Enhancing College Students' Critical Thinking Ability through Varied Discussion Method in Civic Education Subjects

Rohani Rohani, Erna Octavia

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This study aims to improve students' critical thinking skills in the subject of civic education in order to be able to
solve the problems of citizenship. The learning method used in this study is varied discussion method. This research applied
qualitative approach with action research method, and the form of this research was classroom action research. Results
showed varied discussion method can improve critical thinking skills. Critical thinking skills of students using varied
discussions have increased in each cycle it can be seen the results of each cycle. In the first cycle of critical thinking of
students' average 55%, the second cycle of critical thinking an average of 65% and critical thinking stimulus III average of
80%.

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