The Effect of Literacy Skills on the Critical Thinking Skills of Mathematics Education Students

Vera Dewi Susanti, Ika Krisdiana


This study aims to see the effect of literacy skills on students' critical thinking skills. This research type is a correlational study to know the relationship between literacy skills and students' critical thinking skills. The total population is 168 students, and the level of precision is set at 10%. A sample of 63 respondents will be obtained, taken using a simple random sampling technique. The data analysis used in this study is a simple regression analysis with the product-moment correlation coefficient formula. The results showed that literacy skills positively correlate with students' critical thinking skills by 80%. It shows that besides literacy, there are still 20% of other factors that can affect students' critical thinking skills.


Literacy, critical thinking skills, mathematics

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