The Effect of Scientific Creativity in Inquiry Learning to Promote Critical Thinking Ability of Prospective Teachers

Wahyudi Wahyudi, Ni Nyoman Sri Putu Verawati, Syahrial Ayub, Saiful Prayogi


Teaching critical thinking (CT) to the prospective teacher has garnered attention for a while, and the teaching conduction to trained it is important to develop. This study aims to find out the effect of teaching implementation of scientific creativity in inquiry learning to promote the CT ability of prospective teachers. Scientific creativity in inquiry learning is apellation as the inquiry creative process (ICP) learning model. This study is a experimental research conducting with the randomized pretest-posttest control group design. Samples were chosen to be treated as experimental and control group. Two sample groups were prospective teacher of physic (PTP) in the faculty of teacher training and education (FKIP), Mataram University, Indonesia. The data of CT ability collected by instrument refer to Ennis-Weir Critical Thinking Essay Test. The data analysis descriptively and statistically were done to process the data of research result. Generally, the results shown that ICP learning model had a significant effect on the improvement of CT ability of prospective teacher of physic. The description of the research findings are described in this article.


Scientific creativity, inquiry creative process, critical thinking ability

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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