Electronic Learning in Educational Process: Problems and Perspectives

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Abstract

The paper describes the preconditions and specifics of electronic learning resources in Russian universities and focuses on the priorities in the development of electronic education. As it is revealed, there are certain problems with employing electronic resources in mixed forms of learning, i.e. when such resources are only a part of the educational process, not a complete substitute. The paper explores the advantages and shortcomings of electronic learning in full-time instruction basing on the outcomes of a survey for students and teachers carried out in one the Russian universities. These outcomes help to assess the effectiveness of electronic learning and further perspectives of mixed forms of instruction. The paper finally provides some recommendations on how to increase the effectiveness of electronic learning by means of its integration with traditional technologies in education.

General Information

Keywords: smart education, electronic learning, mixed learning, electronic course, online learning, educational process

Journal rubric: Pedagogical Education

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/pse.2016210209

For citation: Dvoryanchikov N.V., Kalashnikova T.V., Pechnikova L.S., Frolova N.V. Electronic Learning in Educational Process: Problems and Perspectives. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2016. Vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 76–83. DOI: 10.17759/pse.2016210209. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Nikolay V. Dvoryanchikov, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Dean, Faculty of Legal and Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1462-5469, e-mail: dvorian@gmail.com

Tat’yana V. Kalashnikova, PhD in Engineering, associate professor, Chair of Engineering Business, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia, e-mail: tvkalash@tpu.ru

Leonora S. Pechnikova, PhD in Psychology, associate professor, Chair of Neuro- and Pathopsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: pech56@mail.ru

Natal’ya V. Frolova, Doctor of Law, head of the Chair of Civil Law and Process, Nizhnevartovsk Institute of Economics and Law, Tyumen State University branch, Nizhnevartovsk, Russia, e-mail: nat68366847@yandex.ru

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