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Formation of technological university students’ readiness to the use of open educational resources

Citation

Khasanova, G. F., & Semenova, L. A. (2020). Formation of technological university students’ readiness to the use of open educational resources. Pedagogy and Psychology of Education, 3,2020, 116–127. https://doi.org/10.31862/2500-297X-2020-3-116-127

Abstract

The paper presents the analysis of the “Open education resources” (OER ) concept and peculiarities of their use in teaching psychological and pedagogical disciplines to future bachelors of the IT sector. The structure and content of future IT-sector bachelors’ readiness to the use of open educational resources are described. It includes cognitive (understanding of prospects for the OER use at workplaces; knowledge of main algorithms of OER search in the network; familiarity with the ways of obtaining new knowledge through critical analysis and creative reproduction of OER; knowledge of issues concerning copyright and licensing requirements during the use of OER and software), motivation and value (interest in the use of OER; understanding the importance of OER use at future workplaces; wishing to obtain competence in technologies of OER use; understanding responsibility for the following of ethical and legal rules in the information environment), and technological (skills to implement search for OER in the network; being acquainted with technology of development, recording, copying, storage, sharing and exchange of OER; experience of work with open source software; being able to use technologies of network communications during solving problems) components. Pedagogical conditions for the formation of future IT-sector bachelors’ readiness to the use of open educational resources are characterized, including design and implementation of optional course aimed at the formation of students’ intention to use open educational resources; engaging students into implementation of interdisciplinary quasi-professional authentic assignments; faculty’s adoption of competencies in evaluation of open education resources, psychometrics, and pedagogical communications with the use of web-technology.

Citation Type: Journal Article