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E-learning in the Time of COVID-19
Scientific Editor Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska
“E-learning”, 13, Katowice–Cieszyn 2021, pp. 249–265


Nataliia Morze 1 & Oksana Buinytska 2
Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1, ORCID 0000-0003-3477-9254
2, ORCID 0000-0002-3611-2114

Abstract: The rapid process of digital transformation and the COVID-19 pandemic required in a relatively short time to adapt to new social conditions, master new types of communication and at the same time provide an atmosphere of comfort in the new digital environment. The task of creating psychologically comfortable interpersonal relations in a digital society, creating conditions for the self-development of the in- dividual, productive interaction with other people relies on social educators. This is what distinguishes the role of a social educator from the role of a teacher. In difficult conditions today, social educators must have not only professional competences, but also have a high level of the digital competence to solve the tasks assigned to him. Therefore, the purpose of the research is to develop a portrait of a social educator as a bearer of information-digital competences in the contemporary modern society. The study provides a comparative analysis of the functionality of the teacher and social educator in the context of digital transformation; determining the conformity of competences formed during training; development of a model of the information- digital competence of a social educator and determination of ways of its formation.

Keywords: information-digital competence; descriptors of information-digital com- petence; social educator, digital portrait of social educator.


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