Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2021, 31 August 2021, Medan, North Sumatera Province, Indonesia

Research Article

An Analysis of Students' Higher-Order Thinking Skills for the Learning Topics of Biology during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.31-8-2021.2313799,
        author={Citty  Asia Nst and Hasruddin  Hasruddin and Idramsa  Idramsa},
        title={ An Analysis of Students' Higher-Order Thinking Skills for the Learning Topics of Biology during the Covid-19 Pandemic  },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2021, 31 August 2021, Medan, North Sumatera Province, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2021},
        month={11},
        keywords={higher-order thinking skills online learning covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.31-8-2021.2313799}
    }
    
  • Citty Asia Nst
    Hasruddin Hasruddin
    Idramsa Idramsa
    Year: 2021
    An Analysis of Students' Higher-Order Thinking Skills for the Learning Topics of Biology during the Covid-19 Pandemic
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.31-8-2021.2313799
Citty Asia Nst1,*, Hasruddin Hasruddin1, Idramsa Idramsa1
  • 1: Master’s Degree of Biology Education, Universitas Negeri Medan, Medan, North Sumatera
*Contact email: cittyasia11@gmail.com

Abstract

The aims of this study were to: (1) determine the students' higher-order thinking skills for the learning topics of Biology during the Covid-19, and (2) determine the students' learning processes during the Covid-19 pandemic at SMA Negeri 4 Medan. This study applied descriptive quantitative with 175 students as samples by purposive sampling from grade eleven (XI-MIA) at SMA Negeri 4 Medan. The data of higher-order thinking skills used 10 essay questions as test instrument and questionnaires of the learning process during Covid-19 as many as 20 questions. The results showed that students' higher-order thinking skills obtained the score of 27.2 with the low category as well as students' learning processes obtained the score of 33.18 with the poor category.