International Journal of Humanities and Applied Social Science

ISSN: 2471-7576 (Online)

DOI: 10.33642/ijhass

The Effectiveness of Adapting the Six Thinking Hats Model into Music Courses to Improve Critical Thinking Skills

Author(s): John Jasina; Eunjung Choi

The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of adopting the Six Thinking Hats (STH) model into music appreciation courses to examine the improvement in student critical thinking skills. The research employed a pre-experimental research design with a single group pre-test and post-test design. The study was a quantitative study analyzing the results of a critical thinking pre-test and critical thinking post-test for a sample of 24 college students. The results of the study revealed that adapting the STH model for discussion activities resulted in more positive results compared to other teaching techniques proposed in the curriculum.