### MATHEMATICS SKILL OF FIFTEEN YEARS OLD STUDENTS IN YOGYAKARTA IN SOLVING PROBLEMS LIKE PISA

#### Abstract

The aims of this research were to describe mathematics skill of 8^{th} fifteen-year old students in Yogyakarta in solving problem of PISA. The sampling was combination of stratified and cluster random sampling. The sample consisting of 400 students was selected from fifteen schools. The data collection was by tests. The research finding revealed that mathematics skill of fifteen-year old students in Yogyakarta in solving problem of PISA was low in category but it was better than Indonesian students in PISA 2012. Mathematics skill of fifteen-year old students in Yogyakarta in solving problem of PISA was below the OECD average of PISA 2012.

#### Keywords

#### Full Text:

PDF#### References

Alexander, R. (2013). How accurate is the PISA test? BBC News Magazine December 10th, 2013. Accessed from: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25299445 on September 21st, 2014.

Ar?kan, S. (2015). Construct validity of TIMSS 2011 mathematics cognitive domains for Turkish students. International Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 7(1), 29-44.

Bloem, S. (2013). PISA in low and middle income countries. OECD Education Working Papers, No. 93, OECD Publishing.

Dolinar, G. (2014). International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO 2014): Indonesia Team Results. Accessed from: http://www.imo-official.org/country_team_r.aspx?code=IDN&column=year&order=desc on September 15th, 2014.

Ebel, R. L. & Frisbie, D. A. (1991). Essentials of educational measurement (5th ed). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Eklöf, H., Paveši?, B. J., & Grønmo, L. S. (2014). A Cross-National Comparison of Reported Effort and Mathematics Performance in TIMSS Advanced. Applied Measurement in Education, 27(1), 31-45.

Kamaliyah, Zulkardi, & Darmawijoyo. (2013). Developing the sixth level of PISA-like mathematics problems for secondary school students. Journal on Mathematics Education, 4(1), 9-28.

Ker, H. W. (2013). Trend analysis on mathematics achievements: a comparative study using TIMSS data. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 1(3), 200-203.

Kiel, T. E., Bielefeld, E. W., & Bielefeld, T. M. (2005). Comparing adult mathematical literacy with PISA students: results of pilot study. ZDM, 37(3).

Kilpatrick, J. & Swafford, J. (2002). Helping children learn mathematics. Washington, Maryland: National Academy Press.

Kim, H. Y. (2013). Statistical notes for clinical researchers: assessing normal distribution (2) using skewness and kurtosis. Restorative dentistry & endodontics, 38(1), 52-54.

Krejcie, R. V. & Morgan, D. W. (1970). Determining sample size for research activities. Educational and psychological measurement, 30, 607-610.

Leech, N. L., Barrett, K. C. & Morgan, G. A. (2005). SPSS for intermediate statistics: use and interpretation (2nd ed). Mahwah, NJ: LEA (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers).

Lessani, A., Yunus, A. S. Md., Tarmiz, R. A. & Mahmud, R. (2014). Effects of Malaysian Secondary Schools Mathematics Teachers’ Familiarity with TIMSS on Students’ Achievement in Mathematics. International Journal of Education and Research, 2(8), 99-110.

Lutfianto, M., Zulkardi, & Hartono, Y. (2013). Unfinished student answer in PISA mathematics contextual problem. Journal on Mathematics Education, 4(2), 188-193.

Myers, J. L. & Well, A. D. (2003). Research design and statistical analysis (2nd ed). Mahwah, NJ: LEA (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers).

Novita, R., Zulkardi, & Hartono, Y. (2012). Exploring primary student’s problem-solving ability by doing tasks like PISA’s question. Journal on Mathematics Education, 3(2), 133-150.

OECD. (2013). PISA 2012 Assessment and analytical framework: mathematics, reading, science, problem solving and financial literacy. Paris. OECD Publishing.

OECD. (2014). PISA 2012 results: what students know and can do - student performance in mathematics, reading and science (Volume 1, Revised Edition, February 2014). Paris: OECD Publishing.

Puspendik. (2014). Laporan hasil ujian nasional SMP/MTs tahun pelajaran 2013-2014. Jakarta: BSNP.

Rumasoreng, M., & Sugiman, S. (2014). Analisis kesulitan matematika siswa SMA/MA dalam menyelesaikan soal setara UN di kabupaten maluku tengah. Jurnal Riset Pendidikan Matematika, 1(1), 22-34.

Schleicher, A. (2007). Can competencies assessed by PISA be considered the fundamental school knowledge 15-year-olds should possess?. Journal of Educational Change, 8, 349-357.

Slavin, R. E. (2006). Educational psychology: theory and practice (8th ed). Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Pearson Education, Inc.

Stacey, K. (2012). The international assessment of mathematical literacy: PISA 2012 frameworks and items. 12 th International Congress on Mathematical Education, on July 8th – 15th, 2012 in COEX, Seoul, Korea.

Stephen, M. (2013). PISA: Poor academic standards and an even poorer test. Accessed from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/10488665/PISA-Poor-academic-standards-and-an-even-poorer-test.html on September 21st, 2014.

Wijaya, A., Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, M., Doorman, M. & Robitzsch, A. (2014). Difficulties in solving context-based PISA mathematics tasks: An analysis of students’ error. The Mathematics Enthusiast, 11(3), 555-584.

Wu, M. (2010). Comparing the similarities and differences of PISA 2003 and TIMSS. OECD Education Working Papers, No. 32, OECD Publishing, Proquest Education Journals. Accessed from search.proquest.com/docview/872082780?accountid=31324 on September 23rd, 2014.

Wu, M. (2011). Using PISA and TIMSS mathematics assessments to identify the relative strengths of students in western and Asian countries. Journal of Research in Education Sciences, 56(1), 67-89.

Wuttke, J. (2007). Uncertainties and bias in PISA. PISA According to PISA: Does PISA Keep What It Promises. pp 1-3. Editor: S. T. Hopmann, G. Brinek, & M. Retzl. Wien: Lit-Verlag. Accessed from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1159042 on September 21st, 2014.

Yore, L. D., Anderson, J. O., & Hung Chiu, M. (2010). Moving PISA results into the policy arena: perspectives on knowledge transfer for future considerations and preparations. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 8, 593-609.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22342/jme.9.1.4231.129-144

### Refbacks

- There are currently no refbacks.

**Journal on Mathematics Education**

Kampus FKIP Bukit Besar

Jl. Srijaya Negara, Bukit Besar

Palembang - 30139

p-ISSN: 2087-8885 | e-ISSN: 2407-0610

Journal on Mathematics Education (JME) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

View My Stats