Foresight Methods in Pedagogical Design of University Learning Environment
Rong Ju 1 * , Natalya V. Buldakova 2, Svetlana N. Sorokoumova 3, Marina G. Sergeeva 4, Alexander A. Galushkin 4 5, Andrey A. Soloviev 6 7, Nina I. Kryukova 8
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1 Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, China2 Vyatka State University, Russia3 Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Russia4 RUDN University (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia), Russia5 Stolypin International Institute of Informatization and Public Administration, Russia6 Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russia7 Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Russia8 Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia* Corresponding Author

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Currently, informational-educational environment has become one of the constitutive tendencies in the development of modern education and correlates with IT development in all spheres of human life. The availability of multiple possibilities for using information and communication technologies in education brings about variability in university learning environment design. The authors propose the use of foresight methodology to optimize educational content and structure didactic potential of learning environment. The mechanism of pedagogical design using foresight methodology is based on accommodation of subjective views of stakeholders in the education system, creation of a common vision of the informational and educational environment which involves objective prognostic information and the trends and tendencies in regional education development. The knowledge gained from foresight methodology made it possible to design informational and educational, or learning, environment at the university that is able to ensure the learning process meeting the expectations of all stakeholders as close as it is possible and affect the employment rate of the university graduates.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2017, Volume 13, Issue 8, 5281-5293

https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2017.01003a

Publication date: 16 Aug 2017

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