Open Conference Systems, Language and Language Teaching Conference 2020

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Meicky Shoreamanis Panggabean

Last modified: 2020-10-22


The UN's education agency, Unesco, released an official statement in 2013 and highlighted the fact that only 1 in 1,000 Indonesian people read books on a regular basis or for leisure. It creates problems in Literature class since  this lesson  requires students to read. Teacher needs to find better strategies to draw students to immerse themselves in Literature since this lesson help them develop their critical thinking skills. Christian Louis Lange once said, “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” The use of technology in education has benefited teachers and students because it makes teachers become more creative and students get more interested in learning. In the researcher’s Literature class, the students use Google Geo tools to map out new knowledge, tell stories and connect the stories they read to their cultures. The research shows that this method has opened up bigger opportunity for students to exercise their critical thinking skills.


Critical thinking, Google Geo Tools, Learning, Literature, Teaching.



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