Discord platform as an online learning environment for emergencies

Keywords: distance learning, innovation, quarantine, emergency, quality of education


The study focuses on revealing the features of using the Discord platform as a means of creating a quality remote communication environment during emergency training. The authors present the results of the analysis of scientific developments of scientists in the issues of creation and use of distance learning tools, special attention is given to the problems of distance learning and the structure of its functioning. The authors point out that modern distance learning systems are not well developed for use in emergencies. The main problem is the insufficient level of development in the field of establishing communication channels of quality communication in the conditions of distance education, especially the attention is focused on schools and other institutions of secondary education. To solve this problem, scientists conduct a comparative analysis of distance communication tools, their features and capabilities in terms of the introduction of remote learning communication servers on them and reveals the features of the Bogdan Khmelnytsky Discord platform of Melitopol State Pedagogical University using Discord platform communication environment during distance learning quarantined by the worldwide pandemic of faith in COVID-19.


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How to Cite
Kruglyk, V., Bukreiev, D., Chornyi, P., Kupchak, E., & Sender, A. (2020). Discord platform as an online learning environment for emergencies. Ukrainian Journal of Educational Studies and Information Technology, 8(2), 13-28. https://doi.org/10.32919/uesit.2020.02.02