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Dubin, Boris – Russian Education and Society, 2012
In this commentary, the author stresses that reading habits in Russia have changed since the Soviet era, and the more intellectual journals and magazines in particular have lost their importance. Audiences for books and magazines have fragmented, and there are fewer sources of commonly shared information and ideas than was true a few decades ago.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Habits, Age Differences, Periodicals
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Russian Education and Society, 2007
This article presents excerpts from a debate on the report by Professor A.S. Zapesotskii, the rector of the St. Petersburg Trade Unions University of the Humanities, titled "Ensuring the Quality of Higher Humanities Education." Participants in the debate were as follows: (1)Antonina Pavlovna Beliaeva, a doctor of pedagogical sciences,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Humanities Instruction, Humanities, Mathematics Education
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Tolstova, Iu. N. – Russian Education and Society, 2006
This article focuses on the difficulties afflicting the system of higher education as a result of the decline in the overall level of student training and the "gap between the level of education of secondary school graduates and historically established requirements of higher education in Russia." The author has been teaching sociology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociology, Higher Education, High School Graduates
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Russian Education and Society, 2004
On June 14, 2002 this journal [Pedagogika] held a roundtable, based in the Nizhnii Tagil State Pedagogical Institute, to discuss the problem of "The Schoolbook in the System of Sources of Knowledge and Means of Training Schoolteachers." The roundtable was conducted by Prof. V.P. Borisenkov, doctor of pedagogical sciences and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Teacher Education, Textbook Research, Instruction
Toom, Andrei – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1993
Contrasts the author's experiences teaching mathematics in Russia and as an immigrant to the United States. The author is particularly critical of the emphasis on grades and formal records in American higher education. American education is often guilty of confusing good grades or a degree with competence. (SLD)
Descriptors: Communism, Competence, Comprehension, Cultural Differences
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Toom, Andrei – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 1993
Presents the experiences of a Russian mathematician teaching in Russian and American Universities. Topics discussed include what was taught, the importance of grades, cultural and parental factors, mathematicians' attitudes toward teaching, and some problems in elementary mathematics. (MDH)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Grading, Higher Education