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Volume 113, 2021International Scientific and Practical Conference “Professionalism of a Teacher: Psychological and Pedagogical Support for a Successful Career” (ICTP 2021)
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Digital platforms and tools used in the system of teaching English
1 Siberian Federal University, Russia, Krasnoyarsk
2 Siberian Federal University, Russia, Krasnoyarsk
3 Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Russian, Krasnoyarsk
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Technogenic educational environment provided by means of Zoom, Skype, Webinar и Discord finds a wide application nowadays. The relevance of the paper is explained by new conditions and challenges faced by participants in the educational process in connection with the pandemic of the coronavirus infection Covid-19, which has reached a global scale. The new way of contact work and control of the educational environment revealed some problems. The purpose of this article is to identify significant, in the opinion of the authors, the digital platforms and tools used in the system of teaching English, to describe the advantages and disadvantages of the most popular of them from the point of view of teachers and students. According to the authors’ point of view, such digital platforms as Zoom, Skype, Webinar и Discord are characterized by similar features including audio and visual contact, communication in chats, as well as opposing ones, e.g. limit of the free access, functions of video recording, waiting hall, calendar integration, etc. In the process of teaching English, cooperation and control obtain a personality-oriented nature, which results in increasing the motivation of students for independent and distance learning.
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