Project Citizen Model in Civic Learning to Improve Students Critical Thinking Skills

Nada Santi Ulfah • Solihin Ichas Hamid
Journal article Jurnal Khazanah Sekolah Dasar • August 2017

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Abstract

This research was conducted by the issue regarding students low level of critical thinking skills in civic learning. This is due to the tendency of teachers in using conventional learning models that prioritize conceptual understanding so does not develop to student's critical thinking skills. This research aims to obtain the increased critical thinking skills and student's learning outcomes by using project citizen model in civic learning on fifth grade of elementary school. The subject of this research are fifth grade students at Cinunuk 01 elementary school which consisting of 42 students. The research is implemented by Elliot's classroom action research through three cycle, every cycle consisting of three acts. An instrument used is LKS, sheets of assessment products, evaluation question, sheets of guidelines, sheets of observation, field notes and documentation. The results of the study show that critical thinking skills and student's learning outcomes by using project citizen model in civic learning undergo increase. In cycle I, the average score of student's critical thinking skills is 58,71, Cycle II is 72,19 and cycle III is 91,76. Then, the average score of student's learning outcomes on cycle I is 48,83, Cycle II is 64,59 and Cycle III is 80. Based on the result of this research can be concluded that project citizen model can improve critical thinking skills and student's learning outcomes in civic learning of elementary school. Therefore, researchers recommend project citizen model as one of the alternatives in improved the skills of critical thinking and student's learning outcomes in civic learning at elementary school

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