higher education; educational process; learning outcomes; distance learning; diagnostic tools; education technologies


The rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has led to the global COVID-19 pandemic and a lockdown was introduced in Ukraine in March 2020. This forced universities to urgently transform the traditional system of organisation of the educational process and transfer to distance learning. This study aims to evaluate the distance learning system organised by a technical university in COVID-19 lockdowns from the perspective of the students as the main stakeholders of education. The method of the survey as the most widely used research method of sociological research was used to collect and analyse the data obtained. In this context, a number of surveys involving from 2,721 to 9,000 students of technical and humanitarian specialities were conducted to evaluate the level of their satisfaction with the distance learning system. The results of the study showed that the transformations introduced in the organisation and realisation of the learning process were on the whole positively estimated by students, which means that the elements of distance learning should remain after the end of the lockdown restrictions. However, more research is needed to evaluate the diagnostic tools for preventing academic dishonesty.


Author Biographies

Anatolii Melnychenko, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,

Vice Rector for Academic Affairs

Tetiana Zheliaskova, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,

Deputy Head of Department 


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