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  1. Approaches to the Electronic Textbook Development for Distance Learning

    I.S. Grigoriev Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation;
    S.A. Belyaev Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation;

    The article was published in issue №1

    The paper focuses on electronic textbook development for distance learning. The paper contains approaches that allow creating a system for multimedia e-courses, including integration into information systems. E-courses allow you to train school students, professional students and higher educational institutions, employees of enterprises without conducting face-to-face events.

    There are basic e-textbook features and open source distance learning systems such as Moodle, Open edX, Atutor, Ilias, and Diskurs. They extend the basic functionality and integrate into information systems. There are conclusions about the need to develop a new solution.

    There are requirements for the electronic textbook and the development approach. The proposed solution is suitable for organizations that need to place distance learning tools inside their own information system or on the website. There are main features of the electronic textbook, the architecture, and the data storage model. As the main feature, it is possible to single out the Russian specific consideration in terms of checking expert opinions for the materials publishing possibility. The author tested the solution and highlighted the recommendations and guidelines for further research.