List of resources for self-development

Department of educational and extra-curricular activities made a list of useful resources for self-development in times of isolation.

Relevant on-line platforms of Russian Universities

Lectorium of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Engineering: https://lectoriy.mipt.ru/course

Scientific lectures of the State Moscow University named after V.V. Lomonosov: https://teach-in.ru

Academic project «ITMOcourses ‒ open online learning»: https://open.ifmo.ru/courses

Library of St. Petersburg State University online courses: https://online.spbu.ru/nashi-kursy/

Online-education at the Higher school of Economics: https://online.hse.ru/

 

Online courses

Educational platform Coursera: https://www.coursera.org

Educational Platform of online courses from the leading Russian Universities “Open education” https://openedu.ru/

Educational portal of the project WorldSkills: https://worldskills.org/skills/

Online platform of free courses from the World Leading Universities Academic Earth: https://academicearth.org
Academic platform of free distant learning EDX: https://www.edx.org

Public digital library of open educational resources OER Commons: https://www.oercommons.org

Online-education “Open University”: https://openuni.io

Library of on-line lessons from Khan Academy:  https://www.khanacademy.org

Interuniversity platform of e-education “Universarium”: https://universarium.org

Educational Platform and online courses constructor Stepik: https://stepik.org/catalog

Educational online-project of Egor Gaidar Foundation “Egor Gaidar’s open University”: https://gaidaruniversity.ru

Modern knowledge web-site “Theory and Practice”: https://theoryandpractice.ru/videos

Media library “Lectorium”: https://www.lektorium.tv/medialibrary

Library of mini courses “Netology”: https://l.netology.ru/stayhome

E-academic database Alexander Street: https://video.alexanderstreet.com

Educational portal soft skills 4Brain: https://4brain.ru

Online school of City Entrepreneurs Vector: https://vector.education

Project of modern fundamental science: https://postnauka.ru

 

Presentations and conferences

TED: (https://www.ted.com/series/the_way_we_work)

 

On-line libraries with free (or partly free) access

Cambridge University Library (https://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/textbooks)

The World Digital Library (https://www.wdl.org/en/)

Educational platform URIGHT (https://biblio-online.ru)

 

Resources for on-line language learning

Busuu (https://www.busuu.com/ru)

Duolingo (https://www.duolingo.com)

Lingualeo (https://lingualeo.com/ru)

Lingvist (https://lingvist.com)

English by watching films.tv (https://ororo.tv/ru)

Materials to study Russian language rules for the annual event “Total Dictation” (https://totaldict.ru/education/online/)

 

CULTURE-HISTORY-ART

Virtual tours and online collection are unforgettable.

1. State Hermitage https://www.hermitagemuseum.org
Virtual tour https://bit.ly/33nCpQg

2. State Russian Museum
http://www.rusmuseum.ru/
Virtual tour https://bit.ly/2IOQDjq

3. Pinacoteca Brera. 
https://pinacotecabrera.org/

4. Uffizi Gallery
https://www.uffizi.it/mostre-virtuali

5. Museum complex in Vatican
www.museivaticani.va

6. National Archaeological Museum of Athens
https://www.namuseum.gr/en/collections/

7. National Museum Prado
https://www.museodelprado.es/

8. Salvador Dali’s museum
https://bit.ly/33iHVmX

9. Art museum of Van Gogh
Virtual tour with google street view: https://bit.ly/2TRdiSQ

10. Louvre
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
Virtual tour https://bit.ly/2WciGBi

11. British museum
https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection
Virtual tour: https://www.youtube.com/user/britishmuseum

12. Metropolitan Museum 
https://www.metmuseum.org

13. National Galley of Arts in Washington

 https://www.nga.gov/index.html

14. Museum of the History of Arts, Vienna
https://bit.ly/3d08Zfm

15. National museum of Art, Krakow
Virtual tour: https://bit.ly/3d29dT0

16. Museum of Art, Budapest
https://bit.ly/3d08L80

Theatre and Ballet

  1. Moscow Taganka theatre is fully online
    tagankateatr.ru
     

  2. Mobile Art Theatre
     

  1. Bolshoi Theatre online:
    https://www.bolshoi.ru/about/relays/

Movies

Documentaries online

nonfiction.film

Others

  1. Cultural platform “Synchronisation”

online.synchronize.ru/cinema_films

online.synchronize.ru/10paint

  1. Culture.RF
    https://www.culture.ru

  1. Open versions of magazine “Art dialogues”
    http://di.mmoma.ru/publications?mid=180&id=3&year=2019

 

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