Characteristics of the reflexive component of students’ self-expression culture

Modern professional activity involves the active use of reflection by a person in order to find «points of growth» for the successful construction of his/her own career. Accordingly, the task of facilitating the development of students’ reflexive skills during the period of professional training by teachers is of particular importance. The article presents the authors' view on the solution of the problem, consisting in considering these skills as part of the reflective component of the students’ self-expression culture. The purpose of the article is to describe their characteristics.

On the motivation for using the project-based learning method

The article deals with the problems of implementing the project-based learning method in professional education. The aim of the study is to identify the key factors hindering the full use of the method in educational practice. The research methodology is based on a systematic approach and includes methods of description, comparison, comparative analysis, and generalization. The project-based learning method fully meets the objectives of the competence-based approach in professional education.

Modern American school during the crisis of the colorblind racial ideology

The article analyses the ideological crisis, which the US system of education faces nowadays. It evaluates the colorblind racial ideology that has remained predominant for several decades, its basic features, strong and weak points, and a number of social racial problems, which arose due to the prevalence of this ideology in schools and colleges of education in the USA. The author brings a set of reasons given by supporters of the considered ideology, and proves the fact that despite its original right-mindedness this ideology often gives reverse results.

Main difficulties in the development of the assessment competence of teachers

This article discusses the relevance of the problem of teachers readiness to develop assessment competence. A modern teacher should have professional competencies to adequately and objectively assess not only the quality of educational planned results of students, but also the quality of their own educational activities. To implement new and modern procedures for evaluating and controlling the quality of professional and educational activities, every teacher must have the desire and willingness to develop evaluation competence.

Point-rating system of knowledge assessment in geographical education

The article is devoted to the description and analysis of pedagogical experience of professional competence formation in training and assessment of students in the point-rating system. The interdisciplinary nature of geographical education implies the need to develop special ways of thinking among students and to attract knowledge and skills from different subject areas. In such a situation, it is necessary to maximize the arrangement of the training process from the initial stage of learning to the stage of summative assessment.

Organizational and pedagogical conditions for the implementation of the educational process for visually impaired students in a complex sanitary and epidemiological situation

The article reveals the organizational and pedagogical conditions for the implementation of the educational process for students with visual disabilities at a time when they are particularly vulnerable to the current circumstances of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The necessity of using e-learning, adapted distance learning technologies, and external electronic resources in the educational process of the University, taking into account nosologies in a complex sanitary and epidemiological situation is substantiated.

Development of students' cognitive abilities in the conditions of the university meta-educational space

The article analyzes the role of imagination as a cognitive ability in preparing students to carry out prognostic activities in the conditions of the meta-educational space of a pedagogical university. The goal is to substantiate a new vision of such a psychological property of the human psyche as imagination in the educational process while preparing students for prognostic activities. The methodological basis of this approach in our study is Kant's idea of three components of human knowledge: feelings, imagination and thinking.

The use of artificial intelligence techniques for distance learning

The article describes some practices of voice recognition technologies based on artificial intelligence to improve the educational process in a remote format. This is relevant to modern remote education environment. The author presents an analysis of existing approaches to the use of artificial intelligence technologies in the educational process. Elements of artificial intelligence in a specialist software make the educational process more modern and convenient both for the learner and the teacher.

Use of interactive teaching technology at different stages of a university foreign language class

The importance of communicative learning of foreign languages in higher education has increased due to economic, political and cultural processes taking place in the world nowadays. The problem of finding effective means of ensuring the communicative nature of the educational process seems to be highly relevant at the present stage of teaching methodology development. The use of interactive methods can help teachers to implement the requirements of the Standard in the organization of the educational process of teaching foreign languages at university.

Formation of patriotism among the younger generation in the modern school environment

 Статья посвящена проблеме возвращения патриотической работы в современную систему школьного воспитания. Цель исследования – изучить особенности формирования патриотизма как незыблемой ценности в воспитании подрастающего поколения. Сравнительный анализ понятий «патриотизм», «гражданственность», «национализм», «интернационализм» показал, что исторически воспитание патриотизма у детей и молодежи пересекается с формированием гражданственности, организацией дружественных межэтнических отношений.