On this page, we have compiled all the latest updates related to the coronavirus outbreak for HSE community members, as well as recommendations for transitioning to online instruction. The page will continue to be updated as new information becomes available.
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Coronavirus: What You Should Know
Changes at HSE University
Five questions to discuss with yourself
As HSE University transitions to remote learning, the HSE IT Office offers assistance to students, faculty, and staff with regard to using online services. A number of these services have already been made available.
Detailed answers to students’ questions
The IT Office has arranged access for HSE community members to several online services.
HSE Vice Rector Vladimir Samoylenko has signed an order ‘On the Introduction of Additional Measures to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Infection’.
In the coming days, student digital volunteers will begin assisting HSE students and staff with transitioning their work and classes to an online format in light of the recent measures introduced to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A student of the HSE campus in Nizhny Novgorod who had been studying in a mobility programme in Austria tested positive for COVID-19 upon returning to Russia on March 15.
On March 17, the Institute of Education hosted its annual seminar dedicated to issues in education. This year’s seminar addressed the topic, ‘Higher Education during an Epidemic: The Possibilities of Digital Technology’. For the first time in eight years, the seminar participants—representatives of Chinese, American, and Russian universities—participated in the event remotely.
Mass online learning is suddenly a necessity that nearly all teachers in Russia have to come to grips with. There is no escaping working online, so we have to act quickly, select the necessary tools, and start teaching remotely.
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