REALIZATION OF BLENDED LEARNING IDEAS IN TEACHING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

  • Galyna Mikhnenko
Keywords: blended learning, educational environment, information and communication technologies, e-learning distance course, English for Specific Purposes

Abstract

Intercultural integration and changing settings in the modern world of professionals require implementing the new models of teaching foreign languages for specifi c purposes that involve extensive use of information and communication technologies and blended learning methods. The article is devoted to the use of e-learning distance courses in a technical university educational environment as a method of blended learning. The reasons for using blended learning technologies are given. The results of survey on general orientation of the students’ motivation to study are presented. The e-learning distance course on English for Specifi c Purposes has been implemented, and its content and students’ feedback are considered. It is concluded that the realization of the ideas of blended learning in teaching English for Specifi c Purposes through e-learning distance courses should be methodologically justifi ed, that is balanced with face-to-face instruction. In such a way this method can become a key link between current technologies, professional knowledge and effective learning conditions.

Published
2018-10-24
How to Cite
Mikhnenko, G. (2018). REALIZATION OF BLENDED LEARNING IDEAS IN TEACHING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES. Scientific Notes of Ostroh Academy National University: Philology Series, 2(69), 32-34. Retrieved from https://journals.oa.edu.ua/Philology/article/view/1644