Education of humanitarian specialists during COVID-19 pandemic


  • Nadiia Marynets Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education, Beregszász, Ukraine
  • Hanna Marynchenko V.?. Sukhomlynskyi National University of Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv, Ukraine
  • Renata Vynnychuk Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, Poltava, Ukraine
  • Halyna Voloshchuk Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Kherson, Ukraine
  • Tatiana Voropayeva Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine


COVID-19, health preservation, mental health, pandemic, special education, video conferencing, virtual learning


The study aims to consider the components of the mixed type of education organization within the humanitarian fields of study; to establish the students' assessment of the mixed type of education. The research methodology is based on a comprehensive approach, the method of pedagogical experiment, statistical methods are taken to work, descriptive method. The research hypothesis lies in the fact that adaptation to a blended education includes the use of software, social networking platform, tools of informal humanitarian education with open access in combination with face-to-face education, and the acquisition of practical experience, which is difficult to obtain virtually. The research result involves establishing the effectiveness of mixed forms of education using digital technology capabilities as a comprehensive humanitarian specialist. In the future, there should be continued the following steps: to conduct several experiments to solve the problem of training humanitarian specialists during the pandemic era, the study of the right balance between learning at home and at university, where the main thing is to maintain readiness to professional activities, reducing increased anxiety and avoiding professional burnout, which has become a big educational problem during the quarantine times.


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How to Cite

Marynets, N., Marynchenko, H., Vynnychuk, R., Voloshchuk, H., & Voropayeva, T. (2022). Education of humanitarian specialists during COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 244–254.



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