Modernising educational programmes in ICT based
on the Tuning methodology

Alexander Bedny, Liliya Erushkina, and Oleg Kuzenkov

About Authors

 

   Alexander Bedny (abb@unn.ru) is Vice-Rector for International Affairs of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia), Dean of the Faculty for International Students, Head of the Center for Student Innovation Entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD degree in Sociology. Alexander Bedny is Deputy Executive Director of the Program for Enhancement of UNN Competitiveness among the Leading Research and Educational Centers, a member of the Council for International Students under the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region. His research focuses on the Sociology of Higher Education Management, and University Knowledge Transfer. Between 2007 and present takes part in such research projects as University Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Growth (European Commission’s Tempus program); Scientific and Methodological Support of the Integration of Russian Higher Education into the Bologna Process, the program “Development of Research Capacity of Higher Education Institutions”, the scientific and technical program of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation); Capacity Building Partnerships to Improve Tourism Education, Research and Industry Outreach, (in cooperation with the University of Florida, United States); Russian-American program «EURECA» - Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity; «Acquiring Professional and Entrepreneurial Skills through Fostering Entrepreneurial Spirit and Consulting for New Entrepreneurs» (European Commission’s Tempus program). Alexander Bedny is the author of more than 40 research and educational papers.

 

   Liliya Erushkina (corresponding author) (lve@fis.unn.ru) is Deputy Dean of the Faculty for International Students of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia). She holds a PhD degree in Sociology. Her research focuses on the Sociology of Higher Education. Between 2007 and present takes part in such research projects as Scientific and Methodological Support of the Integration of Russian Higher Education into the Bologna Process, the program “Development of Research Capacity of Higher Education Institutions”, the scientific and technical program of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation); Internationalization and Implementation of Western Educational Standards in the Post-Soviet States: From Building a Network Toward Joint Research; she is the author of more than 20 research and educational papers.

 

   Oleg Kuzenkov (kuoa7@uic.nnov.ru) is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia). He holds a PhD degree in Physics and Mathematics. His research focuses on the modernization of Higher Professional Education, including the adaptation of the European methodological approaches to the Russian educational environment, and University Management and Quality Control. Dr. Oleg Kuzenkov participates in a number of international projects, including TUNING Project, in the field of higher education, with the focus on adaptation of European standards in ICT education; he has published more than 50 research and educational papers.

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