Didactic model of information and communication competence formation of future specialists of economic profile
Keywords:didactic model, information and communication competence, future specialists of economic profile, didactic conditions, resource-based learning, electronic educational resources.
The state policy of Ukraine in the sphere of digitalization, digital economy, digital innovations, e-government and democracy as well as the information society development actualize changes in the higher economics education which nowadays faces a principally new task – the creation of an integrative model of formation of future specialists in economics, who possess the skills of using the information and communication technologies, operating in a digital economy as well as displaying professional mobility, prompt response to constant changes in professional activities. Therefore, the context of digital transformation of the Ukrainian society calls for the improvement of professional training of future specialists of economic profile in the university educational environment; their personal and professional formation and creation of information and communication competence acquires special importance. On the basis of academic literature analysis the concept, core and the structure of information and communication competence of future economic profile specialists has been ascertained; the criteria basis and levels of the researched competence formation have been specified (cognitive-informational, computer-technological, procedural-analytical, motivational and cognitive components). The authors have revealed and experimentally tested the effectiveness of the didactic conditions of the formation of information and communication competence of future economic professionals in the educational environment of the university: 1) creation of electronic educational resources for the formation of information and communication competence of future economic specialists; 2) introduction of the training studio «Digital technologies in the work of an economist» as a means of continuing education in the training of future specialists of economic profile; 3) complex pedagogical influence on the goal-setting, motivational, information-cognitive, activity sphere of the personality of future specialists of economic profile by means of coaching; 4) the orientation of the educational process on the application of resource-oriented learning technology; 5) involvement of students in the development and implementation of network projects.). The didactic model of formation of information and communication competence of future economists in the educational environment of the university is developed and scientifically substantiated, as incorporating the following structural blocks: motivational-target, information-content, operational-effective and diagnostic-effective. It is experimentally proven that the implementation of certain didactic conditions has positively affected the effectiveness of the formation of information and communication competence of future economic professionals in the educational environment of the university.