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Promoting a community of inquiry in a civics and citizenship education class through the pedagogy of philosophical inquiry

Hussien, Suhailah and Mokhtar, Nazatul Akmar and Hashim, Rosnani (2020) Promoting a community of inquiry in a civics and citizenship education class through the pedagogy of philosophical inquiry. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 8 (2). pp. 71-87. ISSN 2289-8085

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In realising the development of ethics and values among Malaysian school-going students, depicted in Shift 3 Aspirations of the MalaysianEducational Blueprint 2013-3025, the study examined how the pedagogy of philosophical inquiry helped in the development of a community of inquiry (CI) in the Civics and Citizenship Education classroom. The study employed a qualitative action research design, where the researcher used the observational method, which is based on the Lipman’s CI checklist, to identify seven elements of CI in the classroom; namely, participation, quest for meaning, shared cognition, challenging as a procedure, deliberation, impartiality and thinking for oneself. Findings of the study showed that the philosophical inquiry pedagogy and the community of inquiry assisted in the effective teaching of CCE as students discovered a more meaningful learning experience, became more empowered in their thinking and views, and more sensitive to the current issues, paving the way to become good citizens of the nation

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Additional Information: 2571/93193
Uncontrolled Keywords: Civics and Citizenship Education, Community of Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry, student empowerment, meaningful learningINTRODUCTIONIn September 2013, The Ministry of Education launched the new Malaysia Education Blueprint (MEB) 2013 –2025, which entails the transformation of the Malaysian school curriculumfrom the Malaysian Integrated Curriculum (KBSR and KBSM) to the Malaysian Standard Curriculum (KSSR and KSSM). It put forth 11 strategies and operational shifts that would be required to equip our students holistically to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. Out of the 11 shifts, Shift 3 aims to develop values-driven Malaysians through 5System Aspirations, namely Access, Quality, Equity, Unity, and Efficiency. And amongthe 5System Aspirations,
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (principles and practices)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Social Foundations & Educational Leadership
Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Dr Suhailah Hussien
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2021 08:47
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 08:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/93193

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