EEO. 2020; 19(3): 5189-5203
Effects Of Classroom Context On Learner Belief Systems And Heuristic Ability And At Secondary Level
Ramim Bibi, Bushra, Muhammad Rauf, Muhammad Jehangir, Dr.Aleem Gillani.
This study makes an effort to explore effects of classroom context on belief systems and heuristic ability of the learners in the subject of mathematics at the secondary level. Study nature was qualitative and the method assumed for obtaining information was a single case study. The site selected for this investigation was Government Girls Higher Secondary School Rustam in District Mardan. Participants of the study were class 10th science students. Tool used for the collection of data was classroom observation for checking their teacher attitude, way of teaching, learner’s interest, problem solving ability and their participation as well as classroom environments. Researcher observed four mathematics periods for the collection of data. Data were analyzed through thematic analysis. Results and discussion of the study showed that classroom environment greatly effects learner’s belief and heuristic ability of the learners towards in the subject of mathematics.
Key words: Classroom, Classroom context, Heuristic, Heuristic ability, belief system.