An Analysis of Students’ Critical Thinking through Debate at English Meeting Club of MAN 2 Parepare

Azis, St. Maimuna Bt. (2020) An Analysis of Students’ Critical Thinking through Debate at English Meeting Club of MAN 2 Parepare. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from. The purpose of the research is to describe the students’ critical thinking. The research is descriptive method which aims to categorize the students’ critical thinking level and involve the participant of students’ English meeting club. The instrument for collecting data of the research is rubric scoring of students critical thinking based on Ficione which include Interpretation, analysis, inference, evaluation, explanation, and self-Examination in Debate method.

The result revealed that average percentage of all items in the first meeting till the third meeting were at fair with high percentage Interpretation 50%, Analysis 56.2%, Inference 50%, Evaluation 56.2%, Explanation, 56.2% and Self-Examination 62,6%. In the other side, the students’ critical thinking dominated in weak level. Even if it is not showing the significant improvement but in every meeting the students that conclude in weak level was subtracted in 75% to 68.8% and last 62.5% as well as the students in Acceptable level there are two students arise in the last meeting.

Thus, it can be concluded that the students’ critical thinking of English meeting club of MAN 2 Parepare was majority in the weak level. The use of Facione theory to analyze the students’ critical thinking recommended to see how is the development of students ‘critical thinking level. Therefore, the students also can increase the routine debate training so that it would help them to have good critical thinking in the end of the day.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical Thinking, Speaking, Debate, Students
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Agung Sutrisno
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2022 08:24
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2022 08:24

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