Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Literature, Education and Culture, ICOLLEC 2021, 9-10 October 2021, Malang, Indonesia

Research Article

Increasing Critical Thinking Using Nominal Group Technique: A Classroom Action Research

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-10-2021.2319473,
        author={Denius  Denius and Alies Poetri Lintangsari},
        title={Increasing Critical Thinking Using Nominal Group Technique: A Classroom Action Research },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Literature, Education and Culture, ICOLLEC 2021, 9-10 October 2021, Malang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOLLEC},
        year={2022},
        month={7},
        keywords={critical thinking nominal group technique online discussion},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-10-2021.2319473}
    }
    
  • Denius Denius
    Alies Poetri Lintangsari
    Year: 2022
    Increasing Critical Thinking Using Nominal Group Technique: A Classroom Action Research
    ICOLLEC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-10-2021.2319473
Denius Denius1,*, Alies Poetri Lintangsari1
  • 1: Universitas Brawijaya
*Contact email: deniusnad19@student.ub.ac.id

Abstract

This research aims at improving students' Critical Thinking Skills through the implementation of Nominal Group Technique (NGT) in English as a Foreign Language classroom. The Class Action Research (CAR) method was implemented in one class consisting of 25 students. The study was conducted fully online due to Covid 19th pandemic. The NGT implementation was carried out in 2 cycles over 4 meetings consisting of 2 synchronous meetings in cycle 1 and 2 asynchronous meetings in cycle 2. The Success criteria are established if there is a significant improvement in the students' Critical Thinking Skills. Pre- and Post tests are applied as a means of measurement. The 25 are students of English Language Education Program, Language Education Department,, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Brawijaya University who joined Critical Reading (Critical Reading) courses participated in this research.s. A Critical Thinking Test from Assessment Day was applied as a research instrument measuring 5 Critical Thinking Skills: The Skill of Evaluating Argument, Deductive Thinking, Inductive Thinking, Evaluating Conclusion, and Interpreting Information.