Author(s): Vodopyanova Elena Viktorovna

Rubric: Educational environment

DOI: 10.21777/2500-2112-2020-1-13-16

Release: 2020-1 (30)

Pages: 13-16

Keywords: Russia, universities, traditions and innovations, information age, online learning, Millennials

Annotation: The article is devoted the prospects of dominance of online education in relation to the traditional system of teaching in Russian universities. The preconditions of such changes are revealed, rooted, firstly, in the formation of the global information society, and secondly, in the needs dictated by the latter in a new type of employee with a fundamentally different from the established classical educational profile. The article is divided into two interrelated blocks: the first one analyzes the vector of movement of domestic universities to the dominant of online education. It analyses both the positive and possible negative aspects of this process, but emphasizes the steady increase in the scale of the changes taking place. The second section is devoted to the analysis of the phenomenon of Millennials as the main subjects and consumers of modern online education. In the final part, socio-cultural and technological recommendations are given, which, according to the author of the article, should mitigate the consequences of the transition to modern forms of University education for both the faculty and Russian students.

Bibliography: Vodopyanova EL.VI. THE CONTOURS OF TRADITIONAL RUSSIAN UNIVERSITY IN THE INFORMATION AGE // Education Resources and Technologies. – 2020. – № 1 (30). – С. 13-16. doi: 10.21777/2500-2112-2020-1-13-16

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