Features of Education of Students-Philologists in the Conditions of Informatization and Digitalization of Higher Education

Keywords: informatization, students of philology, digital technologies.


The article substantiates the relevance of informatization of society in general and education in particular, outlines the main tasks in the training of future professionals. The purpose of the article is to theoretically substantiate the peculiarities of the organization of the future philologists’ training process. Methods. The following research methods are used: analysis and generalization of scientific and methodological sources, government documents on the research topic for the theoretical justification of the problem, modeling and synthesis of the obtained data. The results. The terminological apparatus «informatization of education», «means of informatization», «digitalization» is defined. The main components of the modern educational environment of a higher education institution are highlighted and the function of the innovative component is emphasized. It was found that the main components that will ensure the formation of digital competence of philology students are the content and means of education. It has been established that the study of compulsory and elective disciplines, which will contribute to the general and professional competencies’ formation, is equally necessary for mastering the theoretical foundations and practical skills of using innovative information and digital technologies. It is established that within the obligatory course «Pedagogy» students of philological specialties master the module «Digital training tools» in which they gain basic knowledge about digital technologies and ways to use them, and hone and supplement this knowledge while studying other disciplines. In a classroom, students learn to use different computer-based learning tools to complete a variety of tasks. Future philologists search and critically analyze information on the Internet; work with electronic textbooks and dictionaries; prepare visual aids: presentations, tables, diagrams, infographics, briefings, create audio and video content for classes, prepare tasks for test control on various platforms and services, learn to present public information on social networks properly and more. Conclusions. It was found that in recent years there have been many philological sites that provide information assistance and various services, creating electronic libraries, virtual laboratories, Internet projects, which contribute to the quality of training of philological specialties students.


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Author Biography

Tetyana Sobchenko, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University

Tetyana Sobchenko
Doctor of Philosophy in Pedagogy (Ph.D), Associate Professor,
Head of the Department of Education and Innovative Pedagogy,
H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University,
29 Alchevskykh Str., Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61002
E-mail: sobchenkotetyana79@gmail.com
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9213-5556

How to Cite
Sobchenko, T. (2021). Features of Education of Students-Philologists in the Conditions of Informatization and Digitalization of Higher Education. Professional Education: Methodology, Theory and Technologies, (13), 278-290. https://doi.org/10.31470/2415-3729-2021-13-278-290