Achievement and response of students at favorite junior high schools in sukabumi on trends in international mathematics and science study (timss) questions

  • Suhendar Suhendar Biology Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Sukabumi
  • Ayi Wahyuni Biology Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Sukabumi
Keywords: Domain cognitive, ecosystem concept, timss questions.

Abstract

The research is aimed to know student achievement and teacher response on TIMSS. The research method used is descriptive. This achievement is captured the TIMSS questions in 2007 and 2011 on the ecosystem concept. The test contains 20 questions consisting of 14 essays and 6 multiple choice questions. The TIMSS questions also consist of several cognitive domains of knowing, applying and reasoning. Responses of students and teachers were collected through questionnaires and interviews. The study subjects are class VIII B 1 of School A and class VIII E School B 2 of Sukabumi in the academic year of 2015/2016. The results show that average achievement in School A is in the poor category (41%) and School B is in the fair category (56%). The achievements based on cognitive domain, 80% for knowing the domain, 43% for applying domain and 53% reasoning domain. Some students of School A and most of the students of School B  feel interested in TIMSS problem, while the teachers think that TIMSS questions will be used if it already familiar.

How to Cite
Suhendar, S., & Wahyuni, A. (11). Achievement and response of students at favorite junior high schools in sukabumi on trends in international mathematics and science study (timss) questions. Biosfer: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi, 11(2), 126-133. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21009/biosferjpb.v11n2.126-133