Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Education, Humanities & Innovation 2015
ISBN 978-967-13140-2-9

The Effects of using Cooperative Learning on Student’s Achievement and Attitude toward Mathematics

Pichaya Titsankaew

International College Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University


The purposes of this research were to study the effects of using cooperative learning strategy on student’s achievement and attitude toward mathematics. The topic used in this study is “The Complex Number”. The sample consisted of 49 Thai students in Grade 11 at Satrinonthaburi School in the second semester, academic Year 2014. The cooperative learning strategy used was “Think Pair Share”. The pre-test and post-test design, observation and questionnaire were employed in this study. A pre-test was given at the beginning of the lesson. During discussion in the classroom, the researcher observed students participated during mathematics class using planned Think-Pair-Share worksheet. A post-test was administered to measure the achievement of students. The results of this study indicated that using this cooperative learning strategy had a positive effect on students’ achievement and attitude in learning mathematics


achievement in mathematics, attitudes, cooperative learning, think-pair-share

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