OPTIMIZING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS BY UTILIZING SOCIAL SCIENCE LEARNING E-MODULES
Critical thinking skills are an important thing for students to have, considering that these skills are one way for students to better understand each material being studied. This research was conducted to examine the use of social studies learning e-modules in order to optimize critical thinking skills. The research implementation refers to a mixed research approach or mixed method, with observation sheets and tests as data collection techniques. The results achieved are that the learning activities of students become more optimal after utilizing the social studies learning e-module, seen from the increasing category of students' critical level. Likewise, from the results of the tests carried out, it was found that the average value increased after the learning was held by using e-modules. This is evidence that students' critical thinking skills can be optimized by utilizing e-modules in social studies learning.
Critical Thinking, E-Module, Social Studies Learning.