most twice a year in October and March. It contain scientific articles on mathematics education written in English. The article is published in form of research results, research review, or even perspectives, opinions, and ...