Need Analysis of English for Mechanical Engineering

Dewanti Ratna Pertiwi, Maria Asumpta Deny Kusumaningrum

Abstract


To conduct an ESP instructional program, it is important to analyze the current situation of the students and the objectives of the program. This study explored the need analysis of English for mechanical engineering at Adisutjipto college of technology, Yogyakarta. This department offers aircraft maintenance, manufacture and material, and energy conversion majors that require the English instruction covers the needs of those concentrations. The data were collected from the students, lecturers, tracer study, and academic affair officers by distributing questionnaire, interviewing, and observing the classroom activities. The finding showed that the compositions of the three concentrations and should involve aerospace engineering materials, the presentation of the materials should focus on the language skills development based, the teaching technique should involve classroom and digital instructions and the instruction should be outcome based education (OBE).  

 

Keywords: need analysis, ESP, mechanical, aerospace, engineering


Keywords


English Language Teaching

Full Text:

PDF

References


Ayoub, M. T. & Jazib, S. K. (2017). ESP NEEDS ANALAYSIS OF UNDERGRADUATE ENGINEERING STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF MULTAN. Global Journal of Management and Social Sciences. Vol.3, No.1, Jan-March, 2017. Pg 103-119.

Basturkmen, H. (2006). Ideas and options in English for specific purposes. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

_____________ (2010). Developing Courses in English for Specific Purposes. Palgrave: New York.

Belcher, D. (2009). What ESP is and can be: An introduction. In D. Belcher (Ed.), English for specific purposes in theory and practice (pp. 1-20). United States of America: University of Michigan Press.

Chen, C. M. (2008). The difficulty of university English courses and English for specific purposes: From the view of policy and administration. English Career, 28, 12-16.

Dragoescu, A. & Sandra, S. (2010). QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OF ESP IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. International Journal for Quality research. Volume IV, No. 3, 2010.

Hossain, M.J. (2013). ESP Needs Analysis for Engineering Students: A Learner Centered Approach. Journal of PU, Part: B. Vol.2 No.2, July 2013, pp 16-26.

Huhta, et al. (2013). Need Analysis for Language Course Design: A holistic approach to ESP. Cambridge: CUP.

Kaur, S. (2007). ESP course design: Matching learner needs to aims. English for Specific Purposes, 6(1).

Macayan, J. V. (2017). Implementing Outcome-Based Education (OBE) Framework: Implications for Assessment of Students’ Performance. Educational Measurement and Evaluation Review (2017), Vol. 8 Issue 1 .

Miyake, M. and John, T. (2005). Needs Analysis for Nursing Students Utilizing Questionnaires and Interviews. Kawasaki Journal of Medical Welfare. Volume II, No.1, 2005 23-24.

Morrison, G.R., Ross, S.M., & Kemp, J.E. (2004). Designing effective instruction (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons.

Neuman, W. L. (2000). Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. 4th Ed. Allyn and Bacon: Boston.

Otilia, S. M. (2015). Needs Analysis in English for Specific Purposes. Annals of the „Constantin Brâncuşi” University of Târgu Jiu, Economy Series, Issue 1, Volume II/2015.

Ristekdikti. (2018). Program Fasilitasi Program Studi Menuju Akreditasi/Sertifikasi Internasional. Ristekdikti: Jakarta.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26555/adjes.v6i1.12268

Article Metrics

Abstract view : 0 times
PDF - 0 times

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2021 Dewanti Ratna Pertiwi, Maria Asumpta Deny Kusumaningrum

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

ADJES (Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies)

ISSN: 2356-5012, e-ISSN: 2477-2879

Published by Universitas Ahmad Dahlan

 

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

View ADJES Stats