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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(6), 644-648
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-6-10
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The Performance and Mathematical Attitude of Analytic and Global Learners: A Comparative Study

Bernard O. Callao1, Dante Joma P. Zabala2 and Myrna E. Lahoylahoy3,

1Department of Education, Kalubihon High School, Iligan City, Philippines

2Mindanao State University-MSU-IIT, Integrated Developmental School, Iligan City, Philippines

3Mindanao State University-MSU-IIT, Department of Science and Mathematics Education (DSME), Iligan City, Philippines

Pub. Date: May 24, 2018

Cite this paper:
Bernard O. Callao, Dante Joma P. Zabala and Myrna E. Lahoylahoy. The Performance and Mathematical Attitude of Analytic and Global Learners: A Comparative Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(6):644-648. doi: 10.12691/education-6-6-10

Abstract

This study was conducted to identify performance and attitude of analytic and global learners towards mathematics. Performances in a research-made Achievement Test were determined according to their mean and standard deviation scores. Mean attitudes were interpreted as very positive, generally positive, neutral, slightly positive, and negative using the Fennema-Sherman Attitude Scale. On the basis of the mean and standard deviation score, it was found out that the global learners have slightly higher performance than the analytic learners. Their attitudes were both generally positive. However, it was observed that some analytic learners’ attitudes towards mathematics were very positive. There is a significant difference in the performance and attitude towards mathematics of analytic and global learners. Moreover, the significant relationship existed between analytic students’ performance and attitude towards mathematics. This is also true among global learners.

Keywords:
performance mathematical attitude global and analytic learners Fennema-Sherma Attitude Scale

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