Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Science, Humanities, Education and Society Development, ICONS 2020, 30 November, Tegal, Indonesia

Research Article

Higher Order Thinking Skills in the 21st Century: Critical Thinking

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-11-2020.2303766,
        author={Miterianifa  Miterianifa and Ashadi  Ashadi and Sulistyo  Saputro and Suciati  Suciati},
        title={Higher Order Thinking Skills in the 21st Century: Critical Thinking},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Science, Humanities, Education and Society Development, ICONS 2020, 30 November, Tegal, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONS},
        year={2021},
        month={1},
        keywords={high order thinking skills critical thinking 21st century education},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-11-2020.2303766}
    }
    
  • Miterianifa Miterianifa
    Ashadi Ashadi
    Sulistyo Saputro
    Suciati Suciati
    Year: 2021
    Higher Order Thinking Skills in the 21st Century: Critical Thinking
    ICONS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-11-2020.2303766
Miterianifa Miterianifa1,*, Ashadi Ashadi1, Sulistyo Saputro1, Suciati Suciati1
  • 1: Natural Science Education Department, Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: miterianifa@students.uns.ac.id

Abstract

High order thinking skills (HOTS) is very important in the 21st-century learning process because it requires the development of high critical thinking skills. Critical thinking skills are one part of the skills demanded in the 21st century. The critical thinking skills play a role in equipping students to deal with social, scientific, and practical problems effectively in the future. This article aims to examine the importance of improving critical thinking skills to answer the challenges of the 21st century. The method used in this study is a qualitative design with the main source of literature studies on high order thinking skills and critical thinking skills. The process of the literature review method in this study is to choose a review topic; search for literature; collect, read, and analyze literature; write a review; reference. The results of this study reveal that critical thinking skills can help students improve HOTS by using a learning model of stimulating thinking skills, for example, a problem-based learning model.