Technology in the classroom: using graphics tablets for ESP lessons in agrarian and technical universities

Keywords: interactive methods, graphics tablets, project technology, interactive approach, English for specific purposes (ESP), English as a foreign language (EFL), language competence, interaction skills, foreign language proficiency

Abstract

The article is devoted to the aspects of using of graphics tablets on ESP lessons (English for specific purpose) by students of agrarian and technical specialties. The main prerequisites for the implementation of interactive teaching methods are determined, as well as the expediency of using information and communication technology (ICT) in order to prepare a competitive specialist that is able to use various language tools in a concrete communicative situation for the interaction among cultures. The necessity of developing new approaches to the organization of the educational process of learning English as a language for specific purpose, as well as its improvement and modernization, is considered. The importance of ICT implementation into the educational process and its significance for raising students’ learning and cognitive activity and motivation are highlighted and clarified.

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Published
2019-06-27
How to Cite
Lemeshchenko-Lagoda, V., & Kurashkin, O. (2019). Technology in the classroom: using graphics tablets for ESP lessons in agrarian and technical universities. Ukrainian Journal of Educational Studies and Information Technology, 7(2), 37-43. https://doi.org/10.32919/uesit.2019.02.05