Effectiveness of the Multiple Representation of Calculus with Mathematica Module to Improve Students' Creative and Critical Thinking Ability


This research aimed to determine the effect of applying the MRC-Math module using Mathematica software to improve students’ creative and critical thinking skills. This research used an experimental design. The sample of this study was 32 students who were taking Calculus courses. The results showed that applying the MRC-Math module improved learning outcomes and students’ creative and critical thinking skills. The results of the student response questionnaire showed that the percentage of learning achievement levels with the criteria was excellent. Furthermore, it is necessary to expand the application of this module for learning Calculus courses in several universities in Central Java.

Keywords: MRC-Math, Module, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking.

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