Mutual influence of digital, linguistic and valeological competencies in health-saving environment of higher education


health-saving higher education
valeological competence
digital competence
linguistic competence
university students
distance learning
synergy in joint competences formation


Introduction. In the context of distance learning in the sphere of valeology, the significance of university students’ gaining computer literacy and English skills can hardly be overestimated. Therefore, it is relevant to organize an integrative learning format within valeological education based on parallel forming both digital and linguistic competencies of students in order to increase the efficiency of training.

Purpose of the study is to analyze the mutual influence of digital, linguistic and valeological competences in the health-saving environment of higher education of Ukraine.

Methods. The system analysis and bibliosemantic methods underlie the research.

Results. Inconsistencies in understanding the content of the studied competencies, which affect the methods of their forming and the evaluation of the learning outcomes, have been identified. Values and levels of formation of digital and linguistic competences in the European Union have been determined. The essence of valeological competence and proposals on the assessment of the levels of this competence formation has been disclosed by the group of Kharkiv researchers. The common characteristics of the assessment of the levels of forming the competences under study have been detected.

Conclusions. It has been ascertained that digital and linguistic competences are necessary for forming university students’ valeological competence. The research has proved that gaining utmost effectiveness to that end is enabled through the realization of synergetic principles.

 Keywords: health-saving higher education, valeological competence, digital competence, linguistic competence, university students, distance learning, synergy in joint competences formation.


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