Profile of Critical Thinking Students of Class X IPA SMA Al Hikmah Banyuwangi on Virus Material
Keywords:Critical thinking, Biology learning, Viruses
Critical thinking is one of the higher order thinking skills (HOTS) required to make judgements and decisions in order to solve an issue in a thoughtful and sensible manner. The purpose of critical thinking is to develop a profound knowledge that enables one to comprehend the meaning of a concept and discover the significance of an event. The research method used is a qualitative descriptive research type with data obtained objectively describing the level of critical thinking of students in class X IPA SMA Al Hikmah Banyuwangi, the subject of this research is students in class X with a total of 25 odd semester students for the 2022/2023 school year with observations using 7 questions covering 5 aspects of assessment. Making inferences/conclusions received a score of 54.66 in the sufficient category, managing strategy and tactics received a score of 50.66 in the low category, giving further explanation received a score of 46.66 in the low category, giving a simple explanation received a score of 67.33 in the sufficient category, and building basic skills received a score of 76 in the high category. These findings may serve as a resource for instructors looking for new learning innovations that help increase students' critical thinking abilities via a variety of ways, one of which is problem-based learning.
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