Developing Critical Thinking Skills Test for Undergraduate Biology Student

Widi Cahya Adi, Hadi Suwono, Endang Suarsini

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Critical thinking is the main capability that must be owned by the people in 21stcentury. The importance of critical thinking skills is must be prepared for the students as young age,including the Biology students as candidate researcher.Critical thinking skills are important for a researcher to be able to solve problem and make right decision. This research aims to developing instruments to measure critical thinking skillsbiology students. The Instrument developed refer to indicators of Watson-Glaser Critical Appraisal Thingking (WGCTA). Stages of development by make the test based of critical thinking indicators, trial test, and analysis of the test. The results of trial test with 90 students biology concluded that instrument critical thinking skills which consists of 23 multiple choice question this is valid and reliabel, so that it can be used to measure the critical thinking skills of biology students.

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