Smolinska Olesya Yevhenivna

Doctor of Education, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Philosophy and Pedagogy.

Researcher ID: I-3223-2017

ORCID: 0000-0003-1612-2830

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Olesya Smolinska was born on September 18, 1971 in Lviv. She completed Lviv Secondary School № 70. In 1986-1990 she has been studying at Lviv Teacher’s College № 1, from which she graduated with honors. During 1990-1993 she has been obtaining higher education at pedagogic faculty of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University having taken a shortened program. In 1993 she was awarded the diploma with honors upon completion of full course of education. She commenced her pedagogic career as a supervising teacher of Lviv Secondary School № 70, and in 1997 she was transferred to the position of professional disciplines instructor of Teacher’s College of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. In 1999 she defended her Ph.D. of Education thesis at the National Pedagogical M.P. Dragomanov University in the speciality 13.00.02 „Theory and methods of the Ukrainian Language Teaching” (Scientific Supervisor: Muravytska M.P., Professor). From 1999 she has been working at the department of Ukrainian studies and at the office of the head of studies at Danylo Halytskyy State Medical University of Lviv, and from 2002 she has been working as a Head of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines at Lviv Branch of the European University.

Since 2004 she has been working as an Associate Professor of the Department of Ukrainian and Foreign Languages named after Yakym Yarema Lviv National S.Z. Gzhytsky University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology.

Educational and methodological work consists of one individual monograph (22 printed pages) and a chapter in the collective monograph "Psychological culture: types, invariants, development", three teaching aids with a stamp of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (one of them in co-authorship), and 17 methodological developments. Teaching aids "Ukrainian language for professional purposes", "Psychology of activity and teaching management", "Communication processes in teaching" are the components of the respective educational complexes, the majority of methodological developments have the same functionality, but part of them is organizational-methodical. She is the author of more than 100 scientific articles (h-index = 4), the subjects of which reflect the urgent problems of teaching methods in higher education, in particular teaching methods of the Ukrainian language, including Ukrainian as foreign language, pedagogy, psychology, university pedagogical education. Her monograph "Theoretical and Methodological Fundamentals of Organization of the Cultural and Educational Spaces of Ukrainian Pedagogical Universities" is devoted to the actual problems of the development of Ukrainian pedagogical education at present stage. In this paper new methodological approaches to pedagogical researches are grounded, principles of organizing the cultural and educational space of pedagogical university are formulated, and their efficiency is proved, its functional content organization as a series of subsystems is defined. The development of the British, French and German models of the University and Ukrainian University at different historical stages is also explored.

In 2010, she won the third place in the all-Ukrainian stage of "The best teacher of the Ukrainian language in higher educational institutions of Ukraine" competition.

List of scientific and methodological works

  • Смолінська О.Є. Теоретико-методологічні основи організації культурно-освітнього простору педагогічних університетів України: монографія /О.Є.Смолінська; [за наук. ред. проф. Г.П.Васяновича]. - Суми: Університетська книга, 2014. - 362 с.
  • Смолінська О.Є. Психологічна культура педагога і культурно-освітній простір університету: психодинамічний підхід у дослідженні /Олеся Євгенівна Смолінська // Психологічна культура: види, інваріанти, розвиток: монографія. - Суми: ВВП „Мрія”, 2014. - С.256-270.
  • Смолінська О.Є. Українська мова за професійним спрямуванням: навч. посібник / О.Є.Смолінська, С.І.Ваврін. - Львів: Сполом, 2010, - 236 с.
  • Смолінська О.Є. Психологія діяльності на навчальний менеджмент: навч. посібник / [авт.-уклад. Смолінська О.Є.] - Львів: Сполом, 2012. - 205 с.
  • Смолінська О.Є. Комунікативні процеси у навчанні: навч. посібник / [авт.-уклад. Смолінська О.Є.] - Львів: Сполом, 2014.-248 с.
  • Смолинская О.Е. Поиски новой методологии педагогических исследований в вузах Украины / Олеся Евгеньевна Смолинская // Педагогика. - 2014. - № 4. - С. 108-114.
  • Смолинская О.Е. Принципы организации культурно-образовательного пространства педагогических университетов Украины / Олеся Евгеньевна Смолинская // Вестник Московского университета. Серия 20. Педагогическое образование. - 2014. — № 1.-С. 106-118.
  • Smolinska О.Ye. Cultural and educational space of Pedagogical University as a project of occurrence added educational value in the work of its graduates in mountainous and remote schools / Olesia Yevhenivna Smolinska // Science and Education a New Dimension. Pedagogy and Psychology. - 2014. - II (13), Is. 26.-P. 17-19.
  • Смолінська О.Є. Становлення концепції українського університету / Олеся Євгенівна Смолінська // Вища школа. - 2014. - № 9. - С. 22-31.