Content Analysis of Course Books and Online Courses for Teaching English for Specific Purposes for IT Professionals

Svitlana Symonenko, Nataliia Zaitseva, Kateryna Osadcha, Olena Kuzminska

Abstract

The paper deals with the issue of English language training for IT professionals at Ukrainian universities. Understanding the importance of studying foreign languages has been confirmed by a number of normative documents. Peculiarities of professional training of IT specialists at higher education institutions with the focus on foreign language training are considered. Pedagogical conditions for formation of the communicative competence of IT professionals are analysed. The content analysis of existing English course books, textbooks and online courses for IT professionals has been conducted to find out the content of foreign language training. It is stated that English language teaching aids in information technology, computer engineering, computing and software engineering can be used in the learning process, however, their use requires thorough refinement and modification. The series of guides, manuals and online courses for teaching English for professional purposes are presented.

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in Harvard Style

Symonenko S., Zaitseva N., Osadcha K. and Kuzminska O. (2020). Content Analysis of Course Books and Online Courses for Teaching English for Specific Purposes for IT Professionals. In Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Advances in Educational Technology - Volume 1: AET, ISBN 978-989-758-558-6, pages 486-498. DOI: 10.5220/0010925600003364


in Bibtex Style

@conference{aet20,
author={Svitlana Symonenko and Nataliia Zaitseva and Kateryna Osadcha and Olena Kuzminska},
title={Content Analysis of Course Books and Online Courses for Teaching English for Specific Purposes for IT Professionals},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Advances in Educational Technology - Volume 1: AET,},
year={2020},
pages={486-498},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010925600003364},
isbn={978-989-758-558-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Advances in Educational Technology - Volume 1: AET,
TI - Content Analysis of Course Books and Online Courses for Teaching English for Specific Purposes for IT Professionals
SN - 978-989-758-558-6
AU - Symonenko S.
AU - Zaitseva N.
AU - Osadcha K.
AU - Kuzminska O.
PY - 2020
SP - 486
EP - 498
DO - 10.5220/0010925600003364