Digital Transformation of the Educational University Space While Teaching Foreign Languages

Albina V. Gridasova, Margarita A. Grinko, Nina V. Papernay, Diana D. Khandzhian and Elena А. Soboleva

One of the most important problems of modern education of the Russian Federation is to increase the importance of self-education with the help of digital technologies by simplifying reducing the role of the teacher in the educational process. Accordingly, the problem of defining and realizing the importance of creating new professional competences of a foreign language teacher has been become relevant in the Russian scientific educational area. The methodology of teaching a foreign language implies involves the teacher’s understanding the need for a transition to an information world view by mastering the skills of digital and information and computer literacy. The article analyses the potential of readiness of the modern university to implement a safe digital educational environment, providing ensuring high quality and accessibility of all types and levels of education, the usage of which can improve the quality of higher education in general, broaden accessibility and opportunities for student’s self-education. The application of digital technologies in the field of education, as one of the resources of modernization of various spheres human activity. It leads the teacher need to master not only digital, but also information literacy. Digital literacy in the world is defined as a means of self-education in information activities and acquisition of other essential life skills acquiring other essential life skills of the information society, which includes the application of technical knowledge and skills in training. On the basis of this definition, the leading modern foreign language teacher skills in the age of digital education are the selection of effective methods of submitting information while teaching, the creation of an accessible information teaching environment and the use of the acquired knowledge in professional activities.

Volume 12 | 05-Special Issue

Pages: 1346-1352

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12SP5/20201894