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British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, ISSN: 2278-0998,Vol.: 15, Issue.: 4


The Profile of Communication Mathematics and Students’ Motivation by Joyful Learning-based Learning Context Malay Culture


Della Amrina Yusra1* and Sahat Saragih1

1Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, State University of Medan, Indonesia.

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(1) Alina Georgeta Mag, Department of Private Law and Educational Science, University of Sibiu,Romania.
(1) Ibrahim El-Zraigat, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
(2) Sergey A. Surkov, International Institute of Management LINK Zukovsky, Moscow, Russia.
(3) Utku Kose, Usak University, Turkey.
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This research was a descriptive qualitative study conducted in three phases, namely the pre-court stage, the stage of field work and data analysis stage. Subjects in this study were six students of class VII MTs Yaspi Medan Labuhan with two subjects capable of good mathematics communication, two subjects capable enough communication, and the two subjects capable of communication was less, the selection of subject by using purposive sampling. The research results were obtained: 1) There was a positive change in the students' ability to communicate mathematics after being given a context-based joyful learning the Malay culture; 2) The responses of the students showed subjects could communicate more math problems after being given a context-based joyfullearning the Malay culture; 3) Students' motivation had to experience a positive change because this learning is a new thing for students and fun for students. Recommended by the teachers can use context-based joyful learning culture by presenting issues related to local culture as an alternative learning.

Keywords :

Mathematical communication ability; motivation; joyful learning; Malay.

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DOI : 10.9734/BJESBS/2016/25521

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