Leyla Aliyeva, who has been at UNEC in order to get acquainted with distance Chinese courses organized by Heydar Aliyev Foundation has watched online lessons at UNEC Extern. In an online lesson a live broadcast has been established with Chinese students studying at the department of the Azerbaijani Language of Beijing University of Foreign Languages. Rector of UNEC, Professor Adalat Muradov gave detailed information to the Vice President of the Foundation about the distance education center. He stated there were 6 teaching studios, 12 administrative and one discussion room at UNEC Extern. The center has the ability to provide distance learning from one studio to 1,000 students simultaneously and 20,000 students daily by professional teachers. The 14-member administrative staff will be responsible for fully coordinating the activities of the center. Leyla Aliyeva became acquainted with the studios where distance learning is being held, equipped with electronic chair, special sensor board, monitor, HD camera and sound equipment. The Vice President was informed that the registration, attendance and assessment of students were made electronically. It was noted that full convenience of students had been taken into account in the electronic software, they could listen to lessons online from any location. Distance education is available for students from both the country and abroad. At UNEC Extern all the opportunities have been made for the involvement of world class professors to the teaching process. Leyla Aliyeva highly appreciated UNEC Extern’s opportunities for distance education.
During the visit, Leyla Aliyeva also visited UNEC library 24/7. It was reported that the library, equipped with modern software, was the first university library in the country, which operated 7 days and 24 hours. It was noted that access to electronic resources of popular libraries, as well as access to the National Library’s electronic database of 60,000 books, 140,000 newspapers and magazines, and 15,000 dissertations had been made here.