Developing English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Textbook for Pharmacy Students Using On-Line Learning in Higher Education

  • Abd. Syakur Department of Graduate Program of English Education, STKIP PGRI Sidoarjo
  • Esti Junining Doctoral Environmental Assessment and Development Program, Universitas Brawijaya
  • M. Khusni Mubarok Department of Graduate Program of English Education, STKIP PGRI Sidoarjo
  • Margarana Department of Graduate of English Education, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
Keywords: English for Specific Purposes (ESP); teks book; on-line learning

Abstract

This developmental research aims to develop ESP learning textbooks for students of Diploma three (D3) Pharmacy at the Surabaya Pharmacy Academy, to determine the feasibility of textbooks, and to determine students' responses to ESP textbooks. This research uses the ADDIE Research and Development (R&D) model. This ESP textbook was developed based on the results of the study. The results of the feasibility of the ESP textbook indicate the following points: 1) Material experts and lecturers of the Diploma three (D3) Pharmacy program give a percentage of 53.33% under the range of 85.94 which means that the development of digital-based textbooks gets a "A" score and in the "Very Good" category, 2) Media and digital experts with on-line learning as well as Pharmacy diploma three (D3) study programs give a percentage of 53.33% below the 85.94% range which means that developed digital-based textbooks score "A" and in the category of "Very Good" 3) student understanding through questionnaires, also gave a positive response with 53.33% in the range of 85.94 which means that the development of digital-based textbooks scored "A" and in the " Very Good ". The results of the interviews showed that students' understanding showed good responses to digital-based ESP textbooks. In short, it can be concluded that the ESP textbook for Pharmacy in Diploma three (D3) department students is eligible and can be used as an online learning medium for teaching English.

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Published
2020-03-31