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Competency of integrated living skills teachers in inculcating critical thinking skill in learning and teaching process

Saion, Rasidayanty and Ab. Manap, Siti Salwa and Abd Baser, Jamil (2015) Competency of integrated living skills teachers in inculcating critical thinking skill in learning and teaching process. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Character Education, 22-23 August 2015, Batam, Indonesia.

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Abstract

Critical thinking skill assists individual in solving problems and making meaningful decision. The accomplishment of applying this skill in learning and teaching process generates justification, decision, and valid achievement in knowledge context. Before making evaluation about something or a phenomenon it is crucial for an individual to think in depth or critically and creatively. Hence, this study is carried out to identify the constructs and elements of critical thinking skill in learning and teaching process. This study is qualitative with the application of critical document analysis method. Based on document analysis, researcher identifies six constructs namely interpretation, analysis, evaluation, inference, synthesis and self-reflection/self-regulation. Meanwhile for the elements, all sub-skills related to constructs are identified as elements for critical thinking skill. Therefore, all Integrated Living Skills teachers need to acquire knowledge, aptitude and positive attitude in inculcating this skill based on the constructs and elements of critical thinking skill in learning and teaching process to increase students’ cognitive ability.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical thinking skill; integrated living skills; learning and teaching process
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:23
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 01:45
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11700
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