Nataliia Kosylo, Oksana Nych, Kateryna Balaieva. Examining Preschool Teachers’ Skills Of Using Innovative Technologies.

(2017) Science and education, 6, 86-94. Odessa.


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Nataliia Kosylo,
PhD (Candidate of Philological Sciences), associate professor,
Department of Linguistics,
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University,
2, Halytska Str., Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine,
Oksana Nych,
PhD (Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences), associate professor,
Department of Foreign Languages,
Precarpathian National University named after Vasyl Stefanyk,
57, Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine,
Kateryna Balaieva,
PhD (Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences), assistant,
Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych,
2, Kotsyubinsky Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine


EXAMINING PRESCHOOL TEACHERS’ SKILLS OF USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES


SUMMARY:

Modernization of education in Ukraine in the course of globalization and integration as well as changes in ideological paradigm require highly skilled, competitive educators. Accordingly, requirements concerning preschool teachers’ competence and skills are constantly growing in order to provide harmonious development of children. The paper aims to examine preschool teachers’ skills of using innovative technologies in their work. The carried out experiment involved 60 preschool teachers having work experience for about 5 years. There have been distinguished three levels of the development of innovative technologies skills in preschool teachers: high (innovative and constructive), sufficient (reproductive and constructive), and low (initial). They were examined according to the following criteria: motivational and objective, cognitive, operational and pragmatic, reflexive and attitude. The experiment was based on the following techniques: Examining Motivation for Studying the Subject by T. Dubovytska, Motivation to Work (K. Zamfir’s methodology in the modification of A. Rean), a questionnaire developed by authors, as well as pedagogical observation. According to the research outcomes the respondents are not ready to use innovative techniques in their work as their skills are immature, which confirms the relevance of the study. The results of the survey show the necessity to consider the issue of reforming technological content of professional training of future preschool teachers.


KEYWORDS:

readiness, criterion, indicator, level, competence, professional activity.


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