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ERIC Number: EJ1203063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2165-8714
Investigation of the 5th Grade Students' Engagements in Mathematics Course towards Student Opinions
Deveci, Ozge; Aldan Karademir, Cigdem
European Journal of Educational Research, v8 n1 p337-348 2019
The research was conducted to determine the opinions of students (10-11 years) on their engagement to mathematics course. These students are 5th grade students at a secondary school in Turkey. Qualitative research method was used in the research. At the study, designed as case study, a total of seven secondary school students were participated the research. The study group was constituted with "snowball sampling" technique of purposeful sampling methods. The data was collected by a semistructured interview form. Sixteen-page interviews obtained from the interviews were transferred to the computer. Data analysis was performed in content analysis. Codes were listed as a result of analysis. Common themes were constituted from the codes. As a result of the research, three themes, (cognitive, social and emotional engagement) eleven sub-themes and eighty nine codes were determined. It was seen that the students' most preferred superficial strategies in terms of cognitive engagement; negative opinions towards group work in terms of social engagement; value given to math course in terms of emotional engagement. Students preferred least getting support sub-theme in terms of cognitive engagement; competitive sub-theme in terms of social engagement; value to the mathematics teacher sub-theme in terms of emotional engagement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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