Proceedings of the 2nd Progress in Social Science, Humanities and Education Research Symposium (PSSHERS 2020)

An Analysis of Student’s Critical Thinking to Improve the Higher-Order Thinking Skill of Undergraduate Pharmacy Students

Authors
Hartini Haritani, Yuyun Febriani, Arief Rafsanjani, Muhlisun Azim
Corresponding Author
Hartini Haritani
Available Online 21 June 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210618.034How to use a DOI?
Keywords
higher-order thinking skill, learning process, student’s critical thinking
Abstract

The learning process in the 21st century must be contextual and require the Higher-Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) to prepare students in their life situations. The aim of this research is to analyze the students’ critical thinking skill in improving HOTS of undergraduate pharmacy students. This student’s essential thinking skill including HOTS, knowledge of theoretical concepts, and skill of students in the learning process. This research was conducted towards the first-year students of pharmacy undergraduate with three major subjects, including cell biology, basic chemistry, and basic pharmaceuticals. The qualitative descriptive method with assessment, observation, and interview in collecting data was used in this research. The population sample made up of thirty-eight students. The categories of students’ critical thinking are divided into a low, moderate, and high percentages. The study shows that higher-order thinking skill of students was improved when a learning process pushed in activating the student’s critical thinking.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd Progress in Social Science, Humanities and Education Research Symposium (PSSHERS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
21 June 2021
ISBN
10.2991/assehr.k.210618.034
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210618.034How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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