Distance learning in SUSU is now available from anywhere in the world

© Photo : Victoria Metacompilation training in SUSU is now available from anywhere in the worldDistance learning in SUSU is now available from anywhere in the world© Photo : Victoria Matveychuk

That remote training will receive the status of high quality, recently were convinced only a few. However, the digital economy brings about changes and today hardly a surprise that online training is a convenient and quality tool for professional education or training.

South Ural state University has been successfully applying modern educational technologies, among which e-learning (electronic learning) is a learning system with the help of latest information and Internet technologies and multimedia.

Institute of open and distance education (IODO) SUSU allows anyone to obtain both basic and advanced education in its core activities. Done with the use of digital technologies in the University in 2017, get education 9.5 thousand people. Almost half of them — those who want to remotely receive the second higher education, to finish my PhD and go through a refresher course. A third of distance learners a thing of the past, the students receiving the first higher education.

«Higher education is available for 6 directions of a bachelor degree — Economics, management, construction, law, public administration and teacher education. You can also continue training in a magistracy on the most popular University in the areas of: economy, law, state and municipal management. The annual cost of the course will be pleasantly surprised compared to the prices of traditional full-time or part-time — from 700 dollars (40 000 rubles at the CBR exchange rate on the date of placement of this advertising material) per year. For the convenience of teaching we implement all curricula of University educational portal «E-SUSU». This will help the student at any time to return to the classroom instruction and to communicate with the teacher. If the student is not aware in the audience, he always has a chance to figure it out yourself using other resources,» — says the Director of the Institute of open and distance education SUSU Alexander Demin.

To be successful, the portal has virtually all the necessary theoretical material, algorithms for solving problems, tips that you can use if you have trouble, practice tests and reference materials. The student has the opportunity to «attend» online lectures of the teacher, from home, or watch the lecture later in the record.

Another educational innovation of the South Ural state University are the massive open (free) online courses (mooc) that allow to show the advantages of national education to an unlimited number of listeners from different countries with different interests and levels of training forming the brands of certain universities. Today, the portal of distance education of South Ural state University hosts more than 2 thousand different courses for pupils, students, teachers and civil servants.

For example, such courses as «Management of state and municipal procurements», «Foreign language», «Psychology», etc. Simple portal interface allows users to navigate and find material.

Alexey Vasilyev, the expert in marketing: «Working for a large company Chelyabinsk, like many today, faced with a system of tendering and procurement. To understand this question, I chose the course «Management of state and municipal purchases» on the portal of distance education of South Ural state University. In a short time received all the necessary knowledge. Of course, a huge plus is that the training took place, as distance learning is a great opportunity to combine work and study. And I can choose the time and place of lessons.»

Every year a significant increase in the number of people wishing to learn and teach remotely. Today 2900 students from around the world get a higher education remotely in SUSU: the Yamalo-Nenets and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous districts, Amur region, Ekaterinburg, Republic of Bashkortostan, Moscow and Moscow region, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Turkey, Qatar, USA, Cyprus etc. the Scheme of submission of documents is extremely simple, so the Institute of open and distance education SUSU can learn from students from anywhere in the world.

To request training in any convenient way: online, by email or surface mail, personally by coming to the University or to any of its offices. The website contains detailed instructions for each method.

«The introduction of new technologies of teaching whether from the perspective of both students and teachers. We are currently working on creating online courses for large number of users. And our main goal is customization of the training courses, you have the opportunity to choose a personal path of learning. This course adapts to the person, given his individual characteristics, his employment, knowledge of the Russian language, etc.,» explains Alexander Demin, Director of the IODO SUSU.

The development of distance education in South Ural state University aimed at transforming the system of training specialists that will be in demand in the digital economy. A personal trajectory in education can meet the changing needs of the market and make the learning process more effective and interesting.

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