The Development of Modeling Physics Learning to Improve Critical Thinking Ability of Student


  • Muhammad Arifuddin Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
  • Syamsul Bachri Thalib Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
  • jasruddin jasruddin Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Sidin Ali Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia



Physics modeling learning, critical thinking


The low critical thinking skills of students in fundamental physics courses require an innovative learning model which is the main background in this research. This study aims to (1) know the description of the development of modeling physics learning (2) determine the validity of modeling physics learning to students' critical thinking skills. This type of research is Research and Development with a development model referring to the Wademan and Mckenney model. This research procedure includes preliminary studies, hypothetical model development, model operationalization, and model implementation. Collecting research data using validity assessment techniques and tests of physics competence and critical thinking skills. The data obtained were analyzed by descriptive quantitative. This research shows that (1) Modeling Physics Learning has five phases, namely submission and identification of problems with physical phenomena, provision of prerequisite information, physics modeling, finding solutions, evaluating processes and solutions, (2) The PPF learning model developed in this study is declared feasible because it fulfills the criteria of validity and effectiveness.


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How to Cite

Arifuddin, M., Thalib, S. B., jasruddin, jasruddin, & Ali, M. S. . (2022). The Development of Modeling Physics Learning to Improve Critical Thinking Ability of Student. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 10(1).