Promoting the madrasah students’ critical thinking in language learning through project based learning using Edmodo

Sari, Rina and Indah, Rohmani Nur and Susanto, Djoko (2015) Promoting the madrasah students’ critical thinking in language learning through project based learning using Edmodo. Research Report. English Letters & Language UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim, Malang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Project-based learning (PBL) is a comprehensive learning where students pursue solutions to nontrivial problems by asking and refining questions, debating ideas, making predictions, designing plans and/or experiments, collecting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, communicating their ideas and findings to others, asking new questions, and creating artifacts. PBL is an effective and enjoyable way to learn which is needed in English language teaching at Madrasah as until recently teaching strategies commonly used cover the classical method involving lecturing, question and answer and assignments. Implementing PBL is also prospecrive to enhance students’ critical thinking. Furthermore, the issue becomes more intense when the project is related to the use of social media helpful for language learning such as Edmodo. Therefore, this study aims at answering the research problem on “How is the effectiveness of PBL to promote the students’ critical thinking in language learning?” The design chosen for this study is action research collaborating with some teachers of Madrasah Aliyah in Malang.Comprehending the way to promote students’ critical thinking in language learning through PBL is important given that the issue is becoming significant due to the objective of the education in Indonesia. By reaching to an explanatory level, this study will be significant for shaping the learners’ critical thinking development through the finest construct of English language teaching method at madrasah level. In addition, understanding the best way to implement PBL happens to be an onset significant step to develop students’critical thinking especially in madrasah in Indonesia for the shake of bridging to their future academic success.

Item Type: Research (Research Report)
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: Dr. Rohmani Nur Indah
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2016 11:17

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