The problem and the aim of the study. New challenges and requirements of society and the state to the e-education system necessitate the formation of students’ skills for active information interaction and cognitive activity in the digital space. The authors propose to use cloud services for organizing the educational process, e-learning participants integration and communication, expanding didactic tools and improving the quality of graduate training in the electronic educational environment.
Research methods. The main methods are theoretical and methodological analysis and generalization of fundamental scientific works on the research problem, processing of the results of control events and the content of the Google Classroom cloud service (assigned tasks, announcements, instructions, links to additional resources). The pedagogical experiment involved 52 students (35% of girls and 65% of boys) from the Law Institute of Vyatka State University. The G sign criterion is used as a statistical processing method.
Results. The features of the organization of e-learning in a digital school have been formulated to enhance information interaction based on the use of cloud technologies through the Google Classroom service: the integration of students and teachers into a single information and educational space, expanding the possibilities of learning and communication; «synchronization» of educational and cognitive activities in different digital resources; the orientation of the service content to the peculiarities of the modern student’s perception, the ability to work in the format of mobile applications activates cognitive interest, research activities and communication practice are supported. The empirical value Gemp=3<Gcr=10 (for p=0.01) obtained during the experiment confirms that the shift towards improving the quality of educational results after using the Google Classroom cloud service is not accidental.
Conclusion. The use of cloud services in organizing information interaction in the e-learning system will improve the quality of educational results while providing a set of conditions: enhancing cognition, connecting students to information interaction in new ways, expanding the boundaries of the educational environment, modifying the roles of participants in the didactic process, and using mobile applications.
Keywords: educational environment, digital technologies, information resources, communication, motivation, cognitive activity, Google Classroom
For Reference: Masharova, T. V., Krukovskiy, V. Y., Mikhlyakova, E. A., & Guiyun, Yang. (2020). The use of cloud services to enhance information interaction in e-learning to improve the quality of educational results. Perspektivy nauki i obrazovania – Perspectives of Science and Education, 47 (5), 384-397. doi: 10.32744/pse.2020.5.27
Information about the authors:
Tatyana V. Masharova (Russia, Moscow) - Professor, Doctor of Education, Professor, Department of Pedagogy, Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Education. Moscow City Pedagogical University. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5974-7748 Elena A. Mikhlyakova (Russia, Kirov) - Deputy Academic Director, Computer science teacher, Municipal treasury educational institution secondary school with in-depth study of individual subjects of Stulovo village, Slobodskoy district. E-mail: email@example.com. ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4659-7255 Vladimir Y. Krukovskiy (Russia, Kirov) - Associate professor, PhD in Legal Sciences, Head of the Department, Criminal Procedure Law and National Security Department. Vyatka State University. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2410-8601 Guiyun Yang (Russia, Kirov) - Postgraduate student. Vyatka State University. E-mail: email@example.com. ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5503-1769