Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on Covid 19 Challenges April 2021                           Pp. 318-333
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/covid.24

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Formation of the Culture of Working with Information in the Conditions of Distance Learning
During the Covid-19 Pandemic
 

Oleksandra Markiv
Department of Journalism, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University,
Kyiv, Ukraine

Oksana Zarivna
Department of English for Engineering # 2,
National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,
Kyiv, Ukraine

Nataliia Khymai
Department of English for Engineering # 2,
National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,
Kyiv, Ukraine 

Natalia Shalova
Department of English for Engineering # 2,
National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,
Kyiv, Ukraine

 

Received: 2/22/2021                         Accepted: 4/18/2021                         Published:4/26.2021

Abstract:
The main purpose of the study predetermines the main issue of the article: to show the importance of formation of a culture of working with information among students during distance learning, which means the ability to evaluate, perceive information, prevent manipulation, distinguish truth from falsehood. The main task is to assess the existing and desired level of this competence, to develop an organizational model of its formation which consists of the following components: goals and objectives, pedagogical conditions and evaluation criteria. The model was implemented simultaneously at the Drahomanov National Pedagogical University and National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” by teachers of humanities in experimental and control groups (16 people) in three stages: ascertaining, formative and final. A questionnaire and a self-assessment map of the formation of the culture of working with information were developed for the ascertaining stage; purposeful work with students was conducted (special tasks, discussion conversations, discussions) at the formative stage the results before and after the experiment were compared at the final stage in particular. Positive dynamics in the experimental group was noted, the average rate of formation increased. The proposed evaluation criteria – motivational, cognitive and activity ones have demonstrated practical value. It is advisable to recommend their use at other faculties. It is concluded that the organizational model is effective. The prospect of the study is the scientific substantiation of the implementation of the model among a wider range of students and the development of a distance specialized course.
Keywords: culture of working with information, distance learning, educational process, media culture, pedagogical conditions, students.

Cite as: Markiv, O., Zarivna, O., Khymai, N., & Shalova, N. (2021). Formation of the Culture of Working with Information in the Conditions of Distance Learning During the Covid-19 Pandemic. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on Covid 19 Challenges (1)
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/covid.24

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Oleksandra Markiv is a Ph.D. in Pedagogic Sciences, an Associate professor of the Department of Journalism of National Pedagogical Dragomanov University. Now she is currently working on the problem of media literacy and health culture as a necessity of educational space in modern society. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5720-650X

Oksana Zarivna is a Ph.D. in Pedagogic Sciences, an Associate professor of the Department of English for Engineering # 2 of National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”. Now she is currently working on the problem of critical thinking in teaching English at a technical university. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9821-4482

Nataliia Khymai is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of English for Engineering # 2 of National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”. Now she is currently working on the problem of improvement of e-learning tools during a pandemic. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2625-7301

Natalia Shalova is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of English for Engineering # 2 of National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”. Now she is currently working on the problem of formation of learning strategies within teaching English for ESP at the university. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4719-727X