Alfiani Athma Putri Rosyadi(1), Cholis Sadijah(2*), Susiswo Susiswo(3), Swasono Rahardjo(4),

(1) Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
(2) Universitas Negeri Malang
(3) Universitas Negeri Malang
(4) Universitas Negeri Malang
(*) Corresponding Author



Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mendeskripsikan proses berpikir kritis calon guru dalam menyelesaikan masalah kontroversial matematika dengan menggunakan High Order Thinking Skills. Penelitian ini menggunakan jenis penelitian studi kasus dengan pendekatan kualitatif. Subjek penelitian dalam penelitian ini adalah calon guru yang mengalami kontroversial setelah menyelesaikan masalah kontroversial yang diberikan. Instrumen penelitian yang digunakan adalah tes dan wawancara. Teknik analisis data yang digunakan adalah reduksi data, penyajian data dan penarikan kesimpulan. Proses berpikir dalam menyelesaikan masalah kontroversial matematika terdiri dari aspek identifying, connecting, applying, argumentation dan clarifying. Pada saat menggunakan HOTS untuk mengetahui proses berpikir kritisnya diperoleh kesimpulan bahwa tahap analisis terjadi pada saat calon guru identifying dan connecting. Untuk aspek evaluasi terjadi pada saat calon guru melakukan proses applying. Untuk aspek mencipta, terjadi pada saat calon guru menggunakan argumentation  and clarifying dalam menyelesaikan masalah yang diberikan.


Kata kunci: Berpikir kritis; calon guru matematika; high order thinking skills;  masalah kontroversial.



This study aims to describe the critical thinking process of prospective teachers in solving controversial mathematics problems using High Order Thinking Skills. This research uses a case study research type with a qualitative approach. The research subjects in this study were prospective teachers who experienced controversy after solving a given controversial problem. The research instruments used were tests and interviews. The data analysis technique used is data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing. The thinking process in solving controversial mathematical problems consists of identifying, connecting, applying, argumentation and clarifying aspects. When using HOTS to determine the critical thinking process, it can be concluded that the analysis stage occurs when the prospective teacher is identifying and connecting. For the evaluation aspect, it occurs when the prospective teacher does the applying process. For the creative aspect, it occurs when prospective teachers use argumentation and clarifying in solving the problems given.

Keywords: Critical Thinking; Mathematics Prospective Teacher; High Order Thinking Skills; Controversial Issues.


Berpikir Kritis; Calon Guru Matematika; High Order Thinking Skills; Masalah Kontroversial


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