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Volume 104, 2021Second International Conference on History, Theory and Methodology of Learning (ICHTML 2021)
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Flipping the Aviation English class for distant learning: experience from the field
1 National Aviation University, 1 Liubomyra Huzara Ave., Kyiv, 03058, Ukraine
2 National Linguistic University, 73 Velyka Vasylkivska Str., Kyiv, 03680, Ukraine
3 National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, 15 Heroiv Oborony Str., Kyiv, 03041, Ukraine
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This study is aimed to verify experimentally the efficiency of the flipped classroom approach using in the process of online teaching Aviation English at National Aviation University. It was conducted from September till December 2020. The research included two groups of students of the second year of study speciality: 272 ‘Aviation Transport'. The experiment employed mixed-method research in convergent design. In the context of the experiment testing to determine students' level of professional language communicative competence in English were conducted in September and December 2020 at the beginning and the end of the first term of the academic year 2020-2021. Testing revealed that students from the experimental group have better results in professional language competence development. A survey was conducted in the experimental group aimed to reveal students' impression from the flipped classroom approach using in distant learning. According to the results of the experiment, it was stated that students have mainly positive attitude to the experiment Advantages and disadvantages of the approach are identified. The conclusion was made that in the context of distance learning, the flipped lessons approach is acceptable for mastering the Aviation English course.
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