Proceedings of the International Conference on Education Technology (ICoET 2019)

Improving Midwifery Students’ Reading Comprehension of ESP Text through Real and Carrier Contents at STIKes of Dharma Land Bouw Padang

Authors
Jamaris, M. Zaim, Ratmanida
Corresponding Author
Jamaris
Available Online December 2019.
Keywords
Midwifery Reading, ESP Text, Real and Carrier Contents
Abstract
Midwifery students get the difficulty in comprehending the reading text of ESP, as they still have problem to determine several information in the reading text. It is caused by low synchronized reading text given by an English lecturer to midwifery students so general that the problem itself could be seen from the pre test conducted still had low score. The paper was aimed (1) to what extent Real and Carrier Contents could improve midwifery students’ reading comprehension of ESP text at Midwifery study program of Health Science College of Dharma Land Bouw Padang and (2) to describe and explain what factors influence the improvement for their reading comprehension of ESP text at midwifery study program of Health Science College of Dharma Land Bouw Padang. The paper method is Action Research, whereas the participants consisted of the second semester of midwifery students where they were active learners in 48 from 49. The research instruments were reading comprehension test in which the tests given to midwifery students were aimed to know about the ability of their reading comprehension, observation check list for which it was aimed to reach some information relating to Midwifery students and lecturer’ activities in the classroom, field notes were aimed to get some notes relating to events happening and interviews, interview was aimed to reach perspective opinion of students concerning to the learning process in the classroom. There had two main findings in the paper, namely (1) Real and Carrier contents could improve the midwifery students’ reading comprehension of ESP text.(2) Several factors which were able to make the changed for midwifery students in participating in the learning activities personally and per group. It could be implied that this learning technique may be worthwhile to be carried out in teaching reading of ESP text.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Education Technology (ICoET 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-850-5
ISSN
2352-5398
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