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Research Paper | Education Management | Philippines | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017


Does Repetition with Variation Improve Students? Mathematics Conceptual Understanding and Retention?

Laila S. Lomibao, Santos O. Ombay


Abstract: Western education culture viewed repetitive learning as opposite of deep learning and understanding, while Asian mathematics education considered repetition as an important route to understanding. With these conflicting views, this study was undertaken to determine the influence of repetition with variation in students achievement scores, conceptual understanding and retention. Pretest-posttest control group research design was employed.31-item teacher-made multiple choice test with open-ended questionnaire was the main instrument of the study. Results of the analysis revealed that students exposed to repetition with variation approach had significantly higher achievement, conceptual understanding and improved retention.


Keywords: repetition with variation, conceptual understanding, retention


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,


Pages: 2131 - 2137


How to Cite this Article?

Laila S. Lomibao, Santos O. Ombay, "Does Repetition with Variation Improve Students? Mathematics Conceptual Understanding and Retention?", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20174479, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017, 2131 - 2137

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