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Study of Digital Competence of the Students and Teachers in Ukraine

  • Olena KuzminskaEmail author
  • Mariia Mazorchuk
  • Nataliia Morze
  • Vitaliy Pavlenko
  • Aleksander Prokhorov
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1007)

Abstract

Professional fulfillment of the personality at the conditions of the digital economy requires the high level of digital competency. One of the ways to develop these competencies is education. However, to provide the implementation of digital education at a high level, the digital competency of the teachers and students is a must. This paper presents explanations on the level determination of the digital competencies for teachers and students in Ukraine according to the DigComp recommendations. We tried to identify the main factors that reflect the degree of readiness teachers and students for digital education based on their self-evaluation. We also attempted to estimate the level of digital competencies based on the analysis of Case-Studies execution results. The complex analysis let us assess the connection between respondents’ self-evaluation and their real competencies. Here we provide a methodology and a model of level competencies determination by means of a survey, expert case rating and the results of the statistical analysis. On the basis of the obtained results, this paper suggests further research prospects and recommendations on the digital competency development in educational institutions in Ukraine.

Keywords

Digital competencies Case studies Survey Principal component analysis Education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olena Kuzminska
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mariia Mazorchuk
    • 2
  • Nataliia Morze
    • 3
  • Vitaliy Pavlenko
    • 2
  • Aleksander Prokhorov
    • 2
  1. 1.National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.National Aerospace University “KhaI”KharkivUkraine
  3. 3.Boris Grinchenko Kyiv UniversityKievUkraine

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