MOOCs


MOOCs are offered on open access on online platforms in various directions: art, humanities, business and management, computer technologies, biological sciences, psychology, physics, mathematics and logic, engineering, and sociology. So everyone from around the world can gain knowledge in the courses developed by the leading university professors, school teachers, additional education teachers, the best practitioners and business coaches from the professional community.

MOOC features

Free and affordable education for everyone who has Internet access
Video lectures 4–12 minutes long
Various check forms of work: short free answers, tasks with formula derivation and programming, midterm and final tests with deadlines
Peer review assignments in which learners review and grade each other’s work (essays, art, design projects, etc.)
Free communication between the instructor and learners
Earning a Course Certificate after passing all required assignments in the course

Partners

coursera

Coursera is the leading world platform of online education whose audience includes over 13 million people. Coursera provides open access to the educational courses developed by the best universities and the organizations of the world. The platform offers about 1,300 courses and collaborates with more than 125 partners.

The platform is used for publishing online courses created by the members of the National Open Education Platform Association and the partners, facilitates the adoption of international standards, formulates its own requirements to the quality of online courses and collaborates with providers of higher educational programmes, which are implemented using online courses hosted on the platform. Upon successful completion of the course, learners get a course certificate, and credits for the course can be counted towards the students’ curriculum at any university in Russia.

Лекториум

Лекториум (Lektorium) is an academic educational project developing two areas:

  1. Archive of video lectures of the best Russian lecturers (published only in coordination with the lecturers and educational institutions). Access to the library is free.
  2. MOOC (Massive Online Open Course).
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Stepik is an educational engine and platform, focused on STEM open lessons. Stepic allows for easy creation of interactive lessons with a variety of automated grading assignments.

Stepik vision is to build a library of open education content to be created and developed collaboratively by the community.

Iversity

iversity.org is Europe's digital learning platform for higher education and professional development. The platform enables universities, nonprofits and knowledge-based companies to share courses awarding recognized credentials with participants from around the globe.


PushkinOnline combines an online course of Russian as a foreign language, an online school for teachers of Russian as a foreign language, open online courses for those studying Russian as a foreign language and an integrated social network to enable communication between interested parties.

TSU MOOCs: Facts and Figures

48 moocs 60 authors 200 Weeks of MOOCs one mooc prodection 25 places
38% foreigners 3-21% complete 99% positive feedback
178 countries
100 000 5 schools 500 learners
100 000 5 schools

Integrating MOOCs into formal education

Tomsk State University policy concerning MOOC recognition is presented in the local regulatory document - Regulations on open online courses credit transfer at TSU. It covers the procedure and the conditions of that credit transfer, requirements that e-learninng results should meet to be transfered, rules on defining teh academic workload in credits, credit units or academic hours.

TSU MOOC Team

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VICTOR DYOMIN
Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs

Strategic initiative management in the framework of Tomsk State University Competitiveness Enhancement Program

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OLESYA BABANSKAYA
Head of Science and Methodology Department of the Institute of Distance Education

Project management

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ANDREY PARKHOMENKO
Cameraman of the Institute of Distance Education

Camera direction

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ANNA KONOVALOVA
PR manager of the Institute of Distance Education of Tomsk State University

Project promotion

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GALINA MOZHAEVA
Director of the Institute of Distance Education

Project leadership

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ULYANA ZAKHAROVA
Science and Methodology Specialist in the Institute of Distance Education

Research and analytics, methodology support of MOOC production. Support of the МООСs on the platform Coursera

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OLGA DVORYANKINA
Cutter of the Institute of Distance Education

Cutting work, design

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MARIYA KURANOVA
Education and Methodology Specialist in the Institute of Distance Education

Support of the МООСs on Лекториум (Lektorium), Stepik

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ELENA RYLTSEVA
Director of Regional Center of Distance Education

Project management

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KRISTINA TANASENKO
Career advisor of the Institute of Distance Education

Analytics in e-learning and online learning quality. Support of the МООСs on the National Open Education Platform

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ARTEM FESHCHENKO
Head of Department of Information Technologies of the Institute of Distance Education

Project promotion

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ALEXANDR STEPANENKO
Programmer of the Institute of Distance Education

Technical support of the МООСs on the TSU online platform