Students' Project Competency within the Framework of STEM Education
Elena Levanova, Moscow Pedagogical State University ; Olga Galustyan, Southern Federal University ; Svetlana Seryakova, Tatyana Pushkareva, Moscow Pedagogical State University ; Anna Serykh, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University ; Alexey Yezhov, Southern Federal University
iJET Volume 15, Number 21, ISSN 1863-0383 Publisher: International Journal of Emerging Technology in Learning, Kassel, Germany
The article is devoted to formation of students' project competence within the framework of STEM education. Project competence is an important component of professional competence of a future specialist and is applicable to designate professionalism. The article identifies the main characteristics of STEM education as means of formation of project competence of students. Project competence is characterized by possession of special knowledge, skills and abilities (to solve problems on the basis of putting forward and substantiating hypotheses, to set an activity goal, to plan activities, to collect and to analyze necessary information, to carry out an experiment, to present research results). Structure of project competence is presented by information, research, and analytical components. The authors conclude that STEM education provides formation of students' project competence.
Levanova, E., Galustyan, O., Seryakova, S., Pushkareva, T., Serykh, A. & Yezhov, A. (2020). Students' Project Competency within the Framework of STEM Education. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 15(21), 268-276. Kassel, Germany: International Journal of Emerging Technology in Learning.