Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference Education Culture and Technology, ICONECT 2019, 20-21 August 2019, Kudus, Indonesia

Research Article

Improvement of Student Critical Thinking Skills Through Multicultural Learning

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288079,
        author={Sony Ari Wibowo and Murtono  Murtono and Sri  Utaminingsih},
        title={Improvement of Student Critical Thinking Skills Through Multicultural Learning},
        proceedings={Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference Education Culture and Technology, ICONECT 2019, 20-21 August 2019, Kudus, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONECT},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={critical thinking multicultural},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288079}
    }
    
  • Sony Ari Wibowo
    Murtono Murtono
    Sri Utaminingsih
    Year: 2019
    Improvement of Student Critical Thinking Skills Through Multicultural Learning
    ICONECT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288079
Sony Ari Wibowo1,*, Murtono Murtono1, Sri Utaminingsih1
  • 1: Faculty of Teaching and Education, Universitas Muria Kudus Gondang Manis PO. BOX 53 Bae, Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia Phone (+62291) 438229, Fax (+62291)437198
*Contact email: sony.ariwibowo@umk.ac.id

Abstract

The objectives of this research are to describe the effectiveness of multicultural learning and to improve students' critical thinking skills in elementary schools. The type of this research is Research and Development (R & D). The steps of this research are potential problems, data collection, product design, design validation, design revision, product trial, and product revision. This research was conducted in class IV SD 1 Tritis and SD 1 Karangnongko, as an experimental group and SD 1 Daren and SD 3 Nalumsari as a control group in Nalumsari sub- District Jepara Regency. Based on the result of this research is the classical average value in the experimental and control groups it can be said that students 'critical thinking skills are still low and its needed to improve students' critical thinking skills. In this case multicultural learning can improve critical thinking skills and instill multicultural education.