Conceptual bases of the research activity in the process of teaching world history at the secondary school

- Moroz, P.V. and Moroz, I. V. (2015) Conceptual bases of the research activity in the process of teaching world history at the secondary school Український педагогічний журнал, 3. pp. 102-115. ISSN 2411-7420

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Abstract

In the article, the conceptual bases of the research activity in the process of teaching world history at the secondary school are covered. In accordance with the authors, the main feature of such training is the intensification of children’s academic activity, promoting its research character, and, thus, gradually providing the students an initiative to organize their cognitive activity. Such approach requires the teachers’ adaption of their research-based teaching methods in correspondence with the students’ interests and abilities, their age peculiarities and psychic development. The authors theoretically specified the main functions of the research activity in the process of teaching world history in the secondary school. The article states that the involvement of students in research activities can provide a successful solution of numerous educational challenges; in particularly, they are connected to the individual approach, level differentiation, creating a positive learning motivation, and professional orientation. Authors find out the main characteristics of the research activity in teaching history: 1) determination of a problem in the academic historical material that may involve ambiguity in its solution (for textbooks, it is, first of all, a problematic material representation); 2) the students’ acquisition of skills to formulate assump¬tions, hypotheses by means of the specially designed tasks; 3) the development of students’ skills with the various sources of information and analysis; 4) the formation of the self-education skills, namely, the ways of the pupils’ active learning; 5) the development of the students’ ability to take up a research position, apply to the research activity elements; 6) forming the ability to represent the research results. The article states that the use of research in teaching world history at the secondary school can significantly improve the academic performance of pupils and historical expertise, will enable students to develop important char-acteristics of creativity as originality, flexibility, performance, thinking, associating lightness, sensitivity to problems and increase the level of the practical orientation skills and students’ competencies.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: исследовательская деятельность, исследовательские умения, компетентностный подход, процесс обучения всемирной истории в основной школе
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 00 Prolegomena. Fundamentals of knowledge and culture. Propaedeutics > 001 Science and knowledge in general. Organization of intellectual work > 001.8 Methodology > 001.89 Organization of science and scientific work
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 37.01/.09 Special auxiliary table for theory, principles, methods and organization of education
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 373 Kinds of school providing general education
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 9 Geography. Biography. History > 93/94 History
Divisions: Institute of Pedagogics > Social Science Education Department
Depositing User: с.н.с. Петро Володимирович Мороз
Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 08:07
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2019 17:14
URI: https://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/706850

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