Design And Implementation Of Customized Programs In Continuing Professional Education
The urgency of implementing a customized approach in continuing professional education as a strategy for its modernization to solve the problems of economic and social sustainable development of modern society has been explained. The method of comparative analysis has been used to study various approaches to understanding the term "customization". It is shown that concerning continuing professional education, customization means the compliance of goals, objectives, content and expected results to the current needs of a customer of a continuing professional program, the distinctive feature of which is using a “package” of programs with different “depths” of customization united in one topic. It has been proved that the customized approach fundamentally changes the nature of the interaction between the organization of continuing professional education and a customer of educational services. It has been stated that the use of customized approach in continuing professional education has practically not been studied. The author's algorithm for designing customized continuing professional programs, including four stages, is the following: collaborative customization through dialogical interaction with the customer; determination of the type and depth of customization; content filling, choice of methods and technologies, development of methodological support; approbation; students’ reflection and analysis of the training effectiveness.
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