Development of Inquiry-Oriented Learning Devices to Enhance Critical Thinking and Collaboration Skills of Senior High School Students

Mamik Suparmi, Suwitho Suwitho


This study was aimed to develop and implement inquiry-oriented learning devices for training critical thinking and collaboration skills of students. This study used 4-D design to prepare learning devices based on inquiry models combined with cooperative method. Devices were examined using one-shot pretest- posttest and analyzed using N-gain test. The sample used in this study was the students of SMAN 18 Surabaya. Result of study indicated that students showed enhancement in formulating problems, delivering arguments, inferring conclusion, making and applying decision, and evaluating problems as a whole. Students were found to be able to fulfill all learning indicators of learning mastery.

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