Transformation of Professional Education Based on the Principles of Digital Didactics



The article deals with the issue of changing the paradigm of education due to digital transformation, the emergence of digital didactics. Digital didactics is based on the basic principles and concepts of traditional didactics, which studies the processes of learning, assimilation of knowledge and development of skills and abilities. However, in the context of digital transformation of education, digital didactics adapts these principles and concepts to the use of modern digital technologies and tools in the educational process. The subject, object and tasks of digital didactics are considered in comparison with the basics of traditional didactics. The main means of digital didactics and the essence of the main categories of vocational education are described. The types of interaction of participants in the educational process (a teacher and a student) in the digital educational environment of the university are considered. The author suggests the principles of digital didactics: digital balance, flexibility, communication and cooperation, interdisciplinarity, lifelong learning, interactive assessment, upbringing and personal development. The list of principles of digital professional education, which was presented in the paper, is open and needs further research and changes in accordance with the development of the theory and practice of digital education and the constant emergence of new digital educational technologies.

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Keywords: digital didactics, digital transformation of education, principles of digital didactics, means of digital didactics, professional education

Publication rubric: Psychological and Pedagogical Aspects of Teaching in a Digital Educational Environment and Issues of Digital Didactics

Article type: theses

For citation: Shirokolobova A.G. Transformation of Professional Education Based on the Principles of Digital Didactics. Digital Humanities and Technology in Education (DHTE 2023),, pp. 822–832.

Information About the Authors

Anastasia G. Shirokolobova, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages, T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University, Kemerovo, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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