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Developing English Materials for Nursing Students of SMK Kesehatan Bali Medika Denpasar



Abstract : This study aimed at analysing materials needed for nursing students of SMK Kesehatan Bali Medika Denpasar; developing materials for teaching English for nursing students of SMK Kesehatan Bali Medika Denpasar;
analysing the quality of the developed materials for teaching English for nursing students of SMK Kesehatan Bali Medika Denpasar as perceived by expert judges. This study used R & D model proposed by Sugiyono (2013), in which the procedures were initiated by an identification of potency & problem. To analyze target and learning needs of English for nursing students, Hutchinson & Waters’s Learning-Centered Need Analysis Framework (1987) was employed. The present study was limited into developing the product and expert judgment. Therefore, the field test was not conducted in the present study. Every unit of developed materials is presented in a consistent format, comprising input, content focus, language focus, and task. The findings of this study showed that there were 8 units of English for nursing students’ materials that need to be developed. Those were; (1) Introduction; (2) Giving Directions in Hospital; (3) Health Problems; 4) Types of Symptoms; 5) Diagnosing Patient’s Problems; 6) Discussing Observation; (7) Assessment; (8) Patient Assessment. The materials were focused on developing the students’ speaking ability. The quality of the product very good (Product Quality = 4.13) and had met the criteria of material and categorize as very good, which means that these materials are ready for use in the school.

Keywords: English materials, nursing students.


I G. Aris Pratama Putra, N.N. Padmadewi, I G. Budasi


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