Proceedings of the 1st EAI Bukittinggi International Conference on Education, BICED 2019, 17-18 October, 2019, Bukititinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

An Analysis of Verbal Numerical Aptitude: An Untold Story of Students in West Sumatera

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289751,
        author={Yeni  Afrida and Absharini  Kardena and Gema Hista Medika and Fadhilla  Yusri},
        title={An Analysis of Verbal Numerical Aptitude: An Untold Story of Students in West Sumatera},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st EAI Bukittinggi International Conference on Education, BICED 2019, 17-18 October, 2019, Bukititinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BICED},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={verbal numerical aptitude gender},
        doi={10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289751}
    }
    
  • Yeni Afrida
    Absharini Kardena
    Gema Hista Medika
    Fadhilla Yusri
    Year: 2019
    An Analysis of Verbal Numerical Aptitude: An Untold Story of Students in West Sumatera
    BICED
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289751
Yeni Afrida1,*, Absharini Kardena1, Gema Hista Medika1, Fadhilla Yusri1
  • 1: Faculty of Tarbiyah dan Teacher Training, Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bukittinggi, Indonesia
*Contact email: yeniafrida664@gmail.com

Abstract

Gender is believed to be one of factors that influence verbal aptitude and numerical aptitude. However, nowadays there are findings which reveal and seem breaking this belief. This research was conducted to prove the concepts related to gender in relation to the verbal aptitude and also numerical aptitude. The data of the research were collected from 633 respondents who are male and female. The research was used non parametric test by using U-test which found Sig 2 tailed 0,846 on verbal aptitude and 0,081 on numerical aptitude. The results of this study is there is no significant difference among verbal aptitude and numerical aptitude on male and female. Furthermore, it is assumed that the concept related to the difference of verbal and numerical aptitude cannot be generalized and it could be appeared on certain culture only.