THE CORRELATION AMONG STUDENTS- RESPONSE IN APPLY PROBLEM BASED LEARNING AND COGNITIVE CONFLICT STRATEGY TO IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND CURIOSITY ATTITUDE BASED ON ACADEMIC LEVEL
Zetriuslita (1), Wahyudin (2), Jarnawi (2)
Universitas Islam Riau
The purposive of this research was to describe and analyze correlation of student-s response in applying Problem based learning and cognitive conflict strategy (PBLCCS) to improve critical thinking (CT) and curiosity attitude (CA). This research design was quantitative and qualitative research. The population was consisted of undergraduate students of Mathematics Education Study Program FKIP Universitas Islam Riau. The instruments used in this research were observation, quationaire and interview sheets. The findings showed that :(1) response of students in increasing critical thinking (CT) and curiosity attitude (CA) in teaching and learning process through problem based learning model and cognitive conflict strategy based on academic level was positive and very good category and they helped student to solve problems given and there were correlation among them based on academic level. (2) There were correlation between of students- response in applying Problem based learning and cognitive conflict strategy (PBLCCS) to improve critical thinking (CT) and curiosity attitude (CA) based on academic level. They were known through observations, questionaire and interviews results.
Keywords: problem-based-learning. cognitive conflict strategy, critical thinking skills , curiosity attitude, academic level
Topic: Mathematics Education