Distance Learning at the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy Utilising Online Platforms during the COVID-19 Crisis

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 46, Issue 3, p.293-303 (2020)


classroom, distance learning, Microsoft Teams, Moodle, Skype for Business


In the current digital world, using information technology in the study process is necessary and in some situations is even mandatory. In some cases, distance learning is the only option. The choice of a suitable plat-form or a combination of platforms to conduct distance learning can be quite challenging. The main reasons for this are the multiple platforms available, and the numerous criteria and limitations when scoring and using these platforms. This article examines some of the technologies, used for distance learning. After a comparative analysis, an option is presented for the integration of the Microsoft Teams platform in Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy’s distance learning system.

Last updated: Friday, 16 October 2020