ONLINE LEARNING OF FUTURE MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN PHILOLOGY
The article is devoted to the issues of incorporation of online courses in Master's degree program. Pros and cons of modern MOOCs and public e-learning environments are discussed. Potential benefits and difficulties for the university to have its own on-premises online courses combined with integrating educational projects and computer-based testing are considered. The experience of creation and usage of an online course "Computer, Office and Internet Technologies" developed in the RUDN University for future Masters of Science in Philology is analyzed. This course has three main theoretical sections: 1) information and smart society, basics of computer science, hardware and software of modern personal computer; 2) e-office programs for working with texts and documents, spreadsheets and summary tables, presentations and databases; 3) modern Internet technologies, basics of web programming, graphics, information security. The course includes assignments for three integrating educational projects: 1) the design of student's personal workplace based on a mobile computer; 2) the creation of a website with online questionnaires on the Internet; 3) the development of a personal scientific and educational trajectory. There is a set of rehearsal and examination computer tests to assess the educational achievements of students at the stages of entrance control of knowledge, midterm and final certifications, verification of residual knowledge in learning environment Moodie. The authors come to conclusion that combination of on-premises online courses with integrating educational projects and computer-based testing meets the requirements of educational standards of the new generation to actively use methods and forms of interactive and online learning in the organization of independent work of students.