Information culture of a teacher as a factor of the development of the city human resources

Svetlana Sotnikova (Russia), Yuliya Semenova (Russia), Nadezhda Zabelina (Russia)

The prerequisite for the study has been the need to develop a model for the formation of information culture for bachelors as future foreign language teachers, taking into account the requirements of the contemporary labor market of pedagogical specialties in the framework of developing the urban human resources potential. The purpose of the research is to study the problem in the context of training qualified humanitarian personnel who can meet professional challenges and be competitive candidates in the educational market of a contemporary city. The article discusses the concept of information culture and describes its functions and structural components. The research methods used include a conversation with teachers and students, a survey of teachers and students on key issues, generalization of experience in organizing work with students in the framework of contact and independent work at school and university, as well as experimental training. The authors describe the model of information culture formation in bachelors specialized in the humanities, the means of information culture formation, and identify the levels of its formedness. The formedness level of a bachelor's information culture is proposed to be evaluated according to motivational, substantive, professional and technological, and evaluative-performative criteria. The authors cover in detail the content of the information culture forming process of future foreign language teachers. Research results and novelty are presented by the described model of information culture formation in bachelors as future teachers of a foreign language reflected in the special authorial course. The article offers sample topics and control tasks on a developed course. The article may be of interest to specialists in the field of teacher education, e-learning, and the design of information and educational environments in the humanitarian sector of a contemporary city. The proposed model can be used in the system of professional development of foreign language teachers.