BERSHADSKY, Aleksandr Moiseevich
Head of the Department
Programme presentation. Professional activity of the Programme’s bachelors includes work with mathematical and algorithmic models, programmes, programme systems and complexes, methods of their design and implementation, methods of production, support, use and administration in different areas.
The Department cooperates with Penza Regional Centre of E-Learning. The Department developed a great number of electronic study courses, created a system of computer-based testing of knowledge, which is used in the study process of the University and other HEIs. The Department developed an electronic laboratory practice course.
The Department is equipped with 21 computers, printers, scanners, and copying ma-chines. Lecturers use multimedia presentations. Computer-based testing is employed for knowledge assessment.
Penza State University offers one more best educational program in the field of Physical and Mathematical Sciences:
Teaching staff. The qualification of every teacher of the Department complies with the profile of training. 72% of the teachers have scientific degrees and titles, 38% – Doctors of Sciences, Professors. During the last five years, the Department’s teachers have published 15 methodological and instruction manuals. The teaching staff participates in research and technical conferences and publishes over 50 research works annually.
Competitiveness of students. In 2013, the average passing grade for the applicants was 183. The University’s students participate in research work and win specialized competitions. Students have the opportunity to continue their studies as postgraduates.
The Department is developing international cooperation, which provides the opportunity to implement international exchange programmes for students and teachers. Graduates of the University are in high demand in research centres, executive bodies, educational institutions, banking sphere, insurance companies and industrial enterprises.
Interaction with employers. The University implements on-line educational programmes. It also uses programmes of the employers’ technology platforms.
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