The Effect of Problem Based Learning on EFL Students’ Critical Thinking Skill and Learning Outcome

Bashith, Abdul and Amin, Saiful (2017) The Effect of Problem Based Learning on EFL Students’ Critical Thinking Skill and Learning Outcome. Al-Ta lim Journal, 24 (2). pp. 93-102. ISSN 1410-7546

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Abstract

This research aims to examine the effect of Problem Based Learning (PBL) model to students’ critical thinking skill and learning outcome. It was conducted on the 11th graders of social science program at SMAN 6 Malang. The research material was the problems of demography. Research method was quasi experiment with non equivalent control group design. The data analysis used t-test technique. The research result showed that PBL learning model affected students’ critical thinking skill and learning outcome in SMAN 6 Malang. The average gain score of experimental class is 33.10, higher than control class, which is 16.24. The result of t-test analysis is 0.000 smaller than the significance of 0.05. It is suggested that PBL becomes one of aalternative teaching models that could be implemented to enhance students critical thingking skill.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Problem based learning; critical thinking skill; learning outcome
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of Social Science Education
Depositing User: Faizuddin Harliansyah
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2018 07:31

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