Theoretical Analysis Of Edward De Bono's Six Thinking Hats

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Theoretical Background This study was anchored by Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats. He explained that it was a thinking tool that let the thinker to simplify thinking through dealing with points successively and achieves ‘a switch in thinking’. The thinking hats were described as simple, effective technique to look at decisions from different point of view to be more productive, focused and mindfully involved. In addition, it helps individual to move away from habitual thinking styles and a more rounded situation (De Bono, 2011) Six hats have no orders (House et al., 2011). In fact, each hat represented a different style of thinking, a person who wore white hat basically consists of facts and focus on the data available, another was the red hat, a person who wore red hat look at the problem using intuition, emotion, reaction and gut, they were the kind of person who don’t need to justify their statements. Using the black hat looked cautiously and defensively at all bad points of the decision; it was the one that prevent us from making mistakes. Yellow hat thinkers were the person who thinkpositively and value all things. A person who wear green hat was probably creative and seek alternatives while the blue hat thinkers was to keep an overview of what thinking was necessary to scout the subject (Kruse, 2010). Meanwhile, Bloom’s taxonomy was also seen to enhance different thinking skills and in order to promote higher forms of thinking in education, such as analyzing and

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