Formation of teachers' readiness for project activity in the context of scientific and methodological work of the Office of international cooperation
Engineering and Educational Technologies
Формування готовності викладачів до проектної діяльності в контексті науково-методичної роботи відділу міжнародного співробітництва
The article examines the features of the involvement of academic and teaching staff of the higher education institution into the project activities, identifies and analyzes the main directions of the Office of International Cooperation, which contribute to the formation of teachers' readiness for project work. The concept of "project work" in scientific discourse is considered in the paper. It is actualized that the problem of attracting teachers to international activities is of particular
... rtance nowadays. The methods of involvement into the project activity as a form of innovative methodological technologies, with the aim of forming general and professional competences, are described. Particular attention is paid to the theoretical and methodological basis of the research, which is based on competence-based, organizational-innovation and cooperative-activity approaches. The article used theoretical, empirical and statistical methods. It is noted that the Office of International Cooperation deals with the organization of cooperation of higher education institutions with foreign scientific institutions and associations, but first of all - involvement of teachers into the project activity. The paper describes the information page of the Kherson State Maritime Academy office on the official site and its main sections, informing teachers about the possibilities of project activities with the foreign partners of the academy. Other engagement methods include the use of social networks, LMS MOODLE e-courses and Zimbra Messenger. It is noted that the use of a gamified approach in the educational process actively motivates future employees of sea and river transport to educational and cognitive activities, allows to form skills of creative thinking and promotes the search for various methods of alternatives. The attention is also focused on the effectiveness of the use of simulation technologies (virtual and mixed reality). Conclusions are made concerning the process of organizing a modernized educational environment and the results of an experimental study on determining the level of readiness for project activities of teachers of Kherson State Maritime Academy.