Benefits and drawbacks of applying innovative teaching techniques of ed tpa for training tourism specialists in English

Voinarovska, N. V., Tkachuk, I. V. (2017) Benefits and drawbacks of applying innovative teaching techniques of ed tpa for training tourism specialists in English. Вісник Житомирського державного університету імені Івана Франка (1 (87)). pp. 15-18. ISSN 2076-6173

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Current paper analyzes positive foreign experience of practical usage of one of the modern teaching developments, such as Ed TPA products, in the process of foreign language training of Bachelors of Tourism in domestic higher educational institutions. Particular attention have been paid to the organizational issues and planning segment of the Ed TPA structure as being decisive for further successful implementation. Recent segment is remarkable for its providing updated background for literacy development through language, as well as standard frameworks, authentic for both: well-experienced educators and beginning instructors. Within this practice, importance of the connection between student’s previous level of knowledge and new learnings has been proved. Illustrations of rubricating and differentiation of levels, corresponding to students’ learning orientation, have been evaluated as productive outcomes. Besides, general benefits and drawbacks of applying technologies within foreign language teaching have been studied. In particular, it has been verified that synchronous and asynchronous communication between students and teachers provides definite positive impact on students’ motivation, comprehensive activity and encourages them for constant, everlasting learning process. Consequently, innovative educational techniques and technological applications achieve a number of positive goals, although some structural shortcomings (such as lack of explanation and concretization) still takes place, as well as lack of control over online students’ performance and content representing is obvious.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: teaching techniques, foreign languages training, innovative technologies, teaching rubrics, educational differentiation, higher education, teaching process planning.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Depositing User: Руслана Іщук
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 17:19
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 17:25

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