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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(4), 319-323
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-4-4
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Improving the Ability of Creative Thinking Mathematically and Self-Confidence Student through Application Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) Review from Student Gender

Nihdayati Pane1, , Edi Syahputra1 and Mulyono1

1Post Graduate Program Mathematics Education, State University of Medan, Medan, Indonesia

Pub. Date: April 04, 2018

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Nihdayati Pane, Edi Syahputra and Mulyono. Improving the Ability of Creative Thinking Mathematically and Self-Confidence Student through Application Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) Review from Student Gender. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(4):319-323. doi: 10.12691/education-6-4-4

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to determine: improving the ability of mathematical and self-confidence of students of class X of SMA Negeri 1 Barus taught by Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs), and to view whether there was interaction between learning with student's gender to the ability ofCreative Thinking Mathematically and student self-confidence. This type of research was a quasi-experiment research. The population in this study was all students of SMA Negeri 1 Barus. The sample in this research were 32 students of X-1 class as experiment class and 32 students of class X-2 as control class through purposive sampling method.The data in this research were analyzed by using ANAVA 2 Path. The validation result on the test of creative thinking ability got the significance value 0,82, meanwhile the test reliability value got the result 0,87. The results obtained: (1) Increased ability of creative thinking mathematically and self-confidence of students who gained learning Eliciting Activities Model (MEAs) was higher than the ability to think creatively mathematically and self-confidence students who obtained conventional learning; (2) There was no interaction between learning and gender of students towards the improvement of the ability of creative thinking mathematically and student self-confidence.

Keywords:
the ability of creative thinking mathematically self-confidence model eliciting activities

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