2022. № 1 (37). DOI: 10.15393/

Issue 1 (37)

Innovative approaches to lifelong learning



PhD in Philology, Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
(Irkutsk, Russian Federation)
communicative competence
innovative educational environment
active learning.
Abstract: : today, great demands are made upon graduates of technical universities in the field of foreign language training. At the same time, the effectiveness of traditional foreign language teaching system is questioned. The lack of substantiated quality criteria of educational environment, as well as new linguistic approaches to language and communication cause us to reconsider the key components of communicative competence and conditions of its development. The purpose of the study is to analyze the results of an experiment on the implementation of an innovative educational project and to determine the components of competence-based environment model canvas for teach-ing a foreign language as an interactive activity. The article reviews the works of Russian and for-eign researchers on the issues of pedagogical innovation in teaching foreign languages, analyzes the concept «innovative educational environment». In the process of project implementation we identi-fied the key components of the innovative competence-based educational environment. They in-clude didactic material on business and engineering topics; peer tutoring, role playing, case study; blended, mobile assisted language learning by interacting with SPOC and open data resources; ex-tracurricular involvement in a discussion club, scientific conferences, foreign internships; feedback from students; a system of measures for educational process monitoring and control; cooperation with organizations contributing to language learning. The results of the project are applied in uni-versity educational policy aimed at introducing environmental solutions. The data obtained may be of interest to the researchers, educators and developers of innovative educational environment.
Paper submitted on: 01/20/2022; Accepted on: 03/14/2022; Published online on: 03/30/2023.

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