Higher professional psychological education on the basis of distance learning technologies: experience, problems, perspectives



This article analyzes an experience of development and application of distance learning technologies in the field of higher professional education. A special atten¬tion is paid to the development of academic, tutorial and methodological materials for e-learning: academic and methodological electronic complexes, video-taped lectures, tests for on-and offline exams, etc. The article describes specific features of the given materials, analyzes their structure and shares some of the experience, concerning their development. The quality of distance learning is treated as de¬pending on a variety of factors, including specially arranged interactions between a dean and students, between staff members of the dean’s office and students, among students and their classmates. These interactions are practiced in the form of Internet-conferences, webinars, and other forms of interaction between the subjects of a learning process. In addition, the article considers the matter of influence of distance learning on the development of students’ personality, namely such features as self-dependence and activity.

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Keywords: distance learning , distant educational technologies , distant training, electronic textbook, information and communication technologies, Internet-conferences , self-independence activity

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Aismontas B.B. Higher professional psychological education on the basis of distance learning technologies: experience, problems, perspectives [Elektronnyi resurs]. Tätigkeitstheorie: E-Journal for Activity Theoretical Research in Germany, 2014. Vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 25–42. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Bronus B. Aismontas, PhD in Education, Professor, Head of Department of Psychology and Pedagogy, Faculty of e-learning and Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Member of the Interuniversity Expert Group of the Russian Union of Rectors (RUR) on inclusive higher education; member of the Interdepartmental Working Group on the Development of Electronic Education in Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3918-2975, e-mail: abronius@yandex.ru



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