№2, 2017


Masuma H. Mammadova, Huseyn A. Gasimov

In the context of the modern educational paradigm “lifelong learning”, we consider the global processes taking place in the world. The paper explores conceptual approaches to the design of electronic universities. It presents a comparative analysis of the characteristics of distance technologies and the models of electronic education through the prism of the evolution of ICT. Taking into account the educational environments of different countries, the paper provides appropriate architectural solutions for distance education systems. Furthermore, the status of e-education in Azerbaijan is provided. The article proposes a structural diagram of the electronic university that is consistent with the specifics of the educational environment in Azerbaijan (pp.51-62).

Keywords: lifelong learning, distance education, conceptual approaches, electronic universities models, technological characteristics, architectural solutions.
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