Last years the system of electronic education is more and more popular in Russia. It'sassociated with development of information-telecommunication technology, using of electronic sources economical effectiveness, possibility of sharing information for large auditory, with unlimited distances between source and recipients (students).
The distance education system in the Russian Federation has its own characteristics and is based on the fundamental principles. The characteristics may include, such as: flexibility, modularity, coverage, efficiency, adaptability and social equality. The principles on which is based distance learning on naked view are: the principle of adaptability, interactivity principle, the principle of flexibility, modularity principle and the principle of efficiency and objectivity of assessment of educational achievements of students.
On the territory of the Russian Federation and outside it quite an efficient system for remote business education (SDB). SDB is a joint project of the National business partnership "Alliance Media", International Institute of management LINK, created in 2000 with the support of the Moscow Government. Currently in sdbo more than 130,000 registered users of 3580 cities, and their number is increasing daily.
According to data of Federal service of state statistics of the Russian Federation for the period from 2001 to 2014, it is safe to say that the demand for distance education in Russia over the years only grows.
Currently, the Russian system of distance education offers students a wide range of educational programs of different thematic content, timing, training, forms, and learning technologies. In the educational community realized that distance learning good prospects associated with the implementation of learning through life. Therefore, the distribution of training using distance learning technologies will also provide entrance into the international information and communication space.
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