ISSN 2409-7616

Kodrle S.V., Savchenko A.A.



UDC 378:811.1:004

Kodrle S.V.1 (Krasnodar, Russian Federation) – E-mail:, Savchenko A.A.1 (Krasnodar, Russian Federation) – E-mail:

1Kuban State University

Abstract. Digitalization is the general trend in the development of higher education in the world, which requires researching into the international and Russian experience of incorporating digital media in the educational processes to provide their digital transformation. The conducted research presents an attempt to integrate British and Russian scientific pedagogical thought, aimed at studying digital educational media technologies based on the systematization and analysis of their functional effectiveness in the educational process. The research aims to define the didactic possibilities of digital educational media technologies in foreign language teaching at university. The methodology of the paper is based on the analytical classification of educational media proposed by the British scientist Pr. Diana Laurillard. The methods of research exploited by the authors include theoretical analysis and generalization of scientific literature, method of pedagogisation, structural and functional analysis of results, method of classification (typology). The main empirical method was the method of qualitative and structural content analysis, which was used to analyze the educational documentation of the department “The English Language in Professional Field” at Kuban State University. The study undertaken made it possible to specify the meaning of the umbrella term “digital educational media technologies”. The findings allowed the authors to structure and systematise digital educational media technologies exploited in teaching foreign languages, identify their specific features and function in terms of the learning activities they support and the components of foreign language communicative competence they develop. As a result of the study, a typology was developed based on the analysis of the didactic function of digital educational media technologies in teaching a foreign language. The conducted analysis of the didactic possibilities of digital educational media technologies in teaching a foreign language at university settings has demonstrated their high pedagogical potential, which is fulfilled through performing narrative, interactive, adaptive, communicative and productive functions.

Keywords: digital media technologies, media technologies, classification of educational media technologies, digitalization of education, digital media, digital educational media technologies, foreign language teaching.


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Kodrle S.V., Savchenko A.A. Classification analysis of digital educational media in teaching foreign language at university settings. CITISE, 2022, no. 1, pp.467-482. DOI: