Ministry of Education and Science suggests equating online courses to full-time studies
True, how likely this development is unclear. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Education and Science is already preparing a regulatory framework that will equate the passage of online courses to full-time education, Izvestia writes . Students who have completed distance learning in this case will be able to present their results in a regular educational institution, and this institution will have to accept these results.
Now many world-class universities are already using online learning technologies, trying to integrate distance learning into the educational process. According to representatives of the Ministry of Education, this approach allows an educational institution, for example, a university, to be competitive.
Not so long ago, the “5-100” project was launched in the Russian Federation, according to which five Russian universities should immediately be on the list of the hundred best universities in the world by 2020. Some world-class universities are already accepting the results of online education of their students or applicants. In an effort to meet the global level, representatives of the Supervisory Board of the Internet Development Institute (IRI) developed a whole package of proposals for the development of the Network in Russia. In the accompanying documents it was noted that through time a significant part of the training will take place remotely. “It will require the development of legislation in the field of recognition of remote examination and qualification work, the change in educational programs at all levels,” the Iranian documents say.
“If a student successfully passes the exam as part of the development of the course, he will be provided with documentary evidence of the learning outcomes - a certificate. And now we are preparing the necessary regulatory framework that will allow any Russian university to take this certificate into account, counting it as an assessment of the development of the corresponding subject. We emphasize that online education is primarily intended to complement and expand the classical format of education, but not to replace it in its entirety, ”the Ministry of Education reports.
One of the stages in the development of the online education program in the Russian Federation was the opening of the National Open Education Platform in September as part of the EdCrunch international conference. Currently, 46 training courses from the National Research Technological University of MISiS, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Ural Federal University named after the First President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin and St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics. All online courses,