Sunyono, Sunyono and Efkar, Tasviri and Munifatullah, Feni (2017) THE INFLUENCE OF MULTIPLE REPRESENTATION STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE THE MENTAL MODEL OF 10TH GRADE STUDENTS ON THE CONCEPT OF CHEMICAL BONDING. The Turkish Online Journal of Design, Art and Communication, 7. pp. 1606-1614. ISSN 2146-5193

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Student’s mental models in this study were built through model-based learning with multiple representations. The samples in this study were conducted through random cluster sampling with the study subjects were taken from a high school student in Lampung Province. The selected number of samples as many as two classes of students grade 10 and students involved in this study as 76 peoples. Mental models of the students were measured through tests in the form of an essay. This test is a test of creative problem solving to look at the ability of the student's imagination. The results showed that (1) After learning by using multiple representations strategy, mental models abilities of students becomes higher, which is located at the level of intermediate-3; (2) Multiple representation strategies give a high influence to the improvement of the students' mental models to the concept of atomic structure. These findings indicate that learning by multiple representations strategy could be alternative strategy in the teaching of chemistry to solve problems creatively, particularly concepts related to the phenomenon of sub-microscopic, macroscopic and symbolic. Keywords: Influence, Chemical Bonding, Mental Models, Multiple Representation

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (FKIP) > Prodi Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Dr Feni Munifatullah
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2019 07:57
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2019 07:57

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