A quarter of Russian students were forced to take practical classes at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, TASS reports with reference to the data of the survey provided by the hh.ru company.
The survey took place in the period from May to June 2020 among 800 students of Russian universities. Most of the respondents noted that the self-isolation regime had a significant impact on the learning process. Among the main advantages of distance learning, students named a calm environment, time savings, and a reduction in unnecessary information. At the same time, they noted that it was more difficult to concentrate.
It is noted that 91 per cent of respondents completely switched to the remote format. For 54 percent of the respondents, classes were held in a mixed format, and almost a third of the students studied independently. According to the results of the survey, 24 per cent of the respondents replaced workshops and laboratory work with a theoretical part, and 29 per cent noted that they were engaged in physical education according to educational and methodological materials.