Share Paper: Students’ Perception on Individual and Group Working Experience in a Math Problem Solving Activity

  1. Hatice Sancar Tokmak, Mersin University, Turkey
  2. Nurtac Boz, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
Tuesday, March 8 11:30-11:50 AM Evergreen

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate student’ perception on individual and group working experience in a Math Problem Solving activity. With respect to this aim, an activity in which students would solve Math problems individually and with a group was arranged. The data collection methods were interview and observation. 12 students from the Department of Math Education participated to the study. Firstly, each student solved the problems on second degree equation including 8 questions on their own. Then, the students divided into 3 groups and each group consisted of 4 students. They were attained to the groups according ...