The development of question instruments to access concepts mastery, critical thinking, and metacognitive skills

Ahmad Fauzi

Abstract


Biology education in the current era is expected not only to be able to improve the knowledge about biology concept, but also to empower students' critical thinking and metacognitive skills. This study aimed to analyze the characteristics to develop a question instrument that can access these. This study aimed to analyze the characteristics as well as develop a question instrument that can access these three parameters three parameters. The instrument developed was tested in high schools in Malang involving 89 respondents. The results of item test were analyzed for validity using Pearson product moment and reliability using Cronbach's alpha. The results of this study concluded that the instruments developed consisted of ten items that were valid and reliable to measure mastery of concepts, critical thinking skills, and students' metacognitive skills.

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