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Effect Of Personalization On Students' Achievement And Gender Factor In Mathematics Education

Nurettin Simsek, Özlem Cakır
2009 Zenodo  
The aim of this study is to point out whether personalization of mathematical word problems could affect student achievement or not.  ...  between gender through personalized and non-personalized problems.  ...  In this research, personalized mathematical word problems have been generated on paper by mentioned generation system.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1333153 fatcat:qrnmahz3fffylktovzlsh3ojlq

Teaching Personal Finance Mathematical Problem Solving to Individuals With Moderate Intellectual Disability

Jenny Root, Alicia Saunders, Fred Spooner, Chelsi Brosh
2016 Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals  
While these studies taught students with ID to solve mathematical equations using a calculator, they did not teach students to solve personal finance word problems or measure generalization to devices  ...  In addition, participants reported that they wanted to learn to solve more mathematical word problems related to personal finance.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2165143416681288 fatcat:ujdyk6ekbnbsrcqpyer2fe4pwm

Examining the Language Factor in Mathematics Assessments

Adnan Kan, Okan Bulut
2015 Journal of Education and Human Development (New York)  
The results showed that word problems were easier than mathematically expressed items.  ...  Using different types of items across test forms is also a common practice to create alternative test forms.This study investigates whether word problems and mathematically expresseditems can be used interchangeably  ...  Figure 5 : 5 Item Difficulties of Word Problems (Left) and Mathematically Expressed Items (Right) from Model 1 Table 1 : 1 Descriptive Statistics for Mathematically Expressed Items and Word Problems  ... 
doi:10.15640/jehd.v4n1a13 fatcat:y4vyu72nqje5jk2l6h7eavo4cm

Effect of Personalisation of Instruction on Students' Motivation to learn Mathematics Word Problems in Nigeria

Adeneye Olarewaju Awofala
2016 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
into their mathematics word problems.  ...  It also examined the influence of gender on motivation to learn mathematics word problems and personalisation was accomplished by incorporating selected information with students" personal preferences  ...  on mathematics word problems using the students" Personal Interest Inventory.  ... 
doi:10.16949/turkbilmat.267339 fatcat:vrby4zkoszdthhfjjp7zojc2ka

Student performance and attitudes using personalized mathematics instruction

Heng-Yu Ku, Howard J. Sullivan
2002 Educational technology research and development  
This study investigated the effects of personalized instruction on the achievement and attitudes of Taiwanese students on two-step mathematics word problems.  ...  The most popular items were then used to create personalized math word problems for the pretest, personalized instructional program, and posttest.  ...  Does personalization of mathematics word problems influence student attitudes toward the instruction on these problems?  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02504959 fatcat:5rkehfvaebdipau5qora5zc2nu

Screening the Personal Need for the Structure and solving word problems with fractions

Valeria Svecova, Gabriela Pavlovicova
2016 SpringerPlus  
This means that the higher the overall score on the Personal Need for Structure scale and its subfactors is, the lower is the success rate of solving the word problems.  ...  the lack of the structure) and the success rate of solving tasks and word problems with fractions.  ...  need for structure and psycho didactics aspects of the development of mathematical competencies" under the leadership of Valeria Svecova.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2285-3 pmid:27330918 pmcid:PMC4870514 fatcat:vkx53simd5eqzdb6kh55pqtlci

Teaching Vocabulary is Bigger than Just Working with a Ten Letter Word

Barba Aldis Patton
2018 International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education  
Guiding students to master words specific to a discipline such as math is not as simple as just memorizing.  ...  If a teacher is not able to guide his/her students to have the knowledge or power of words that student will not be able to be successful in today's world.  ...  These released state tests generally had a two to four brief sentence situational problem followed by four possible responses. Most of the tests had between 40-50 problems.  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2018.0442 fatcat:jhutgc4c55adpmifh662gshk24

Students' Mathematical Communication Skills Based on Keirseys' Personality Types of Idealist and Gender

Indah Dwi Mulyastuti, Budiyono Budiyono, Diari Indriati
2019 Journal of mathematics and mathematics education  
Mathematics learning allows students to communicate mathematical ideas clearly. Different personality types can affect the way they communicate, and other activities in learning mathematics.  ...  This study aims to describe students' mathematical communication skills in terms of Keirsey personality types, namely Idealist and gender who have Idealist personalities.  ...  students with idealist personality types have not been able to write ideas mathematically because they describe more words when doing steps to understand the problem.  ... 
doi:10.20961/jmme.v9i2.48398 fatcat:eu5mecnvbffhnbieyvq6ddfeuu

Factors Affecting Bhutanese Secondary School Students' Ability in Solving Mathematical Word Problems: A Case Study

Phuntsho Wangmo
2021 Asian Research Journal of Mathematics  
There are various factors that affect students' ability to solve mathematical word problems.  ...  Mathematical word problems are part of the school curriculum and are taught at all levels of education in Bhutan.  ...  The findings of this study revealed that students are more interested in word problems when the word problems are personalized and given in a familiar context rather than word problems that are taken verbatim  ... 
doi:10.9734/arjom/2021/v17i130260 fatcat:hstsrtmzmfev3dhywvlnzqgmd4

The Impact of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Text-Based Factors on Solving Mathematics Story Problems

Candace Walkington, Virginia Clinton, Steven Ritter, Mitchell Nathan, Stephen E. Fancsali
2014 Educational Data Mining  
We find that several elements of the text of mathematics word problems matter for performanceincluding the concreteness of the problem's topic, the length and conciseness of the story's text, and the words  ...  However, recent research has pointed to the importance of text-based measures when solving mathematics word problems, suggesting that in order to accurately model the student it is important to understand  ...  Polysemous words have been found to make mathematics word problems more difficult to interpret accross other studies [8] [9] .  ... 
dblp:conf/edm/WalkingtonCRNF14 fatcat:ffbsqquekzeljenk7mnvd7p2lq

Relationship between Students' Scores on Plain Questions and Worded Problems in Mathematics

Ossai Peter Agbadobi Uloku
2020 Journal of Educational and Social Research  
It appears that students find it easier to solve problems on plain questions than worded problems in mathematics.  ...  It was recommended that students should be drilled in solving word problems in mathematics.  ...  They asserted that personalization of word problems in mathematics may be useful in teaching older students.  ... 
doi:10.36941/jesr-2020-0052 fatcat:ewsthwauuzcy5bivxwge2vr45u

How Readability Factors Are Differentially Associated With Performance for Students of Different Backgrounds When Solving Mathematics Word Problems

Candace Walkington, Virginia Clinton, Pooja Shivraj
2017 The American Educational Research Journal  
How readability factors are differentially associated with performance for students of different backgrounds when solving math word problems.  ...  Abstract The link between reading and mathematics achievement is well known, and an important question is whether readability factors in mathematics problems are differentially impacting student groups  ...  However, more often, these problems were using second-person pronouns to give the reader specific technical instructions (e.g., round your answer) or more general instructions to show their work or steps  ... 
doi:10.3102/0002831217737028 fatcat:limntrjgyfd2hczlrirulapz34


Kassahun Tesfaye Agizew*1, Solomon Shiferaw Hurisa2
2018 Zenodo  
The research findings showed that some of the problems were students' poor skills to identify and use appropriate mathematics problem solving strategies and mathematical keywords or indicators, to put  ...  The objective of this research study was developing students' mathematics problem solving skills. Quantitative and qualitative designs were used.  ...  We would also like to thank the study population, all first year mathematics students, for their provision of required information.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2165833 fatcat:h65ppir6cjc3fpzzzq6wgpgkom

Detecting multiword phrases in mathematical text corpora [article]

Winfried Gödert
2012 arXiv   pre-print
It makes use of a software tool named Lingo which allows to identify words by means of previously defined dictionaries for specific word classes as adjectives, personal names or nouns.  ...  We present an approach for detecting multiword phrases in mathematical text corpora. The method used is based on characteristic features of mathematical terminology.  ...  We can obviously conclude that it might be very helpful for identification purposes to distinguish between words as personal names and words as labels for mathematical concepts.  ... 
arXiv:1210.0852v1 fatcat:kmv7qtqr45cphpsv6gvyejyize

Page 145 of Naval Research Logistics Vol. 3, Issue 3 [page]

1956 Naval Research Logistics  
DECISION MAKING AND NEW MATHEMATICS 145 The theory of linear programming was developed by G. Dantzig and others about 1948. The classical example of a linear programming problem is the diet problem.  ...  ., the type of mathematics needed to analyze the model and solve the problems connected with it was the theory of games.  ... 
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