Keywords: social media, media literacy, media platforms, education for peace, media conflicts.


The article reveals the importance of social media for the educational space and professional training of future teachers. Social media is considered as a group of Internet-based applications that build the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0 and allow you to create and share content between users. Content may include text, video, images, podcasts, and other multimedia communications. Analyzed how a different social media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, Instagram, Google services etc.) can use students, teachers and educators in their educational process and make it not only interesting but also useful. Social media allows students to: easily communicate with each other about their projects and tasks; work on group tasks from home; express their thoughts in a group, eliminate doubts. Social media also helps teachers stay in touch. In article describes the experience of using social media resources for teaching and communication in Hryhoriy Skovoroda Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi State Pedagogical University. The negative consequences of the social media influence have been identified and it has been determined that a clear and critical approach to any information that is best provided through media education and media literacy. It is noted that the media education of future teachers is aimed at forming a culture of human communication with the media, the formation of creative and communicative abilities and critical thinking. That is why media education of the educational community is extremely important. Training courses, platforms and projects created for the media literacy training in young people are considered.


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Hodlevska, K. (2020). FUTURE TEACHERS PROFESSIONAL TRAINING WITH THE USING OF SOCIAL MEDIA. UNESCO Chair Journal "Lifelong Professional Education in the XXI Century", (2), 36-41. https://doi.org/10.35387/ucj.2(2).2020.36-41