Department of Cultural Studies and Ukrainian Studies and Department of language preparation of Zaporizhzhya State Medical University took part in the webinar "Normative-legislative and educational-methodical problems of teaching the Ukrainian language in the Higher Education Institution of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine". The heads and specialists of single-profile departments took part in the webinar. The seminar - a meeting organized online by the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University in cooperation with the Kharkiv National Pharmaceutical University - was attended by 29 specialists representing nine higher educational institutions of medical specialization in Ukraine.
During the discussion, the participants of the webinar discussed the problems related to teaching Ukrainian language in medical and pharmaceutical universities of Ukraine, including those that arise in the process of distance learning, and are relevant in this situation now.
Tetyana Shadryna, Associate Professor of the Department of Cultural Studies and Ukrainian Studies at ZSMU, shared her own experience of using the book "Ukrainian as a foreign language for English-speaking medical students" (in two volumes), issued in 2019.
The discussion on educational platforms, which are currently used by teachers of higher education institutions, turned out to be productive. The diverse needs of the educational process satisfy such Internet platforms as ZOOM, TEAMS, MOODLE. About how teachers and the student community of ZSMU uses the TEAMS platform for online learning, said the teacher of the language training department, Elena Agin.
There was an exchange of experience regarding the prospects for distance learning of language by students and solving problems arising in the process of using different platforms in the educational process.