In March 2020, with the introduction of global restrictive measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19, there was a forced transition to distance learning in Russian and overseas universities. The transition to distance education turned out to be unplanned and a forced measure for all participants in the educational process: university staff, students, universities themselves, which entailed challenges to Russian higher education. One of these challenges was the deconstruction of the university staff's and students' educational practices. In this regard, in March-May 2020, the authors of the article conducted a study at a number of universities in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk. The research methodology combined qualitative and quantitative strategies. The results of the study has shown the advantages, disadvantages and contradictions of distance education, has revealed the issue of the university staff's and students' educational practices deconstruction during the forced transition to a distant education format in a pandemic. The study has found that Russian universities are forced to integrate into a new system of digital interaction, and interactive teaching methods due to the fact that the course towards digitalization in Russia has now been declared a priority. At the same time, it is necessary to improve the quality of distance education, develop the skills and abilities of using educational content among students and teachers, and change the usual educational practices.
|Título traduzido da contribuição||DECONSTRUCTION OF RUSSIAN UNIVERSITY STAFF’S AND STUDENTS’ EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FORCED TRANSITION TO DISTANCE EDUCATION|
|Número de páginas||11|
|Número de emissão||1|
|Estado da publicação||Published - 2021|
- 04.00.00 SOCIOLOGY
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