АНГЛИЙСКИЙ ЯЗЫК ДЛЯ АКАДЕМИЧЕСКИХ ЦЕЛЕЙ. ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES. Учебное пособие для бакалавриата и магистратуры
The article explains the need for such innovations in teacher development as self- and peer observation, peer coaching, and keeping a teaching journal. It gives the results of teachers’ questionnaire and works out ways of collaborative teacher development. The author links the listed activities to professional development of English language teachers and their professionalism.
Bilingualism and multilingualism both make a major contribution in cross-cultural interaction, but, at the same time, improve various cognitive abilities, such as better attention and multitasking. Meaning in the world around us is represented by means of the language that is used for communication and knowledge exchange between intelligent individuals. The phenomena of human interaction and communication are recently experiencing unprecedented influence from digital technologies. Language learning is part of the global revolution, meaning that language learning technologies are playing an increasingly important role in learning English for Specific Purposes. This volume addresses theoretical and practical aspects of learning, technology adoption and pedagogy are in the context of English for Specific Purposes.
The coursebook "Cadastral Engineering" is aimed at developing the professionally oriented communicative competence of students majoring in city cadastral engineering, metrology, standardization and certification, and electronic engineering. The book can be used by undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, along with post-doctorate fellows and a wide variety of learners whose proficiency level is at least B1.
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.