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Creative Thinking Skills of Preservice Physics Teacher
R. Rizal (a,b*), D. Rusdiana (b), W. Setiawan (b), P.Siahaan (b)

a) Departemen Pendidikan fisika, Universitas Siliwangi
Jalan Siliwangi No 24, Tasikmalaya 46115, Indonesia
b) Sekolah Pascasarjana, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Jalan Dr. Setiabudi No. 229, Bandung 40154, Indonesia


The 21st century demands high quality human resources that can compete in global competition. The good quality human resources come from the good quality education process which train learner with skills to solve problems, to find alternative solutions in problem solving, and to think reflectively. These skills are included in creative thinking skills which is important to be developed for preservice physics teacher. This study aimed to identify the creative thinking skills of preservice physics teacher who have attended lectures of general physics, basic physics, and physics for school. By using the creative thinking skills test and interview, the researcher tried to explore four aspects of creative thinking consisting of fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration. The results of this study indicated the creative thinking skills of preservice physics teacher were in the low category with average score was 43.75 from a maximum scale of 100. The details of the average score of each aspect of creative thinking skills were expressed as follows fluency (57), flexibility (43), originality (34), and elaboration (41). The special lecture program is needed to improve the creative thinking skills of the preservice physics teachers to be able to train these skills to their students

Keywords: Creative Thinking Skills, Preservice Physics Teacher

Topic: Physics Education


Conference: International Conference on Mathematics and Science Education (ICMScE 2019)

Plain Format | Corresponding Author (Rahmat Rizal)

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