ARPHA Proceedings 3: 1613-1628, doi: 10.3897/ap.2.e1613
Continuing Education as a Teachers’ Professional Culture Component
expand article infoIrina V. Merzlikina, Svetlana A. Oborotova, Lyudmila N. Sayutina, Alexander A. Oborotov
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The relevance of the research problem of modern approaches to forming and development of the teacher’s professional culture in the conditions of informatization and digitalization of the educational environment is caused by the necessity of continuing education and raising its quality.In this connection, the present paper is directed to the study of the potential of modern ICT as a resource of the teachers’ professional development in the process of their continuing education.The leading method in this problem study is the method of generalization of domestic and foreign researches results in the field of continuing education, and analysis of the up-to-date experience, modern pedagogical practices of using innovative technologies making it possible to disclose successfulness of forming the teacher’s informational and communicative culture. Research data and results of questioning 525 pedagogues are expounded supporting the necessity of forming new possible instruments of developing pedagogical culture.The paper deals with some peculiarities of modern approaches to forming and developing the teacher’s professional culture within the frames of supplementary professional education as a component of continuing education. Included are the results of empirical research of an influence of the use by teachers of educational organizations modern informational and communicative technologies aimed at positive interaction in a collective body.Practical significance of the research results, presented in the paper is in the proof of effectiveness of implementing variable module programs aimed at teaching pedagogues the mediation technology and the technology of joint digital model-building electronic aids.As a result of the research, it has been asserted that integration of the informative-communicative component while developing professional culture and orienting educational process to expanding knowledge alongside informational, socio-psychological and upbringing aspects in the teacher’s activity, it is possible to ascertain successfulness of raising the quality of education, a positive motivation for using the competencies acquired and broadening the potentialities of the educational environment.
continuing education, teacher’s professional culture, informational technologies, communicative technologies, co-construction, joint model-building technology of digital aids, conflict resolution technology, mediation