ARPHA Proceedings 3: 1131-1147, doi: 10.3897/ap.2.e1131
Integrated Subject-Language Training of Students of Engineering Specialization Based on Digital Technologies
expand article infoEmiliya Komarova, Svetlana Bakleneva, Vladimir Ostapenko, Anatoliy Petelin
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Abstract
Modern Federal State Educational Standards, the State Program of the Russian Federation "Development of Education in 2018-2025 years" RF DoD Program "E-University" imposes the higher education system requirements to increase interdisciplinary interaction (Krylov, 2019; Coyle, Hood & Marsh, 2010) on the basis of digital technologies (Titova, 2017; Pearce et al., 2011). The aim of the research is the theoretical justification of the ideas of integrated subject - language training at higher educational institutions in domestic science, as well as the ideas of Language for Special Purposes – LSP, English for Specific Purposes – ESP, General English - GE Content and language integrated learning – CLIL developed by foreign researchers (Gardiner, 1998; March, 2000), the definition of scientific approaches in the process of implementing ideas subject-language training in higher education system of the Russian Federation, experimental verification of the effectiveness of the implementation of the subject-language training on the basis of digital technologies in the educational process of higher school. Research methods: theoretical analysis and systematization of psychological and pedagogical researches of domestic and foreign authors on the study; empirical: quantitative and qualitative analyses of questionnaires among students of senior courses. The study involved 87 students 4th– 5th year of specialist's degree.The results of the conducted experimental work confirmed effectiveness of the educational process based on integrated subject - language training on the basis of digital technologies, focused on interdisciplinary interaction of professional and foreign language meaningful components. The implementation of integrated subject - language training on the basis of digital technologies in the educational process of the University will help to provide interaction between professional theoretical knowledge and foreign language communicative practices, providing motivation for self-education; rational use of the budget of educational classroom time and time spent on extracurricular self-study, through the realization by students of the practical relevance of the acquired knowledge; variable course content that allows for a differentiated approach to students based on digital technologies. The practical significance of the results of the study is the possibility of their use in the development of curricula, work programs, further research on this issue.
Keywords
integration, integrated subject-language learning, professionally-oriented training, LSP, ESP, GE, multidisciplinary collaboration.