Workshop “Digital technologies in educational activity”

On March 04, 2020, at the Center of Innovative Educational Technologies “PNU-EcoSystem” at Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, a workshop “Digital Technologies in Educational Activities” was held as part of the international MoPED project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments” (№586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP).

Teachers and students of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Preschool and Special Education got acquainted with the main tasks of creation and functioning in the university of the ecosystem MoPED on the dissemination of the best European practices in teaching students of pedagogical specialties, opportunities for improving the teachers’ professional training for New Ukrainian School in terms of use of innovative teaching instruments, as well as educational training modules for advanced training of pedagogical staff (Director of the Center, Professor Olena Budnyk).

The interactive part of the meeting included discussions on the use of digital educational resources in pedagogical activity, in particular their advantages and disadvantages. At the end of the workshop, the participants tried some online tools for formative assessment of learning outcomes using mobile devices (Associate Professor Tetyana Blyznyuk). The participants of the event took part in the discussion of issues related to the joint work on the introduction of pedagogical innovations in the educational process of the university, organizing mass events to promote STEAM-education.