Middle School Students’ Engagement in Mathematics

  • Yasemin Deringöl Istanbul Universitesi

Abstract

This research was conducted with students attending in secondary schools in Istanbul province to examine secondary school students’ engagement in mathematics course. Research data was collected using “Student Engagement in Mathematics Scale” and “Personal Information Form” prepared by the researcher. This study was conducted in survey model, and research data was analysed using SPSS 16 software. It was concluded that secondary school students’ engagement in mathematics was at a high level, engagement scores in mathematics among five grade and six grade students were higher than those of eight grade students, and engagement scores in mathematics among students loving mathematics and considering themselves successful in mathematics were higher than scores of those who did not consider themselves successful. At the same time, one of the finding obtained was the relationship between students’ mathematics grades and their engagement in mathematics.

Published
2020-07-31
How to Cite
DERINGÖL, Yasemin. Middle School Students’ Engagement in Mathematics. Başkent University Journal of Education, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 180-188, july 2020. ISSN 2148-3272. Available at: <http://buje.baskent.edu.tr/index.php/buje/article/view/233>. Date accessed: 11 aug. 2020.
Section
Makaleler / Articles