«European Journal of Contemporary Education» – international scientific Journal.

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Issued from 2012.

1 March 23, 2015

1. Tatyana Afanaseva
Factors Governing the Differences in the Degree to Which Preschool Learning Institutions are Prepared to Adopt the Federal State Educational Standard

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 4-15.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.4CrossRef

This article briefly describes the methodology and results of an empirical study into the preparedness of preschool learning institutions to adopt the Federal State Educational Standard (FSES), which was conducted as part of developing a theoretical model and tools for streamlining the mechanism of their development. The author identifies factors that determine the differences in the degree to which such institutions are prepared to introduce the FSES and establishes the extent of their impact.

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2. Irina A. Eliseeva
Assessing the Motivation Environment for Innovation Activity at General-Education Institutions

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 16-30.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.16CrossRef

This article analyzes the reasons behind the low innovative activity of teachers, which are associated with the shortcomings of the motivation environment for innovation activity at general-education institutions, based on which the author draws a conclusion about the need for streamlining scientific/methodological support for the assessment of the existing conditions of motivating the innovative activity of pedagogues. The author describes the concept of the quality of the motivation environment for innovation activity, which is intended to help resolve the shortcomings in determining the ways of making the conditions of innovation activity at general-education institutions more favorable. The article shares the results of an empirical study on testing a methodology for assessing the quality of the motivation environment for innovation activity at general-education institutions, which helps identify the most effective ways of improving it.

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3. Sribas Goswami, Manjari Sahai
Problems and Challenges in Medical Education in India

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 31-37.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.31CrossRef

As India marches towards an exciting new future of growth and progress, medical education will play pivotal role in crafting a sustained development agenda. The idea of creating a healthy society is no longer a debatable luxury; its significance has been grasped by policy shapers worldwide. In a developing nation like India, medical services play a very important role in the well-being of their citizens and indirectly play a very important part in the economic and overall development of the nation. The medical education system is suffering from misdistribution, traditional curriculum, poor assessment, neglected research and lack of faculty development programmes. ‘Vision 2015’ has potential for creating substantial change in Indian medical education. A stronger strategic approach will ensure a solid foundation for the improvement in the health status of India. Conventional-theoretical and experimental teaching blended with a system of teaching which is innovative, aiming to develop under-graduates and post-graduates as community-teachers, true-academician/researcher should be emphasized. This paper focuses on the various challenges of medical education in India.

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4. O.G. Khomeriki
Information Support of Innovative Processes in Education: Organization`s Experience and Tendencies of Development

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 38-51.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.38CrossRef

Based on the correlation of time and content characteristics of the processes of informatization of education and development processes of educational systems, the author determined the temporal and substantive characteristics of the development of approaches to information support of innovation processes in the Russian education, since the second half of the twentieth century till the middle of the second decade of the twenty first century.

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5. Sajid Musa, Rushan Ziatdinov, Omer Faruk Sozcu, Carol Griffiths
Developing Educational Computer Animation Based on Human Personality Types

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 52-71.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.52CrossRef

Computer animation in the past decade has become one of the most noticeable features of technology-based learning environments. By its definition, it refers to simulated motion pictures showing movement of drawn objects, and is often defined as the art in movement. Its educational application known as educational computer animation is considered to be one of the most elegant ways for preparing materials for teaching, and its importance in assisting learners to process, understand and remember information efficiently has vastly grown since the advent of powerful graphics-oriented computers era. Based on theories and facts of psychology, colour science, computer animation, geometric modelling and technical aesthetics, this study intends to establish an inter-disciplinary area of research towards a greater educational effectiveness. With today’s high educational demands as well as the lack of time provided for certain courses, classical educational methods have shown deficiencies in keeping up with the drastic changes observed in the digital era. Generally speaking, without taking into account various significant factors as, for instance, gender, age, level of interest and memory level, educational animations may turn out to be insufficient for learners or fail to meet their needs. Though, we have noticed that the applications of animation for education have been given only inadequate attention, and students’ personality types of temperaments (sanguine, choleric, melancholic, phlegmatic, etc.) have never been taken into account. We suggest there is an interesting relationship here, and propose essential factors in creating educational animations based on students’ personality types. Particularly, we study how information in computer animation may be presented in a more preferable way based on font types and their families, colours and colour schemes, emphasizing texts, shapes of characters designed by planar quadratic Bernstein-Bézier curves. The study has found out that both choleric-melancholic and phlegmatic-sanguine gained the lowest and the highest percentages in selection of different colour groups as cool, warm, and achromatic. We have experimentally confirmed the theory of Nabiyev & Ziatdinov (2014) which reports that planar quadratic Bernstein-Bézier curves with monotonic curvature function may be not aesthetic. Finally, based on the survey results, we have clarified how school students understand the fundamental principles of computer animation. We look forward that this study is likely to have wide benefits in the field of education. Developing educational materials with the aid of obtained empirical results, while considering the personality types of students’ temperament, seems to be a promising avenue to improve, enrich and deepen the learning process in order to achieve its maximum effectiveness.

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6. Marjorie C. Quieng, Pearly P. Lim, Maria Rita D. Lucas
21st Century-based Soft Skills: Spotlight on Non-cognitive Skills in a Cognitive-laden Dentistry Program

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 72-81.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.72CrossRef

Teaching and learning in the 21st century aim to produce students proficient in content knowledge, specific abilities, literacy, numeracy, and technology uses. From these 21st century skills, soft skills were delineated from these learning outcomes; and defined as intra- and interpersonal skills vital for personal development, social participation, and workplace success. This study has two goals: to determine the perceived extent of integration of 21st century-based soft skills in the cognitive-laden dentistry curriculum, and to examine the perceived 21st century-based soft skills of the student participants to serve as baseline data for future research. Communication, and relationship and collaboration skills will be critical components to motivate students; in turn, when students are motivated, it will encourage them to think critically and initiate actions toward the achievement of their goals.

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7. Elena Semenikhina, Marina Drushlyak
Organization Of Experimental Computing in GeoGebra 5.0 in Solving Problems of Probability Theory

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 82-90.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.82CrossRef

The article analyzes the use of various mathematics software in the study of stochastic. The idea of dynamic visualization of the results of random experiments on the example of the classical problem of the meeting, which can be solved in two ways: using statistical definition of probability, which is based on random experiments, and traditionally using the geometric definition of probability. Some tasks, on the base of which the idea of visualization of the results of random experiments can be implemented, are offered with instructions.

URL: http://ejournal1.com/journals_n/1427133031.pdf
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8. Natalya V. Tarasova
Our New Childhood: The Federal State Educational Standard for Preschool Education

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 91-97.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.91CrossRef

This article addresses the scientific/methodological foundations of the social construction of childhood. The author explains the need for developing a standard for preschool education as a standard for supporting diversity in preschool childhood and describes the principal difference between preschool and school education, where planned results (target benchmarks) are general psychological and physical characteristics of the development of a child.

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9. Yurii S. Tyunnikov
Conceptualizing the System of Preparing Future Pedagogues for Innovation Activity

European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2015, Vol.(11), Is. 1, pp. 98-112.
DOI: 10.13187/ejced.2015.11.98CrossRef

Overcoming existing difficulties in the preparation of future pedagogues for innovation activity is associated, among other things, with the issue of conceptualizing it. This article provides a conceptual rationale for preparation for innovation activity. The author describes the preparation as an integral system, defines its educational priorities, functional/role characteristics, educational resources and ways of distributing them, and project scopes for educational technology.

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