بررسی انتظارات اساتید از آموزش درس زبان تخصصی پرستاری در مقطع کارشناسی

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

عضو هیأت علمی، گروه آموزش زبان انگلیسی، واحد کرمانشاه، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، کرمانشاه، ایران.

چکیده

هدف پژوهش حاضر بررسی انتظارات اساتید از آموزش درس زبان تخصصی و کاوش در نظر آنها در خصوص این دوره درسی بود. روش پژوهش حاضر پیمایشی و جامعه آماری این مطالعه شامل 57 نفر از اساتیدی بود که در دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کرمانشاه، کردستان و ایلام زبان تخصصی را تدریس می کردند. جهت گردآوری داده‌ها از پرسشنامه محقق ساخته استفاده شد. مقدار پایایی پرسشنامه محقق ساخته 0/74 بود. یافته‌ها نشان داد که اساتید انتظار داشتند درک متون تخصصی مهمترین هدف دوره زبان تخصصی باشد و فراگیری دستور زبان مورد توجه کمتری قرار گیرد. همچنین نظرات اساتید  که از طریق پرسشنامه گردآوری گردید حاکی از آن بود که در دوره های فعلی توجهی به مهارت­های ارتباطی نمی­شود. افزون بر این، اساتید معتقد بودند که کلاس های این دوره درسی شلوغ بوده و وضعیت آموزش به شکل فعلی قابل قبول نیست. در ضمن با توجه به گزارش شرکت کنندگان، از نرم افزارهاو آزمایشگاه­های زبان بهره گرفته نمی­شود. نتایج پژوهش حاکی از اهمیت بالای توجه به مهارت­های ارتباطی علاوه بر درک مطلب و فراگیری معنای لغات و اصطلاحات برای دانشجویان پرستاری می باشد. با این رویکرد، ضروری است که دوره­های درسی زبان تخصصی مورد بازنگری جدی قرار گرفته و مبانی نظری روزآمد مورد توجه قرار گیرند.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Investigating Instructors' Expectations of ESP for B.A. Students of Nursing

نویسندگان [English]

  • Yosef Rajabi
  • Majid Farahian
Yosef Rajabi*: Faculty member, Department of ELT, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran.
چکیده [English]

The present study aimed at investigating English for specific purposes (ESP) instructors' expectations and attitudes towards teaching ESP to students of nursing in medical universities. As a survey study, the participants were 57 ESP instructors teaching at medical universities of Kermanshah, Kurdistan, and Ilam. A researcher-made questionnaire was used to gather the data. The reliability coefficient of the researcher-made questionnaire equaled 0.74. The findings of the study revealed that the participating instructors expected the comprehension of reading passages to be the main goal of ESP courses at medical universities and that learning English grammar to be of the least degree of importance. Moreover, the participants' pointed to the dearth of attention to communicative skills in such courses. Additionally, the instructors argued that crowded ESP classes do not guarantee accountability in teaching. Furthermore, the instructors complained about the lack of facilities like language labs and language learning softwares in ESP courses. To conclude, paying due attention to communicative and interactive skills besides a concern for reading comprehension and vocabulary building, is of utmost priority in ESP courses. Hence, it seems incumbent upon ESP curriculum developers and course designers to evaluate ESP courses profoundly and take advantage of new theories in the realm of ESP.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Expectations
  • Curriculum
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Students of Nursing
  • Kermanshah
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