THE FEATURES OF DISTANCE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM
Keywords:distance learning, education internationalisation, higher education, educational process, informatisation
The article deals the main trends in distance learning in the higher education system. The main innovations in teaching students today are largely associated with the use of interactive methods. The advantages and disadvantages of online learning are outlined. The basic methodological techniques, as well as methods that can be applied by teachers are analysed. The principles of e-learning are presented. The didactic means of distance learning, in which the pedagogically processed content of education is concentrated, are classified. Theoretical comprehension of the basics of distance learning shows that it is inherent for the traditional educational process, and has own didactic teaching methods. The general direction of the innovations has caused the individualisation of the education. The environment of educational communication is characterised by openness, interaction of participants, equality of their arguments, and accumulation of knowledge. The main aim of the research is to reveal the main features of distance learning in higher education system. The internationalisation of society causes its informatisation. The main task of the modern education is the development of students' skills of self-learning. This trend has completely changed the educational methods. Distance education is characterized by a high degree of variation. The main features of e-learning are flexibility, modularity, concurrency, coverage. The main hypothesis of the research is the provision of the internationalisation of the education system in modern society. The role of the distance learning in the educational process is defined.
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