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Table 1.

The use of active teaching methods in the formation of professional competencies of students of the specialty “Physical Education” at Polotsk State University.

Active teaching methods Field of study (discipline) Purpose Result(The formation of competencies)
“Interactive acquaintance” All disciplines Introduction of students and the teacher, getting to knoweach other The ability to reveal the personal‐ individualabilities,communication skills.
“Buzz‐ groups’ “Olympic movement and professional sport,“Sociology” Developmentof communication skills Ability to overcome uncertainty, fear of speaking in front of anaudience
“Info Fair” “Pedagogy”, “Psychology of sport” Findingsolutionsto problems in groups Ability to work in a team to find joint solutions to problems/tasks;skills of unconventional thinking
“Passthe problem” All disciplines Discussion and revision ofthe material or solution of the problem in groups Ability to solve problems/taskscreatively and understand the value of different points of view
“Upside down” “Businessand entrepreneurship”, “Sport marketing and management” Finding a solution to the main problem by generating ideas for solving a problem that is directly opposite to theoriginal one Soft skills and critical thinking
Mind maps; logical chains “Psychology of sport”, “Pedagogy”, “Sociology”,“Theories and methods of physical education”,«Physicaleducation for special medicalgroups»,“Business and entrepreneurship”, Interpretation of the studied information in a graphic form that reflects the semantic, associative, cause‐and‐effect relationshipsbetween concepts and parts of the subject area Soft skills when working in groups; fulfilment of individuality and creativity, initiative.
“Six thinking hats” «Theory of sport»,«Marketing of sport and tourism» Analysis of the problem from different points of view, reasoned presentation of different positions and search for the optimal solution The ability to conduct communication taking into account the position of the interlocutor and organize cooperation; the ability to manage attention; the development oforganizational skills, logical thinking.
Flipped classroom All disciplines Solving specific problems, organizingcooperation, applying knowledge and skills in a new situation,creating a new educational product by students Soft skills of independent and research work
Jigsaw All disciplines Study and systematization of a large amount of material Softskillsthroughactive interaction in the course of work;the ability to clearly formulate thoughts.

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