Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Android Based Adventure Games to Enhance Vocational High School Students’ Critical Thinking Skills

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286917,
        author={Sri Widi Lestari and Leo  Agung and Akhmad Arif Musadad},
        title={Android Based Adventure Games to Enhance Vocational High School Students’ Critical Thinking Skills},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SEWORD FRESSH},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={education game puzzle adventure critical thinking skill},
        doi={10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286917}
    }
    
  • Sri Widi Lestari
    Leo Agung
    Akhmad Arif Musadad
    Year: 2019
    Android Based Adventure Games to Enhance Vocational High School Students’ Critical Thinking Skills
    SEWORD FRESSH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286917
Sri Widi Lestari1,*, Leo Agung1, Akhmad Arif Musadad1
  • 1: Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: widilestari92@student.uns.ac.id

Abstract

The development of technology spread widely to many other sectors, one of them is education. In this competitive 21st century, education is developed integrated with technology. This article aimed to find whether or not using android based game puzzle adventure learning media can enhance students’ critical thinking skill. The method used in this article is previous study through literature study stage and field study. In general, the whole learning process that happened in the class had not been supported by some interesting and innovative medias. The students used to accept the explanation from their teacher, so that they could not enhance their critical thinking skill in optimum way. One of innovations in learning media to enhance students’ critical thinking skill is by using android based game puzzle adventure. This educational game can stimulate and train the students to solve their problems and cases through game play which full of adventure and puzzle. If the students are enthusiastic and meticulous in joining the lesson to solve problems in some questions, for sure it would strengthen their critical thinking skill. Therefore, it would help the students in enhancing their critical thinking skill.