Honing Students’ Critical Thinking Using Fiction

Universitas Kristen Indonesia


Parlindungan Pardede

parlpard2020@gmail.com

Universitas kristen Indonesia

If conducted well, infusing critical thinking into the learning of fiction through the situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing, and transformed practice stages model in a combined individual and group learning does not only hone students’ critical thinking and story mastery but also develop their language proficiency.

Researches and experiences have long acknowledged the importance of Critical Thinking (CT) to support every individual’s success in academic, personal, and social life.Policymakers and business leaders all concur on it. TheWorld Academic ForumandPartnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)list CT as a key skill that will even more important in the future.American Management Associationfound current and future workplace requires employees to think critically. Based on an analysis of 4.2 million online job postings from 6000different sources in the period 2013-2015, The Foundation for Young Australians (2015) reports inTheNew Basicsthat…

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