Alfi Syahrin


The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of divergent thinking in writing student papers. Characteristics of student divergent thinking are seen from the ideas expressed in a paper. This study used a qualitative approach, data were collected through documentation studies. The results of this study indicate that the characteristics of student divergent thinking in paper writing can be seen from varied ideas and have differences with other texts. These results are in accordance with the characteristics of divergent thinking, namely fluency, authenticity, flexibility, and sensitivity in detecting ideas and problems. The student connects and forms combinations of several ideas into new ideas so that sensitivity understands and responds to a statement correctly. However, students need continuous training in writing papers so that divergent thinking skills develop.

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