Bibliography: Russia (page 136 of 140)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized for the Russia is NOT the Enemy website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Anna-Maija Puroila, J. D. Morison, Bob Travica, Gertrude Berger, Harry Daniels, Becky L. Glass, Bruce F. Adams, Alison Kelly, Sherry T. La Boon, and Brian Cameron.

Hanson, Earl (1979). Leo Tolstoy: Pedagogue and Storyteller of Old Russia, Language Arts. Provides a history of Leo Tolstoy's writing of children's literature and a bibliography of children's books containing translations of Tolstoy's stories.   [More]  Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Literary History

Berger, Gertrude (1993). The Morale of Teachers in Crisis: Russia 1992, Journal of Research and Development in Education. Part two of a longitudinal study investigated teachers' morale during the Russian political and economic crisis of 1992. Surveys revealed the significance of age and workplace on teacher morale. Teachers ages 29-59 working in specialized schools were more optimistic than teachers older than 60 working in regular schools. Descriptors: Age, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Foreign Countries

Ioffe, Gregory (1993). From Russia with Journals: Writing Enhances Dialogue in Seminars, College Teaching. A Russian scholar anticipating language difficulties in teaching a seminar on the former Soviet Union in the United States used journal writing to improve communication. It was found that the journals helped monitor student attention and comprehension and was useful in adjusting teaching strategies to student styles and abilities. Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Grading

Morison, J. D. (1969). Educational Expansion and Revolution in Russia, 1801-1917, Paedagogica Historica. This article emphasizes that any general explanation of the Russian revolution of 1917 cannot afford to ignore the history of education inside the country during the preceding century. Descriptors: Activism, Civil Liberties, Educational Administration, Educational History

Travica, Bob; Cronin, Blaise (1996). The Business Web in Russia: Usability for the Western User, Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting. Explores business-related sites on the Russian Web and estimates usability for the Western user by focusing on the following: type of businesses; language on sites; communication capability; and response time of site servers. Findings suggest the Russian Web is more usable in terms of language and communication capability than ordering capability and response time. Descriptors: Business, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Information Retrieval

Slavik, Susan (1970). Ivan Reads; An Examination of Children's Libraries in Russia, Top News. Reprinted from the PNLA (Pacific Northwest Library Association) Quarterly, v33 n3 p11-15, Spring 1969. Descriptors: Children, Library Instruction, Library Services

La Boon, Sherry T. (1995). Community Education in Russia: A Laboratory for Learning Democracy, Community Education Journal. Because community education is both collectivist and democratic, it would allow Russians to continue collectivist traditions, give them a format for addressing specific social problems, and clear up misconceptions about democracy. Descriptors: Community Education, Democracy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries

Adams, Bruce F. (1989). Teaching about Russia and the Soviet Union in Secondary Schools, History Teacher. Suggests themes in Russian history that can be integrated into existing history, social studies, civics, or religion classes. Expounds on the following themes: agriculture and collectivization, police force and legality, Jews and dissidence, plurality and ideology, and the arms race. Provides bibliographic sources. Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Bibliographies, Civics, Communism

Daniels, Harry; Lunt, Ingrid (1993). Vygotskian Theory and Special Education Practice in Russia, Educational Studies. Discusses tensions and dilemmas that arise in the implementation of Vygotskian psychology. Analyzes the development of special educational needs and practice in the former Soviet Union and compares this with similar changes in England and Wales. Uses interviews in Russian schools and Moscow State University to illustrate the analysis. Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational History

Glass, Becky L.; Stolee, Margaret K. (1987). Family Law in Soviet Russia, 1917-1945, Journal of Marriage and the Family. Discusses the intent and consequences of family law codes decreed in Soviet Union between 1917 and 1945, examining whether postrevolutionary government intended to destroy the family. Notes that Soviet policymakers did not achieve consensus on the issue of the family's role in socialist state, and legislation did not successfully alter citizens' attitudes and behavior as envisioned. Descriptors: Attitudes, Family Role, Foreign Countries, Government (Administrative Body)

Enalieva, N. I. (1995). Child Labor and Industrial Apprenticeship in Prerevolutionary Russia, Russian Education and Society. Provides a historical overview of the prerevolutionary Russian government's attempts at youth vocational education. Although the people favored these efforts, political opposition often weakened the policy. Entrepreneurial vocational schools and school/business cooperative efforts flourished in this environment. Briefly discusses selected schools and relevant pedagogical theory. Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Child Labor, Cooperative Education, Economic Impact

Leitner, Erich, Ed. (1998). Educational Research and Higher Education Reform in Eastern and Central Europe: Studies in Comparative Education, Volume 6. The conference papers examine higher education reforms in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe from several research perspectives: political, economic, pedagogical, and sociological. Papers are organized in three sections: Higher Education Policies and Institutional Change; Central European Higher Education in Transition; and Higher Education Reforms in Eastern Europe. Titles are: (1) "Social Changes, Politics and Higher Education" (Claudius Gellert); (2) "Knowledge about Higher Education for Its different Stakeholders" (Maurice Kogan); (3) "Researchers and Policy Makers in Higher Education in East Central Europe" (Don Westerheijden); (4) "Institutional Innovations in Higher Education in East and Central Europe–a Progress Report" (Peter Darvas); (5) "Adaption Processes at Universities: Organizational Implications of a Complex Environment" (Barbara Sporn); (6) "Typical Features of Education and Education Reforms in Central Europe" (Jana Hendrichova); (7) "The Power of the Professoriate-Politics and Higher Education Reform in Austria" (Erich Leitner); (8) "Autonomy of Higher Education Institutions and Reforms–the Polish Case" (Ireneusz Bialecki); (9) "Academic Staff Facing a Changing University" (Elzbieta Wnuk-Lipinska); (10) "Changes in the Market of Educational Services in Poland" (Ewa Szemborska); (11) "New Challenges of Tertiary Education in East-Central Europe" (Tamas Kozma); (12) "Policy-Development and Educational Research: The Hungarian Experience" (Janos Setenyi); (13) "Renewal of Higher Education in Slovenia with Special Attention to Quality" (Sonja Kump); (14) "The Progress of Education and Higher Education Reform in Slovakia" (Maria Hrabinska); (15) "Intellectual Elite and Population of Russia about Problems of Education and Personnel Training" (Natalia Kovaleva); (16) "Development of Higher Education Reform in the Ukraine" (Igor Folvarochny); (17) "Higher Education in Romania: The Imperatives of Reform New Paradigms, New Options, New Strategies" (Ioan Neacsu); (18) "Higher Education Reform in Bulgaria" (Nickolay Popov). (Individual papers contain references.) Descriptors: Change Strategies, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Environment

Cameron, Brian (1978). To Be a Child in Russia: One Australian's View, Australian Journal of Early Childhood. This paper provides a short commentary on some aspects of Russian childhood, especially parental attitudes, and parent/child/school/community relationships.   [More]  Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Conformity, Educational Programs, Family Attitudes

Kelly, Alison; Washtell, Anne (1996). "Developmental Education" in Russia, Early Child Development and Care. Describes retraining of Russian teachers in Vygotskian perspectives as an educational innovation. Contextualizes movement toward Vygotsky in Russian education and begins assessing its implications for the Western context. Implications include rethinking the teacher's role in the classroom as socially constituted and reconsidering the nature of classroom interaction. Descriptors: Cultural Context, Developmental Stages, Elementary Education, Interpersonal Relationship

Hujala, Eeva, Ed.; Puroila, Anna-Maija, Ed. (1998). Towards Understanding Leadership in Early Childhood Context: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis, E Scientique Rerum Socialium 35. Recognizing the importance of leadership in determining the quality of early care and education programs, the International Leadership Project (ILP) was initiated in 1996 to develop an understanding of cross-cultural perspectives on leadership, to develop a conceptual framework of leadership, and to develop cross-cultural methodologies for examining leadership. This volume is based on papers presented at a 1997 meeting in Finland of the project's international research group and focuses on theoretical and methodological perspectives in researching leadership. Following an introduction and background to ILP (Eeva Hujala and Anna-Maija Puroilla), the chapters are: (1) "Problems and Challenges in Cross-Cultural Research" (Eeva Hujala); (2) "Cross-Cultural Methodologies in Early Childhood Education" (Manjula Waniganayake); (3) "Theoretical Perspectives on Educational Leadership" (Veijo Nivala); (4) "Contextual and Situational Perspectives on Leadership in Early Education Centres" (Kirsti Karila); (5) "Action Research in Early Childhood Settings throughout the World" (Jillian Rodd); (6) "Two Conceptions of Action Research: A Continuation of Traditional Social Research and a New, Critical Social Science" (Jouni Peltonen and Terhi Halonen); (7) "Leadership in Early Childhood in Australia: A National Review" (Manjula Waniganayake); (8) "An International Study of Leadership in Early Childhood: The Australian Perspective" (Manjula Waniganayake, Terry Nienhuys, Anthoula Kapsalakis, and Romana Morda); (9) "Leadership in Early Childhood in England: A National Review" (Jillian Rodd); (10) "Towards Understanding Leadership in the Context of Finnish Early Childhood" (Eeva Hujala, Kirsti Karila, Veijo Nivala, Anna-Maija Puroila); (11) "Peculiarities of Early Education Leadership in Russia (the Republic of Karelia)" (Olga Melnik and Olga Sizova); and (12) "Surveying Leadership in United States Early Care and Education: A Knowledge Base and Typology of Activity" (Catherine Rosemary, Kathleen Roskos, Christina Owendoff, and Colleen Olson). Each chapter contains references.   [More]  Descriptors: Action Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Day Care

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