Using Pictorial Media to Improve Students' Comprehension Ability in Fraction Material

  • Rika Duta Wahyuni IAIN PONOROGO
  • Annisa Dwi Kurniawati

Abstract


Increasing use of learning media is an important aspect of achieving mathematics learning goals, especially in fraction material for elementary school students. However, there are still many teachers who teach material in conventional ways without using interesting learning media. This research aims to find out whether the use of pictorial media is better in improving




students' understanding of fraction material. Quantitative design research with a pretest-posttest t test involving an experimental class and a control class was used to answer the research questions. A total of 32 grade 3 elementary school students were sampled in the research. The results of the research show that the use of pictorial media in mathematics learning about fractions for grade 3 elementary school students is better than ordinary learning which does not use pictorial media. How students' ability to understand fractions using pictorial media-based applications can be a recommendation for further research.



References

Susanto, Ahmad. 2016. Learning and Learning Theory in Elementary Schools. (Jakarta: Prenamedia.
Arief S. Sadiman. 2003. Educational Media. Jakarta: Raja Grafindo Persada.
Arinda, Marlina. 2017. Problem Solving Star Strategy to Improve the Ability to Understand Mathematical Concepts in Children with Learning Disabilities. Jakarta: Journal of the Faculty of Mathematics Education Department. Tarbiyah and Teacher Training Science. Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta.
Hamalik, Oemar. 2004. Teaching and Learning Process. Literary Earth. Jakarta.
Novitasari, Dian. 2016. The Effect of Using Interactive Multimedia on Students' Ability to Understand Mathematical Concepts. Jakarta: Journal of Muhammadiyah University Jakarta.
Orhan, M. A., et al. 2016. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. School of Humanities, Paises Bajos.
Pujiati., Kanzunnudin, M., and Wanabuliandari., S. 2018. Analysis of Class IV Students' Understanding of Mathematical Concepts at SDN 3 Gemulung on Fraction Material. Scientific Journal of Mathematics Education.
Ruseffendi, E.T. (2006). An Introduction to Helping Teachers Develop Their Competencies in Mathematics Teaching to Improve CBSA. Bandung: Tarsito
Sardiman. (2012). Teaching and Learning Interaction & Motivation. Jakarta: Rajagrafindo Persada. S. Nasution. 2006. Research methods: (Scientific research). Bandung: Earth of Letters.
Published
2023-12-13
How to Cite
WAHYUNI, Rika Duta; KURNIAWATI, Annisa Dwi. Using Pictorial Media to Improve Students' Comprehension Ability in Fraction Material. PISCES : Proceeding of Integrative Science Education Seminar, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 254-259, dec. 2023. Available at: <https://prosiding.iainponorogo.ac.id/index.php/pisces/article/view/1115>. Date accessed: 13 july 2024.
Section
Articles