Distance Learning: Russian Experience

Distance Learning: Russian Experience

Bogdan Anatolievich Ershov, Tatyana Gennadievna Chekmenyova
Copyright: © 2025 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-7366-5.ch029
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The article discusses innovative approaches to education on the example of the introduction of distance learning in Russia, the main forms of its organization, the necessary means, areas of application, advantages, and disadvantages. The authors note that distance learning is becoming more in demand, has many advantages, and therefore, will develop. For its development, the modern education system in Russia has all the possibilities, both technically and intellectually. But we must not forget about the shortcomings of distance learning, which must be eliminated in the process of its development and improvement. Particular attention is paid to the legal regulation of distance education.
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So, distance learning should be considered as a special type of learning, which is characterized by certain goals, functions, principles, ways of interaction of subjects of the educational process.

The difference between distance learning and distance learning is that distance learning is designed to ensure maximum interactivity of the educational process, which involves interactivity between the student and the teacher, as well as feedback between the student and the teaching material, as well as the possibility of group learning. The presence of feedback allows the student to receive information about the correctness of his progress in the process of acquiring knowledge, as well as to exercise self-control, self-assessment in this process.

The main goals of distance learning today are:

  • 1.

    professional training and retraining of personnel;

  • 2.

    professional development of personnel in various specialties;

  • 3.

    preparation of students in individual academic subjects for external exams;

  • 4.

    preparing students for admission to educational institutions of a certain profile;

  • 5.

    in-depth study of topics, sections from the studied disciplines;

  • 6.

    elimination of gaps in knowledge, skills, and skills of students in certain disciplines;

  • 7.

    the basic course of the curriculum for students who are unable to attend full-time classes for various reasons;

  • 8.

    additional education based on interests.

The most important directions for the formation of a promising education system, formulated at the UNESCO Institute for Informatization, include:

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