Образовательные пространства и антропопрактики города
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.
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.