Critical thinking (CT) skill in reading class

Nirwanto, Rahmadi (2017) Critical thinking (CT) skill in reading class. In: The 1st INACELT (International Conference on English Language Teaching), 15-16 December 2017, State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Palangka Raya Indonesia.

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Critical thinking (CT) skill is one of the important skills for 21st century. According to Vdovina (2013) Critical thinking is associated with thinking quality and, if sufficiently developed, provides learners with a more skilful way of communicating with other people, acquiring new knowledge, and dealing with ideas, beliefs, and attitudes. According to Fahim and Aghaalikhani (2014), by utilizing critical thinking skills, students can use the intellectual tools that critical thinking offers – concepts and principles that enable them to analyse, assess, and improve thinking. They will be able to work diligently to develop the intellectual virtues of intellectual integrity, intellectual humility, intellectual civility, intellectual empathy, intellectual sense of justice and confidence in reason. Fahim and Aghaalikhani (2014) further state that in order to maximize the teaching of critical thinking, critical thinking should be integrated in the process of English Language Teaching (ELT), specifically, in reading skill. Since the teachers are those who are responsible for making the students successful in the classroom, they need to know critical thinking skill. Therefore, this paper aims at sharing ideas about the designs of questions in enhancing critical thinking using Bloom’s taxonomy and Socratic questions (Paul’s taxonomy of Socratic questions).

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical thinking, English language teaching (ELT)
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Prodi Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2018 08:43
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2018 08:43

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