The authors review application of information technologies and systems at the Faculty of Distance Learning of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. General aspects of organizing training in e-learning environment, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of such approach are also examined. The authors study and analyze a number of surveys of students about the effectiveness of the distance learning. They were conducted in the format of Questionnaire seeking feedback on the effectiveness of various approaches in distance learning. This article helps better understand the value of e-learning and other innovative forms of delivering educational materials to students in the context of higher education and confirms the overall positive attitude of students and faculty members towards the use of online and e-learning modules/methods. The research clearly shows the trend and ongoing transition from traditional forms of learning to learning based on information technologies and systems.
digital curriculum, educational technology, distance learning, E-learning, traditional training