The basis for organization of the educational process in the ISM is the use of credit approach. Credit-hours (credit units) are used according to the type of ECTS – the European system of credit transformation and enable to achieve several positive things at once. Because of the credit-hours technology, the transparency of the educational process is ensured.
Both teacher and student are aware of the structure of the program, which alleviates students’ better understanding of the program as a whole and its parts, their positioning and significance in the structure of learning. The credit hours system allows student to assess the quality and pace of gaining knowledge, it increases the motivation of students and their subjective satisfaction with the learning process, and also plays a significant role in professional self-determination.
The credit system has the following objectives:
After completion the full course of discipline, the student’s progress is assessed on a 100-point system. The number of points corresponds to the following student’s progress results: