Millions of Russians ushered to free e-education as Universarium comes online

Millions of Russians ushered to free e-education as Universarium comes onlineUniversarium.org, a month-old Russian online education project supported by leading Russian universities, offered its first set of full lectures this past Monday

Universarium.org, a month-old Russian online education project supported by leading Russian universities, offered its first set of full lectures this past Monday, reported East-West Digital News, the first all English-language online resource dedicated to Russian digital industries, citing Russian news agency RIA Novosti. Officially launched on December 23, 2013 as a ?Christmas and New Year present,? the effort, backed by the Russian news agency RIA Science and the government-owned Agency for Strategic Initiatives, is designed to give Russians free remote access to quality education delivered by this country?s top professors. It enables users to choose their own syllabi, arrange training during their most convenient time in the day, and complete interactive homework. During seven-to-ten week-long courses, project participants will also be able to enhance and upgrade their entry-level knowledge in a number of subjects, including chemistry, mathematics, biology, economics, computer programming, history of culture, and others...