On the Role of Social Networks in the Adaptation of Foreign Students to a New Educational Environment

The article is timely because of the challenges that modern Russian system of higher education faces in the field of enrollment and training international students. The aim of the article is to study the possibilities for creating friendly educational environment for international students in a Russian university by the active use of social nets. It analyzes international student’s dynamics, explores the goal of educational services export, and describes the experience of Orenburg State University in the use of social nets to create a positive image in the international arena.

Experience of Adaptation of Mainstream Events in the Organization of Students' Extracurricular Activities (the Case Study of Creating, Training and Implementing an Intelligent-Entertaining Game "Geoquiz")

In the modern structure of education, there are a large number of difficulties and “pitfalls” that make teachers significantly change the process of not only classroom, but also extracurricular activities. The modern student team is quite difficult to convince of the need to participate in extracurricular activities, since some infantilism, as well as the “imposed introvert syndrome” dictated by modern realities, does not allow children to open up and to leave the comfort zone.

Academic Disease History in Clinical Departments: Specificity, Innovation, Methodological Potential of Application, and Prospects of Use

Objective: to study the feasibility of writing academic disease history by students, as well as the need of its correcting in accordance with the scheme of the history of the disease, in connection with innovative technologies in teaching, introduction of electronic medical records and modern software into practical work. Materials and methods: at the Department of Faculty Surgery and Oncology of V. I.

Learning as Conversion in Classic and Christian Traditions

The article considers the option of training as an appeal to a new system of views, leading to a change in worldview and self-understanding. The idea of such a pedagogical transformation arises in antiquity, and then in its own way is rethought in Christianity, on the basis of which medieval ideas about pedagogy are formed. The development of the idea of education as a transformation, a qualitative change in the personality of the student is traced in the transition from the metaphor of “re-volution” to the concept of “conversion”.

Opportunities of Educational Robotics for The Formation of Creative Abilities of High School Students (based on the Analysis of Russian and Foreign Experience)

The article is devoted to the study of the educational robotics' potential, capable of ensuring the formation of students’ creative abilities. Particular attention is paid to the use of modern means of robotics within the framework of a developing subject-oriented learning environment (based on mechatronics, a set of case studies, etc.), the use of educational robotics as part of STEM education, and project activities that ensure the targeted development of students’ creative abilities.

Study of the Conditions for the Formation of Social Attitudes of Teachers to Inclusive Education and Children with Disabilities in Foreign Scientific Journals

The purpose of this article is to consider the foreign experience of studying the conditions for the formation of social attitudes. The article covers the problem of studying conditions for the formation of teaches' attitude to inclusive education. The offered data show the importance of the research as teachers are social and psychological phenomena reflecting a unified motivational system of professional activity and affecting its efficiency. There is a lack of works on studying the attitude of teachers to inclusive education in Russia's science.

The Problem of Future Teachers' Readiness to Use Health Preserving Technologies

The paper deals with the problem of developing in students of pedagogical universities readiness to improve schoolchildren’s health by means of physical culture. It is emphasized that deterioration in the health of the younger generation is a pressing issue nowadays. As “school risk factors” have strong negative influence on the health of schoolchildren, health preserving activity must become a responsibility of every teacher. The study is aimed at revealing readiness of teachers to use health preserving technologies during their lessons.

Development of Professionally Significant Physical Qualities by Means of Physical Recreation of Students

The article substantiates the need to integrate general education and vocational training of specialists in higher education institutions by introducing self-study in physical recreation. The novelty of the research was that during physical education classes the teacher trained the female students of an experimental group to be able to use the opportunities of physical recreation for developing professionally significant physical qualities independently, without the interaction with the teacher.

Genesis of the Problem of Preparing Students for Intercultural Interaction in the Pedagogical Science of the Post-War Soviet Period

The article is devoted to the consideration of the historiography of the problem of preparing students for intercultural interaction from the standpoint of the subject-integrated learning technology. The first post-war years were chosen as the time period – from the mid 40s of the XX century till the end of the 60s of the same century.