Information day for teachers from the academic group of the MoPED project at the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University

On the 7th of October, 2020 at the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University was held an information day in the webinar format, as the part of the project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments” (MoPED), No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP.

The webinar was started by Nataliia Morze – Professor of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine – Project Manager with her speech “Modern Educational Trends”.

“Formative assessment and digital technologies” Viktoriia Vember – PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management. During the presentation participants learned about the concept of formative assessment and its features, assessment strategies, the purposes of formative assessment at different stages.

“Approaches and features during the organization of STEM-projects” Mariia Boiko – Senior Lecturer of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management. She acquainted the participants with the concept of STEM-education, the peculiarities of its implementation, the relationship between STEM practices, approaches to the organization of STEM-projects.

Svitlana Vasylenko – Deputy Head on the Content and Research of IT in Education Laboratory, presented her vision to the question “How to increase the practical orientation of the Scientific studies in the context of blended learning”. The participants got acquainted with an example of student facilitation strategy for using interactive virtual simulators simulating research of naturel subjects.

Liliia Varchenko-Trotsenko – PhD in Pedagogy, Researcher in Digital competence development centre of IT in Education Laboratory, PHD in Pedagogical Sciences, spoke about the “Use of video materials in blended learning”. Participants were introduced to the concept of blended learning and the role of video materials in it, considered the types of videos used in the educational process and tools for creating interactive videos, identified the main characteristics of effective videos.

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