Development of CIRCSA-Based E-module on Virus Materials to Train Students' Critical Thinking and Scientific Literacy


  • Eliyan Irmasari Universitas Negeri Semarang
  • Aditya Marianti Universitas Negeri Semarang
  • Nana Kariada Tri Martuti Universitas Negeri Semarang
  • Awinda Sari Riawan Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia



E-Module, CIRCSA, Virus material, Feasibility, Student response


Developing technology-based teaching materials, such as e-modules, is an effective method for training students' thinking abilities, such as critical thinking and scientific literacy. Objective: This research aims to assess the characteristics, feasibility, and students’ responses to developing an e-module of viral material based on the CIRCSA learning model. Method: The ADDIE development framework, including analysis, design, and development, was used to conduct this research. The scope of this research is limited to assessing the feasibility of the CIRCSA-based e-module characteristics, materials, media, and students’ responses on small-scall trials. Results: Data analysis revealed that the CIRCSA-based e-module that integrates critical thinking and scientific literacy achieved an very valid criterion. The feasibility of materials and media obtained a very valid category. Additionally, students' responses to the e-module usage resulted in a very good category.  Novelty: Developing CIRCSA-based e-modules to improve students' critical thinking and scientific literacy has never been done before.


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Irmasari, E., Marianti, A., Martuti, N. K. T., & Riawan, A. S. (2023). Development of CIRCSA-Based E-module on Virus Materials to Train Students’ Critical Thinking and Scientific Literacy . JPPS (Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Sains), 13(1), 16–28.



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