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  • Blended Learning: Best of Online and Offline

    ITMO University has recently hosted an online intensive course for university staff on the subject of blended learning and digital competencies. Below you’ll find our notes and highlights from the tips shared by speakers Aleksandr Maiatin, Aleksandra Shparberg, and Joseph Taylor.


  • Best of Offline and Online: Exploring the New Look of Education

    On August 24-29, ITMO University hosted the online intensive course titled Blended Learning: Educators’ Digital Competencies. During the event, ITMO’s teaching staff learned about the upcoming academic year’s blended learning format and developed the skills required to bring that plan to fruition. More than 300 staff members took part in the course.


  • New Semester: Thoughts, Opinions, and Expectations of ITMO Family

    It’s always exciting when a new academic year begins. However, this time, the anticipation is even higher, as ITMO University will function in an unusual hybrid format. We asked our students and staff members to describe their thoughts on the coming semester.


  • New Academic Year: Resources to Get Ready

    Welcome to a decidedly different, but nevertheless exciting new academic year! As you probably know, it’s kicking off in a blended format – both online and in-person. Whether you’re in St. Petersburg or learning from home, here’re some resources to help you get off to a great start:


  • New Academic Year Begins at ITMO: What to Expect (Pt. II)

    The new academic year at ITMO University begins on September 1, 2020. Classes will take place in the blended format – both on-site and via remote technologies. What is distance learning? How can you opt for it? The university’s Department of Academic Affairs has prepared answers to questions commonly asked by students and staff. Find the first part of this article here.


  • ITMO University Lecturers on Benefits of Using Online Courses in Teaching

    Today’s educators are becoming more and more active in integrating online learning in the traditional educational process. Many of ITMO University’s lecturers are also authors of online courses on the Open Education learning platform and use them in their everyday teaching as a replacement to some in-class lectures or an expansion of the offline learning content. ITMO.NEWS met the innovators to talk about why online courses shouldn’t be seen as a threat to conventional education, how this learning format could change the teacher-student interaction, and what makes it so convenient.