Implementing Electronic Courses Based on Moodle for Foreign Language Teaching at Russian Technical Universities

Tatiana Yurievna Aikina, Olga Vitalievna Sumtsova, Dmitriy Igorevich Pavlov

Abstract


The main purpose of this work is to consider the most efficient modern educational technologies applied in teaching foreign languages to students of higher educational institutions in the Russian Federation. Special emphasis is placed on blended learning as a pedagogical approach of high priority. It is necessary to note that information-communication environment plays a great role in the realization of blended learning since the organization of educational process is impossible without it. The authors of the paper give consideration to one of the most relevant educational platform Moodle. An electronic course based on Moodle developed for the first year students of Tomsk Polytechnic University within teaching the discipline “Foreign Language” is reviewed in this work. The authors come to the conclusion that electronic courses designed by means of the e-learning platform Moodle are ideally suitable for the efficient blended learning implementation.

Keywords


e-course, effective educational methods, e-learning, foreign language of professional communication, Moodle, students of technical specialties

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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