The article tries to describe the specific of Open Educational Resources design and functioning in CIS countries in terms of their uniqueness in information and educational environments. The article specifies culturological, psychological and teaching organization of CIS OERs, including some features of their ergonomic design. The questions concerning the intercultural competence of tutors and the development of cultural assimilators for tutors are put.
This article presents the theoretical analysis of the potential of the educational space of modern Russian university for the process of students' self-realization. In the text of the paper it is outlined the main areas in which a university student can realize their potential and ideas.