DESKRIPSI KEMAMPUAN PENALARAN MATEMATIS SISWA DITINJAU DARI GAYA BELAJAR DAN GENDER

Eti Nurhayati, Fitrianto Eko Subekti

Abstract


The objectives of this research was to construct description on student’s mathematical
cognitive ability in SMP Muhammadiyah Sumbang viewed from learning style and gender on
topic of rectangular. The research method was descriptive qualitative. The research
population was students of 7th Grade A and D with purposive sampling technique. Students
were divided into six groups and two students from each group were selected as respondents.
Test, interview and documentation were used as the data collection. The results indicated: 1)
Male and female students with visual learning style could not have knowledge of five
indicators of mathematical cognitive ability as follow: to propose presumption, to make
mathematical manipulation, to draw conclusions, to construct evidence, to give reasonable
evidence for solutions, to examine argument validity, and to find path of mathematical
indication. 2) Male and female students with auditory learning style could have knowledge
one indicator of mathematical cognitive ability as of to find path of mathematical indication.
3) Male students with kinesthetic learning style could have knowledge of one indicator of
mathematical cognitive ability as of to make mathematical manipulation. 4) Female students
with kinesthetic learning style could have knowledge of one indicator of mathematical
cognitive ability as of to propose presumption.

KEY WORDS: Mathematical cognitive ability, Learning style, Gender

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ISSN: 2549-9084