Title: Digitalisation determinants and digital dividends of the higher education system (on the example of Russia)

Authors: Evgeniya K. Karpunina; Asya E. Arutyunova; Ekaterina V. Sazanova; Arthur A. Maksaev; Gulnaz F. Galieva

Addresses: Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin, 392000, Tambov, Internationalnaya Str., 33, Russian Federation ' Kuban State Technological University, 350072, Russian Federation ' Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, 163002, Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk, Embankment, Severnaya Dvina, 17, Russian Federation ' Krasnodar Cooperative Institute (Branch) of Russian University of Cooperation, 350015, Krasnodar, Central District, Mitrofan Sedin Str., 168/1 Krasnodar, Russian Federation ' Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, 103006, Russian Federation, Moscow, Nastasinsky Pereulok, 3, b. 2, Russian Federation

Abstract: The research was based on studying the digitalisation determinants of the higher education system in Russia and evaluating the digital dividends received, which indicate the effectiveness of digitalisation processes. The digitalisation determinants of the higher education system (digital architecture, digital educational services, personnel potential and economic capital) were identified. The authors introduced the concept of 'digital dividends of the higher education system', which includes an increase in the number of students, cost reduction, enhancement of the educational process. The authors proposed a method for calculating the digital dividend ratio based on four indicators with different weights. The result of the digital dividend ratio should become the basis for making management decisions in the process of implementing the state educational policy. The proposed method for calculating the digital dividend ratio can be used to conduct a comparative analysis of the effectiveness of digitalisation of education worldwide.

Keywords: digitalisation determinants; digital dividends; higher education system; distance technologies; e-learning; electronic learning; digital literacy; educational process effectiveness; Russia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEED.2022.125333

International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 2022 Vol.13 No.4, pp.392 - 409

Received: 14 Jan 2021
Accepted: 20 May 2021

Published online: 07 Sep 2022 *

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