ЕГЭ как предиктор успешности изучения английского языка в вузе
This paper deals with the correlation between English-language Russian State Exam scores and efficiency of English-language learning in Institutions of Higher Education for professional purposes. The comparison of longitudinal study results enables the authors to prove whether Russian State Exams sores could be regarded as a predictor of English-language learning efficiency.
Full preparation for taking the Russian State Exam in English with diagnostic tests, exam-type exercises and several full-size practice tests.
Students' internet usage attracts the attention of many researchers in different countries. Differences in internet penetration in diverse countries lead us to ask about the interaction of medium and culture in this process. In this paper we present an analysis based on a sample of 825 students from 18 Russian universities and discuss findings on particularities of students' ICT usage. On the background of the findings of the study, based on data collected in 2008-2009 year during a project "A сross-cultural study of the new learning culture formation in Germany and Russia", we discuss the problem of plagiarism in Russia, the availability of ICT features in Russian universities and an evaluation of the attractiveness of different categories of ICT usage and gender specifics in the use of ICT.