Resilience in Mathematics, Academic Resilience, or Mathematical Resilience? : An Overview

Nur Hidayatul Fitrah, Ishak and Nur Fatihah, Mat Yusoff and Amalia, Madihie (2020) Resilience in Mathematics, Academic Resilience, or Mathematical Resilience? : An Overview. Universal Journal of Education Research, 8 (5A). pp. 34-39. ISSN 2332-3213

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To analyze the concept of resilience in mathematics subject based on three-term use; resilience in mathematics, academics resilience in mathematics, and mathematical resilience. Background: Resilience in academics is a contemporary focus, especially in mathematics subjects. A few terms and concepts of resilience in mathematics subjects introduced, and recently, the term mathematical resilience has received attention and become based on other resilience research in mathematics. Methods: The primary database is Scopus and Google scholar. The keyword use is (a) resilience, resiliences (b) mathematics (c) subjects (d) students, child, adult, to identify the relevant article. Two reviewers are involved in screening and filtering the article in the data extraction process. The screening process is based on the definition, attribute, model use, issue tackle, and approach to tackle the issue. Results: There are 82 articles found both in Scopus and google scholar and Scopus, and 29 were used in the final data analysis. The finding shows that resilience is considered as a personal attribute in a person, which results from the process of adapting to the environment or situation that is challenging. Every term uses a different kind of model to represent resilience but origin from the Bandura Self-Efficiency mechanism. Conclusion: This study provides the meaning of resilience for each term and the differences between them. Even though the world resilience almost similar purpose, the application in each field is different. Future studies should focus on the process and intervention to boost resilience.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Resilience, Academic Resilience, Mathematical Resilience, Mathematics, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Mat Yusoff
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2020 02:26
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2021 07:25

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