Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI)Natalia V. Tikhomirova,Rector of MESI
MESI TodayMoscow State University of Economics, Statistics andInformatics (MESI), founded in 1932, nowadays is one of theleading innovative institutions of higher education in Russia withrich experience and strong tradition of staff training for theeconomy of Russia and foreign countries.Fields of expertise: Institute of Computer Technologies Institute of Economics and Finance Institute of Management Institute of Law and Humanities Institute of Master Programs
MESI Today The holder of the “European quality” gold medal in the nomination “One Hundred Best Higher Education Establishments” competition organized by the International Academy of Quality and Marketing and the Independent Social Council at the initiative of the special committees of the State Duma and the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Electronic system of University management 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year Web 2.0: blogs, wiki, RSS, tags, social bookmarking, social networks Students Central Teachers subdepartments Distributed repositoryExchange of Exchange of experience Online Online experienceCollaboration Collaboration Education quality management system Students Teachers Streaming creating and updating of content and knowledge transfer in distributed network
Elements of a unified information environment of MESI ILC KCS KM Virtual Campus sp.mesi.ruDocsVision Outlook Virtual School
Basic systems• Distributed University management system • Single database of users • Corporate portal SharePoint(http://sp.mesi.ru ) • Electronic Document Management System DocsVision • “1С-Бухгалтерия” accounting system• The system of Unified Communications • Adobe Connect (http://connect.mesi.ru) • Microsoft Exchange (http://owa.mesi.ru) • The system Live@edu for students (http://mail.live.com)• The system of content and learning management • LMS “Virtual Campus”(http://study.mesi.ru) • The informational center of disciplines (http://sp.mesi.ru/icd) • E-library (http://ibc.mesi.ru)• Corporate system of learning process management • Electronic Faculty Directory• Front office• Site www.mesi.ru • Call center
IT infrastructure• Broadband Internet connection in headquarters and all regional branches and certification centers• Integrated IT environment Local area network Efficient hardware equipment Videoconferencing equipment Wi-Fi internet access at the University Mobile classes (notebooks + Station) WiMAX in close future• Video and audio studios, multimedia laboratory• Corporate portal www.mesi.ru• Internal corporate portal on the base of Share Point• Accounts for all students and staff members Learning Content Management Systems (LearnExact, Prometheus) E-mail
E-Learning at MESI1. Technologies • Internet • PC • Communication and delivery services2. Content authoring • IMS and SCROM • Adaptation for any delivery medium and bandwidth3. Teacher training • Instruments of LCMS • E-Learning philosophy • Time saving4. Delivery and promotion of e-Learning • Online model • Blended model • Special intro-courses for all students (instrument of LCMS5. Knowledge management • Storage of all learning information and learning seguences • Customized learning materials according to individual learners’ needs • Knowledge acquisition
Distributed Departments MESI Certification of regional faculty staff by Heads of Information Centers of MESI’s Departments Disciplines Mutual scientific and methodical work Meetings of DistributedThe Creation of learning Departments(face-to- content by Distributed face, offsite,in forum Departments , videoconferencing)
The structure of educational programs in MESI Doctoral-level Post- program Extended educationgraduate Professional Post-graduate study Vocationaleducation (aspirantura) retraining development MBA training Specialist’s degree (second higher education) Higher Master’s degreeeducation Specialist’s degree Specialist’s degree (full time) (part-time) Bachelor’s degreeSecondaryvocational College of MESIeducation
The scientific work of electronic University Open educational sources External Research and Development Internal Research and Development The results of scientific activities are being formed Educational processBest practices Teacher is improving Consulting in specialty areas Instructional research Internet resources
Information Centers of Disciplines Conferences and seminars Newspapers and magazines Books Articles The research results Constant updatesWork students (Web 2.0 Tools)
Work with the node of disciplinesParticipants of the node: Filling libraries of documents Filling WIKI-libraries Responsible for a discipline blogging Participation in forum discussions (author of the course) Control Moderation Adding of new participants Categorization of content Information Center of Students Disciplines limited access the use of learning content
Various types and forms of academic classes LECTURES: lectures-presentations open lectures video-lectures • summary of important, complex themes and concepts • familiarity with external sources of information connected with the discipline(Internet) • familiarity with a line of software applications 9real job places) • familiarity with recent trends in the science and practice, changes in domestic and international markets.
Various types and forms of academic classesSeminars, practical work: • study models, mechanisms for solving typical problems and situational tasks • learning software applications • group work in net distributed environments (Internet) • working out of professional communication skills • consultancy
Various types and forms of academic classesWORK IN THE VIRTUAL CAMPUS: • Work with electronic books • Participation in forums • Control tasks • tests • оn-line consultancy • Information support
Electronic content Electronic Electroniceducational and books in the methodical electronic complex of learning disciplines on environment MESI’s sites Electronic content of MESI
Teachers use forums for interpersonal and group communication
You Tube using for the exchange of experience and improvement of professional skill of teachers
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION• MESI is the only Russian university member of the prestigious European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU).• MESI is a member of such recognized organizations as International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) and European Distance and e -Learning Network (EDEN),European University Association EU (EUA), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), CEEMAN, EFQUEL, Consortium WEB (American-Israeli-Russian), MASIE e-Learning Consortium, GDLA , IILA , SLOAN, MINERVA, The Baltic University.• MESI has partnership relations in the field of its competence with institutions all over the world, just for example: Kyungbuk National University (Korea), School of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University (China) Toulouse Business School / Groupe Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse (ESC) (France), Bonner Akademie and University of Potsdam (Germany), The George Washington University (USA) etc.
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: Education and Research• Students’ academic mobility programs (double degree programs, exchange programs, summer schools programs)• Academic mobility programs for teaching staff (exchange, joint researches, joint publications etc)• International research projects (TEMPUS projects, projects of EADTU, ICDE, etc)• Virtual mobility projects
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: Sport and Culture• MESI sport teams (soccer, mini-soccer and tennis) are regular participants and multiple winners of international and European competitions• MESI student theatre named «KAZUS» is a member of International Amateur Theatre Association (AITA) and regular participant of international festivalsMESI tennis team winning the 6th European university MESI amateur theatre «KAZUS» at the «Festivall junges championship. theater Europa» in Germany, 2010.
MESI research-and-development activitiesMESI has a solid basis and sound history of R&D centered at its creative scientific schools covering the following fields:• statistics and econometrics• application of mathematic methods, information and communicative technologies in economic research, management and education finance, credit and currency• Economics• knowledge and intellectual capital management
MESI is open for the cooperation In the areas of: • Student exchange • Academic staff exchange • Joint educational programmes • Joint research projects and publications
Nezhinskaya Str, Building 7, 119501, Moscow, RUSSIA Natalia V. Tikhomirova Rector of MESITel.: +7(495) 442-77-77Fax:+7(495) 442-24 66E-mail: NTihomirova@mesi.ru http://twitter.com/NTihomirova http://ntihomirova.livejournal.com