Decision-Making Style Profiles of Pre-Service Biology Teachers in Socio-Scientific Issues

Marlina Ummas Genisa, Bambang Subali, Djukri Djukri, Habibi Habibi


This study aims to describe the decision-making style regarding the socio-scientific issue (SSI) of pre-service Biology teachers in four regions of Indonesia as a guide in designing active, varied, and creative learning involving students in each learning session. Data were collected using a questionnaire to 514 participants and analyzed descriptively-quantitatively. The results show that each student's decision-making style is influenced by cognitive dimensions and processes during learning. Analytical decision-making styles also have a positive effect on gender, grade, region, and university. The description of these findings is discussed in this paper


Socioscientific Issues; Decision-making; Pre-service teachers; Learning Design


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