CURRICULUM DECISION MAKING SCHEME FOR ESP SUBJECT AT BUSINESS DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL TERTIARY EDUCATION LEVEL
1Yosi Handayani, SS, MTESOL, Desi Ratna Sari, M.Hum, Arta Uly Siahaan, M.Pd
This study aims to outline ESP curriculum contentfor Business Department at Politeknik Negeri Batam by referring to need analysis survey from alumni and industries in Batam. There are four aspects involved in giving contribution to the curriculum design, namely students, English teachers, alumni, and industries as the end users. Those four types of contributors give their ideas on what kind of English skills were needed in their own perspectives and scopes. However, this study only took two contributors i.e alumni and industry as the end user. The data are gathered through open questionnaires. The data gathered are analyzed qualitatively and presented descriptively. The results show that both alumni and industry have the same needs---working place needed employees who are good in English speaking and writing.More specifically, the skills are ones which are related to daily business communication with internal employees as well as external business partner.
English skills, Curriculum, vocational Institution, workplace, Industry