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Achmad Hidayatullah


Mathematics Construction Concept, SOLO Theory, APOS Theory


Purpose of Study: To provide a deep understanding of learning of mathematics, it is necessary to make efforts to realize the conditions of students doing the construction of their understanding. There are many theories that describe thinking in constructing concepts in mathematics. By constructing their understanding, the students can be called doing meaningful learning as mentioned by Ausubel.

Methodology: This research used the comparative process of construct understanding of mathematics with SOLO and APOS theory. SOLO theory (Structure of the Observed Learning Outcome) has five parts namely pre-structural, uni-structural, multi-structural, relational, and extended abstract. While the theory of APOS (Action, Process, object, and Schema). The method used in this research is the study literature from various sources.

Results: This research found the differences construct of the concept in mathematics by using both theories.

Implications/Applications: The SOLO Taxonomic Theory and APOS Theory about its use in constructing mathematical concepts. This means to achieve an individual process needs to do the action repeatedly.


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