INTERNET RESOURCES FOR THE COURSE OF LATIN IN MEDICAL UNIVERSITIES

Keywords: Internet, Internet resources, information technologies, the Latin language, medical terminology

Abstract

The features of using the Internet as a learning resource are described in the research. The necessity of using new educational technologies in the educational process because of the development of information and communication technologies is substantiated. The expediency of using the Internet resources of different purpose and complexity for learning Latin language as well as the list of web-sites is presented. The Internet Information Network offers a huge number of learning and informative materials different in form and content that greatly enhances students’ interest in learning Latin and medical terminology as well as their opportunities to find, study and master the material. Much attention is paid to the use of the Internet by the rising experts in medicine during their independent study of the Latin language. The web resources of the Internet provide access to a wide range of achievements of world science and technology. This is evidenced by a large number of electronic resources of learning, reference, illustrative, game-like and literature content that can affect personal development, education and competence of the students. The access to new information materials is a powerful source of complementation of the theoretical and intellectual component of Latin learning. Using Internet information resources, wisely integrating them into the learning process, makes it possible to cope with a range of both didactic and social as well as cultural tasks more effectively: development of reading skills by using the materials of the network of different degrees of complexity; improvement of writing skills; increase of vocabulary with professional Latin terms; studying history of medical terms, their etymology. As a result of the study the conclusion has been drawn that the Internet with a variety of information and resources has a positive effect on the effectiveness of teaching the Latin language along with the development of motivation and interest of the students. The purposeful and competent use of the Internet resources in teaching Latin significantly improves the efficiency of the learning process and facilitates the study of vocabulary and grammar.

Author Biography

Ivanna I. Vorona, Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages

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Published
2019-12-30
Section
ICT and learning tools in the higher education establishments