An Investigation of Rural-Urban Students’ Critical Thinking in Biology Across Gender

Authors

  • Badrud Tamam Malang State University, Indonesia
  • Aloysius Duran Corebima Kanjuruhan Malang University, Indonesia
  • Siti Zubaidah Malang State University, Indonesia
  • Endang Endang Suarsini Malang State University, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2021.142.11

Keywords:

critical thinking skills, gender, rural schools, urban schools

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the difference in rural-urban students’ critical thinking in biology class across gender. It involved 289 students from public and private senior high schools. Essay tests were administered to measure the students‘ critical thinking skills. The study results showed that female students outperformed male students in critical thinking. Meanwhile, the rural students demonstrated better critical thinking skills than urban students.

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Published

2021-08-02

How to Cite

Tamam, B., Corebima, A. D., Zubaidah, S., & Endang Suarsini, E. (2021). An Investigation of Rural-Urban Students’ Critical Thinking in Biology Across Gender. Pedagogika, 142(2), 200–217. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2021.142.11

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