The aim of the research was to point out main trends of m-learning spreading around the world and to analyze perspectives of educational m-services implementation in Russian Higher Schools. The core part of the paper is the description of a show-case “Mobile Student” which took place in Moscow State University. The most valuable scientific output of the research is the analysis of data which were obtained thanks to the student satisfaction survey. To carry out that survey the special questionnaire was created and several hypotheses were suggested. Having a great empiric base a common strategy of m-services project implementation was composed and two types of factors which were hindering or helping us to gain high level of student satisfaction were found out.
The paper compares some basic aspects of the national identity of Russian and American students. We have analyzed the views of the students at three leading Russian universities (MSU, MGIMO and NRU HSE) and at Princeton University (USA). The study is based on comparing of Russian students’ positions with those of the Princeton University’s students (USA). The paper consists of two articles. The first article published bellow includes the analysis of the students’ normative perceptions of their countries. The second one is devoted to the aspects of attitudes towards the country that render it an object of national identity (country favoritism, a level of criticism towards the country and a specificity of duty to the country fulfillment)
In this article we review and discuss different explanations of the university tenure presented in the literature. For our analysis both the probation period and the lifelong employment guarantees are important. We analyze different types of models: for the first type of models the information structure is important, for the second type of models the scarcity of job vacancies explains the tenure phenomena.