PREPARING THE FUTURE EDUCATOR TO THE CREATION OF AUGMENTED REALITY EXCURSIONS IN LOCAL EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
The article highlights the peculiarities of future teachers' preparation for the organization of augmented reality virtual excursions in educational institutions. The pedagogical conditions fordevelopment and conductingsuch excursions of augmented reality in local educational environments are found out on the basis of BYOD concept. The differences, advantages and disadvantages of virtual, augmented and mixed reality excursions in the educational process of pedagogical institutions are also analysed. The ways of realization of the offered approach are presented, in particular creation of the routes of excursions in education by means of QR codes, which extends the boundaries of conducting excursions in space and in time, makes this form of training more flexible and systematic. The stages and peculiarities of creation the excursion routes in local environments of educational institutions were grounded, the method of diagnostics of certain aspects of students' knowledge about the conditions of the creation of virtual excursions in local educational environments is presented. Attention is paid to the importance of future teachers' media education as theywill design the educational environmentsincluding modern informative and pedagogical innovations, and the logic of the evolutionary change of computerized textbooks and online educational resources for mobile learning is proved.