Needs Analysis of English for Nurse for Bulukumba Nursing Academy Students

Irmawati, Irmawati and Basri, Basri and Rosniati, Rosniati and Ashar, Ashar (2016) Needs Analysis of English for Nurse for Bulukumba Nursing Academy Students. Metalingua Jurnal Penelitian Bahasa, 14 (1). pp. 57-70. ISSN 1693-685X

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English in university is given as General English Subject for non-English students at Bulukumba Nursing Academy. Ideally, the teaching material should be adjusted to the major called English for Specific Purpose. Perceptions from some related parties are needed to know to what extent the importance of English for the nurse’s carrier and the suitable material based on their needs. The objectives of this writing were to describe the perceptions of the students, graduates, lecturers and stakeholders on the role of studying English at Bulukumba Nursing Academy, and to design syllabus of English for students of Nursing Academy Bulukumba. This research used descriptive method. The participants of the research were the sixth semester students of Nursing Academy Bulukumba, the graduates, English lecturers, and stakeholder. The total participant of this research was 52 participants which were selected based on purposive sampling techniques. The collection of the data was done by distributing the questionnaires to the participants to identify the students’ needs to attend the Nursing Department. The data were analyzed by applying descriptive statistics. The findings of the research indicated that most participants believed that English is very important to be taught at Nursing Academy Bulukumba. English is taught as general course but the students expect more relevant materials to their task in the clinical practice or work place, that is why the lecturer must design the material and teaching method to motivate the students. The appropriate syllabus for nursing students at Nursing Academy Bulukumba is the topical syllabus which is organized by the topics or themes. The suitable topics consist of content-subjects, general subjects and suggested subjects. Key words: need analysis, syllabus, ESP.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Department of Accounting > Akuntansi
Depositing User: Mrs Irmawati
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2017 11:32
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2017 12:57

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