Bibliography: Russia (page 115 of 140)

This annotated bibliography is curated specifically for the Russia is NOT the Enemy website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Atlanta Cable News Network, V. V. Kabakchy, Samuel G. Sava, Henry Etzkowitz, Thomas Andre, Chronicle of Higher Education, Peter Healey, Kim E. Koeppen, Michael Schemmann, and Steven J. Rakow.

Etzkowitz, Henry, Ed.; Webster, Andrew, Ed.; Healey, Peter, Ed. (1998). Capitalizing Knowledge: New Intersections of Industry and Academia. SUNY Series, Frontiers in Education. This collection of 10 papers provides a comparative analysis of the role of academic-industry relations in innovative educational systems in Eastern Europe, Ibero-America (Latin America, Spain, and Portugal), Russia, and Scotland, as well as in the United States. It arose from a series of conferences, beginning with a 1991 NATO workshop on university-industry relations which took place in Acquafredda, Italy. The first two chapters are based upon the "theme paper" for the Acquafredda conference; the other chapters originated as conference talks. Following an introduction by the editors, the papers are: (1) "Entrepreneurial Science: The Second Academic Revolution" (Henry Etzkowitz and Andrew Webster); (2) "Toward a Theoretical Analysis of Academic-Industry Collaboration" (Andrew Webster and Henry Etzkowitz); (3) "The Changing Context of Science and University-Industry Relations" (Karen Seashore Louis and Melissa S. Anderson); (4) "Strategic Research Alliances; Testing the Collaborative Limits?" (Andrew Webster); (5) "Science and Technology Knowledge Flows Between Industrial and Academic Research: A Comparative Study" (Jacqueline Senker, Wendy Faulkner, and Lea Velho); (6) "Science Parks and Innovation Centers" (Rikard Stankiewicz); (7) "Academy-Industry Relations in Middle-Income Countries: Eastern Europe and Ibero-America" (Katalin Balazs and Guilherme Ary Plonski); (8) "Academic-Industry Relations in Russia: The Road to the Market" (Mike Berry and Lioudmila Pipiia); (9) "Universities in Scotland and Organizational Innovation in the Commercialization of Knowledge" (Margaret Sheen); (10) "Inching Toward Industrial Policy: The University's Role in Government Initiatives To Assist Small, Innovative Companies in the United States" (Henry Etzkowitz and Ashley J. Stevens). (Contains approximately 350 references.) Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cooperative Programs, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries

Sava, Samuel G. (1973). To Russia, With Love, Vital Speeches of the Day. A summary of the author's analysis of recent American educational efforts and his suggestions about future attitudes toward education. Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends

Koeppen, Kim E.; Andre, Thomas (2000). Connecting Cultures via the Internet: The United States and Russia, Staff and Educational Development International. Describes Project Linking, a program developed at Iowa State University that involved collaboration between middle school teachers in Moscow and in the United States to develop an interdisciplinary curriculum that focused on social sciences and global education. Explains the theoretical framework and advantages of Internet-mediated learning. (Contains 20 references.) Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperation, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development

Wollons, Roberta, Ed. (2000). Kindergartens and Cultures: The Global Diffusion of an Idea. This book is a study of the diffusion and transformation of the kindergarten around the turn of the twentieth century, concentrating most centrally on the power of local cultures to respond to and reformulate borrowed ideas. Eleven case studies represent western and nonwestern national histories, various religious traditions, and a range of political systems, all of which embraced the kindergarten as a desirable educational form. The chapters are organized around three central themes: methods and routes of diffusion of kindergarten ideas, function of kindergarten in various political settings, and cultural transformation that had to occur at the classroom level for parents to send young children to school. Following an introduction, the chapters are: (1) "Children between Public and Private Worlds: The Kindergarten and Public Policy in Germany, 1840-Present" (Ann Taylor Allen); (2) "'The Letter Killeth': Americanization and Multicultural Education in Kindergartens in the United States, 1856-1920" (Barbara Beatty); (3) "The Kindergarten in England, 1851-1918" (Kevin J. Brehony); (4) "The Development of Kindergartens in Australia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Response to Social Pressures and Educational Influences" (Margaret Clyde); (5) "The Missionary Kindergarten in Japan" (Roberta Wollons); (6) "The Chinese Kindergarten Movement, 1903-1927" (Limin Bai); (7) "Preschool Education in Poland" (Bogna Lorence-Kot and Adam Winiarz); (8) "The Kindergarten and the Revolutionary Tradition in Russia" (Lisa Kirschenbaum); (9) "Managing the Young Anarchists: Kindergartens and National Culture in Postcolonial Vietnam" (Thaveeporn Vasavakul); (10) "The Kindergarten in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic" (Benjamin C. Fortna); and (11) "Education and Culture in Early Childhood: A Revolution in Jewish Schooling, 1899-1948" (Shoshana Sitton). (Each chapter contains references.) Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Case Studies, Cultural Influences, Diffusion (Communication)

Goncu, Artin, Ed. (1999). Children's Engagement in the World: Sociocultural Perspectives. Stressing that children's development in diverse cultures follows different paths, this book describes children's development in its cultural context. The book illustrates that the everyday work, school, and play activities provided for children vary from one culture to another depending on the social and economic structure of the cultures and adult beliefs about what is valuable for children's participation to secure optimal development. The chapters are: (1) "Children's and Researchers' Engagement in the World" (Artin Goncu); (2) "Children's Daily Lives in a Mayan Village: A Case Study of Culturally Constructed Roles and Activities" (Suzanne Gaskins); (3) "Cultural Heterogeneity: Parental Values and Beliefs and Their Preschoolers' Activities in the United States, South Korea, Russia, and Estonia" (Jonathan Tudge, and others); (4) "Activity Setting Analysis: A Model for Examining the Role of Culture in Development" (Jo Ann M. Farver); (5) "The Pragmatics of Caregiver-Child Pretending at Home: Understanding Culturally Specific Socialization Practices" (Wendy L. Haight); (6) "Children's Play as Cultural Activity" (Artin Goncu, Ute Tuermer, Jyoti Jain, and Danielle Johnson); (7) "Everyday Opportunities for the Development of Planning Skills: Sociocultural and Family Influences" (Mary Gauvain); (8) "Supportive Environments for Cognitive Development: Illustrations from Children's Mathematical Activities outside of School" (Steven R. Guberman); and (9) "Becoming Literate in the Borderlands" (Christine C. Pappas). (Each chapter contains references.) Descriptors: Beliefs, Case Studies, Child Development, Children

Chronicle of Higher Education (2004). Chronicle of Higher Education. Volume 50, Number 27, March 12, 2004. "Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This March 12, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fewer Stem Cells Available, NIH Says" (Brainard, Jeffrey); (2) "California Voters Approve a $2.3-Billion Bond Measure for Higher Education" (Hebel, Sara); (3) "Graduate Students at Penn Walk Out for 2 Days" (Smallwood, Scott); (4) "Abstractions, Quite Naturally"; (5) "Sex and Booze: Two Steps to Winning Football" (Sperber, Murray); (6) "Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring in American Culture" (Kammen, Michael); (7) "The Urgent Need to Study Islamic Anti-Semitism" (Kressel, Neil J.); (8) "Gucci Shoes and Khachapuri: Power and Belief in Russia Today" (Brent, Jonathan); (9) "What If the Yankees Were Run Like a Public University?" (Yudof, Mark); (10) "Working-Class Voices in Scholarly Discourse" (Hasan, Hakim); (11) "Complain, Complain: A Widely Published Scholar Wonders Why Academics Gripe so Much about How Hard They Work" (Lester, David); (12) "Teaching and the Butterfly Effect: Can the Small Events that Transpire over the Course of a 60-Minute Class Period Change Someone, Somehow, for the Better, for a Lifetime?" (Haas, Heather A.); (13) "An Unhappy Interim: Temporary Appointees May Claim that They Don't Want the Permanent Post, but What If They Secretly Do?" (Minner, Sam); (14) "Do-It-Yourself Journalism" (Carlson, Scott); (15) "In Japan, Radical Reform or Same Old Subservience? National Universities Wonder How Much Freedom They Will Be Given under Looser Government Oversight" (Brender, Alan); (16) "Investigation into U. of Colorado Football Sex Scandal Deepens" (Jacobson, Jennifer); (17) "College Football's Championship Will Grow by a Game" (Suggs, Welch); (18) "Harvard Gives a Break to Parents Who Earn Less than $40,000 a Year" (Basinger, Julianne; Smallwood, Scott); (19) "College Board Chooses Pearson to Grade SAT Writing Test: Educational Testing Service Will Continue to Handle Other Portions of the Exam" (Farrell, Elizabeth F.); (20) "Colleges that Serve Minorities May Fall behind in Technology, Report Warns" (Carnevale, Dan); (21) "Nobody Likes a Snitch: The Backlash Against a Student Who Said He Reported File Sharing Suggests that Online Piracy on Campuses Will Be Hard to Stop" (Read, Brock); (22) "Collective Knowledge Becomes Computing Power at Mississippi Valley State University"; (23) "ITT Educational Services Is Sued for Fraud and Searched by Federal Agents" (June, Audrey Williams); (24) "A Contrarian Approach to Technology Transfer: Universities Should Use Inventions to Seek Relationships with Companies, Not Big Profits, Says Santa Cruz's Gerald Barnett" (Blumenstyk, Goldie); (25) "Bush Cuts 2 Dissenters from Federal Bioethics Advisory Council" (Brainard, Jeffrey; Smallwood, Scott); (26) "Security at Home Creates Insecurity Abroad: With Fewer Foreign Students Applying to U.S Colleges, Federal Visa Rules Get the Blame" (Arnone, Michael); (27) "On Mars, NASA Rover Finds Evidence of Water that Could Have Supported Life" (Monastersky, Richard); (28) "Smashing Gold: Physicists Reach Back Toward the Big Bang to Study How Matter Is Built" (Monastersky, Richard); (29) "Flight of the Snowbirds: Established Faculty Members in the North Find Academic Winter Havens" (Wilson, Robin); and (30) "Plan to Punish Big Increases in Tuition Is Dropped: Republican Sponsor Says Colleges Are Doing Better at Controlling Costs" (Burd, Stephen).   [More]  Descriptors: Current Events, World Affairs, Higher Education, Scientific Research

Jones, Dianne (1985). Teaching about Russia, Educational Leadership. By focusing on goegraphy, music, art, and literature, one teacher teaches her students about the history of Russian culture without having to fight student predjudice against the Soviet government. Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture

Schmitt, Elena (2000). Overt and Covert Codeswitching in Immigrant Children from Russia, International Journal of Bilingualism. Discusses the principles and mechanisms of language attrition in a group of Russian immigrant children in the United States within the theoretical framework provided by the Matrix Language Frame model and its two submodels: the 4-M model and the Abstract Level model. Data are analyzed for the presence of bilingual production, such as codeswitching, convergence, and bare forms. Descriptors: Bilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Foreign Countries, Immigrants

Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. (2001). CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, October 2001. These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of October 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Stories include: Taliban update/tribal troubles, U.S. officials report progress in the financial war on terrorism, the U.S. condemns the latest attack of terrorism in India and tensions between India and Pakistan fuel an already volatile situation, President Bush outlines the framework for an economic stimulus plan, and the war against terrorism renews old alliances and establishes new ones (October 1-5); the U.S. and Great Britain attack Afghanistan, Pakistan reacts to the U.S. attacks against Afghanistan and Tom Ridge is sworn in as the U.S. Director of Homeland Security, two cases of anthrax are reported in Florida and the biotech industry steps up its efforts in the defense against bioterrorism, the U.S. continues its attack on Afghanistan and international aid agencies question the U.S.'s humanitarian airdrops in Afghanistan, and President Bush says the U.S. is making substantial progress in the war against terrorism (October 8-12); talk of bioterrorism has Americans on edge as the anthrax investigation continues, British and Palestinian leaders meet to talk about the Middle East, the Justice Department releases information about the anthrax letters, U.S. authorities pursue clues as the circle of anthrax exposure widens, and the APEC summit takes place (October 15-19); relations between the U.S. and Russia have changed since the Soviet-Afghan War, two deaths in Washington, DC may be anthrax-related, the anthrax investigation in the U.S. capital expands, the U.S. House passes a $100 billion economic stimulus package, and defense measures are being taken to deter against any future anthrax threats (October 22-26); "Ground Zero" is the site of a public memorial service, President Bush conducts the first formal meeting of the Homeland Security Council, and U.S. authorities warn Americans to be on high alert (October 29-31). Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion

Bron, Agnieszka, Ed.; Schemmann, Michael, Ed. (2001). Civil Society, Citizenship and Learning. Bochum Studies in International Adult Education, Volume 2. This second volume of the Bochum Studies in International Adult Education presents a variety of different perspectives on the topics of citizenship and civil society. Its goal is to give an overview of the European discourse on citizenship and civil society and on the discourse in some selected countries. Part I is comprised of the first of 14 articles, a keynote entitled "The Past, Present, and Future Prospects of Civil Society" (Jeffrey C. Alexander) that historically analyzes 3 concepts of civil society. Part II contains these five articles that concentrate on defining citizenship and civil society: "Balancing Universalism and Diversity: On Cultural Citizenship, Civil Society, and Adult Education" (Bryan Turner, Jennifer Ridden); "The Importance of Trust for Civil Society (Martin K.W. Schweer); "Learning Active Citizenship in or by Social Movements) (Luc Dekeyser); "Changing Relationship Between Globalization, Adult Education, and Citizenship" (Michael Schemmann); and "Learning for Democracy and Citizenship" (Agnieszka Bron). The five articles in Part III focus on the processes and development of civil societies in different national contexts. They are "Study Circles as Democratic Utopia: A Swedish Perspective" (Staffan Larsson); "In Search of a Model of Democracy in Poland" (Ireneusz Krzeminski); "Chances for a Reconstruction of Civil Society in Bosnia and Herzegovina Through Adult Learning" (Marcus Reinecke); "Civil Society and Its Enemies: The Case of Greece" (Skevos Papaioannou, Nikos Serdedakis); and "From Comrades to Citizens: Adult Education and the Transition in Russia" (W. John Morgan, Grigori Kljutcharev). Part IV's three articles consider issues important in relation to citizenship and learning. They are "Development and Democratization of the Public Sector" (Anders S. Andersen, Janne Gleerup, Katrin, Hjort, Finn M. Sommer); "The Ambiguities of Women's Political Citizenship in Belgium" (Berengere Marques-Pereira); and "Religious Encounter in the Field of Civil Society: Bridging the Jewish-Christian Divide" (Michal Bron, Jr.) A bibliography presents a selection of 58 books (1996-2000) and 27 articles from scientific journals (1998-2000) published on civil society, citizenship, and learning. Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship

Kabakchy, V. V. (1975). Letter from Russia, Elementary English. The Russian language has incorporated many English words into it and these enable the Russian people to understand more about the American culture than we understand of theirs. Descriptors: Elementary Education, Language Instruction, Russian, Second Language Learning

Rakow, Steven J. (1991). From Russia with Love, Science Scope. Teachers recount their experiences while attending the first joint Soviet/American Science Education Summit held at Moscow State University. Descriptors: Conferences, Science Education, Science Teachers, Secondary Education

Zakharchenko, Eugene Y.; Ksenzhonok, Nina V. (2000). An Open-Type School and Its Principles in Russia, International Journal of Leadership in Education. During this period of social and political transformation in the former Soviet Union, there is no typical Russian school. Open-type schools generally emphasize student self-development. Students' intellectual, personal, and spiritual upbringing depends on a school's socioeconomic, cultural, and environmental context. Teaching practices must be changed. Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries

Close Up Foundation, Alexandria, VA. (1999). Current Issues: Critical Policy Choices Facing the Nation and the World. 2000 Edition [and] Teacher's Guide. This student text and teacher's guide feature current events and policy issues that are in discussion today. The books offer background on important domestic and foreign policy issues and present arguments from both sides of key issues. The books are divided into three sections. Section 1, "The Federal Government," contains: (1) "The Clinton Administration"; (2) "The 106th Congress"; and (3) "The Supreme Court." Section 2, "Domestic Policy Issues," includes: (1) "The Federal Budget"; (2) "Constitutional Rights"; (3) "Crime and Drugs"; (4) "The Economy"; (5) "Education"; (6) "Health Care and Aging"; (7) "Immigration"; (8) "The Media"; (9) "Poverty"; and (10) "Women and Minorities." Section 3, "Foreign Policy Issues," contains: (1) "Defense"; (2) "Democracy and Human Rights"; (3)"The Global Environment"; (4) "International Trade"; (5) "Weapons Proliferation"; (6) "World Poverty and Foreign Aid"; (7) "East Asia"; (8) "Europe and Russia"; (9) "Latin America"; and (10) "The Middle East." A 60-item list of books and articles that provide further information and perspectives on many of the topics covered is given. The teacher's guide contains lesson plans for each unit. Also included are unit test materials, unit test answers, and student handouts. Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Current Events, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy

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