The Role of MOOC Courses in the Development of Polytechnic Education
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The research objective is to analyze the contemporary Russian platforms for massive online education, which provide the opportunity to master skills and obtain knowledge in compliance with the conception of polytechnic education: Open Education, Universarium, Lektorium, and Intuit. The research method is comparative analysis by criteria – number of visitors, area of training, target group, content specificity, including interaction means, systems of certification of the acquired knowledge. The authors come to the conclusion that most of the courses offered by the Universarium platform are aimed at schoolchildren, university entrants, and teachers. Open Education specializes in elaborating courses in compliance with federal state educational standards. Intuit specializes in IT sphere and provides additional education issuing documents of established form. Lektorium has significantly increased traffic since 2017, offering high quality content from the leading educational, commercial, and public organizations. An important characteristic common for all the studied platforms is a large variety of courses and educational programs, including those aimed at developing supra-disciplinary universal soft skills, and elaboration and publication of MOOCs for various target groups.
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TY - CONF AU - N M Galimullina AU - O N Korshunova AU - I R Feoktistova PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/17 TI - The Role of MOOC Courses in the Development of Polytechnic Education BT - Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference "Far East Con" (ISCFEC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1731 EP - 1740 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.200312.240 DO - 10.2991/aebmr.k.200312.240 ID - Galimullina2020 ER -