Use of digital technologies in innovative educational environment (on the example of the mobile application Lecture Racing)

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Problem and goal. Currently, there is active transformation of educational technologies, which explains the emergence of new educational needs, a change in the principles and mechanisms of access to knowledge and the need to summarize existing and implement new approaches to the formalization and systematization of data collection and storage, taking into account characteristics specific education and information technology [2- 4; 10; 12; 15]. The article reveals the concept of digital technologies in the educational environment, presents theoretical and practical materials containing knowledge about digital technologies. Methodology. The pilot study was conducted using the mobile app “Lecture Racing”, which allows to check the level of knowledge of students, among other things. This is a unique tool for conducting tests and surveys at lectures or classes, both pre-prepared and without preprepared tests, in real time [14]. Results. The stages of development of digital technologies are considered, and the stages of the experiment on the use of digital technologies in the educational process are described. Description of the results of the methods used to identify the level of motivation and performance. Conclusion. The use of digital technologies, on the example of the mobile application “Lecture Racing”, has a positive impact on the motivation of students, academic performance, and contributes to the self-development of the teacher in an innovative educational environment.

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Yulia M. Tsarapkina

Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy

Author for correspondence.

candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor, associate professor of the department of pedagogy and psychology of professional education

49 Timiryazevskaya St, Moscow, 127550, Russian Federation

Bugis D. Gadzimetova

Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy


postgraduate student

49 Timiryazevskaya St, Moscow, 127550, Russian Federation


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