Instructional interactions in online classroom of English for nursing


  • Ulinuha Dahlina University of Faletehan, Serang, Indonesia
  • Solis Setiyani University of Faletehan, Serang, Indonesia
  • Ratih Ayu Wulandari University of Faletehan, Serang, Indonesia
  • Fairus Sintawati University of Faletehan, Serang, Indonesia


English for nursing, instructional interaction, learning media, learning paradigm, online classroom


Pandemic COVID-19 had limited teacher-students and student-student interactions in face-to-face classroom. Whereas, nursing students need to make many interactions to develop their English language proficiency for their professional life in the future. This research aimed to investigate nursing students’ perceptions toward instructional interactions in online classes of English for Nursing Course. The study was descriptive, in which a structured questionnaire and in-depth interview were employed to 40 nursing students. The results showed that many students agreed that online classes of English for Nursing created a new learning paradigm. They also agreed that the teacher played an important role to facilitate teacher-student and student-student interactions. Besides, learning media and internet connection facility helped them to find online classes attractive. Thus, the researchers suggested teachers of English for Nursing to play their role well in providing instructional interactions and attractive learning media. The availability of stabile connection also needs to be facilitated.


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Dahlina, U., Setiyani, S., Wulandari, R. A., & Sintawati, F. (2022). Instructional interactions in online classroom of English for nursing. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 8(6), 267–275.



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