The area of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is a rapidly developing area which provides various opportunities to be used in education. This paper first goes through different ICTs, in particular the Web technologies which are extensively used in the field of education. The paper presents the objectives and expected results in the educational process for students from two universities taking part in the distance learning program, as well as the results obtained when using the social media technologies. Finally, the paper suggests the approach and social media technologies to be used for optimizing the learning process of distance students.
Ключові слова: educational process, distance students, social media technologies