The article considers the trending concept of edutainment (a portmanteau of ‘education’ and ‘entertainment’), and studies the socio-cultural factors that have helped to spread such educational methods. The author demonstrates the concept’s relevance to teaching cultural studies at non-humanities universities; exemplifies it through her own experience of applying edutainment to coaching students’ research of the cultural heritage; describes the methodology of the educational experiment; and assesses its theoretical and practical results.
The article explores social and cultural context of historical development of the theory of gastronomy and the practices of gourmet cuisine. This process is interpreted as an effect of the cultural ideology based upon humanistic rhetoric, ideals of progress and aesthetic transformation of pleasure experience.
The ongoing reform of higher education in Russia requires finding new approaches to syllabus planning, new ways to manage and supervise students’ individual academic activities. Humanities are not limited to information transfer, they aim at developing students’ analytic abilities as well. Thus, the interaction between students and teachers becomes of utmost importance. The reform allows increasing the share of extramural activities, which creates a challenge of preserving interactivity. In the article, the author has considered cutting-edge interactive communication technologies that can help teachers coordinate students’ extramural studies and encourage their epistemic curiosity they need to absorb humanities.
In the article there is presented the speech aspect of professional communication in daily business and innovation interaction. The priority directions of the work on the components of communicative competence and speech literacy of specialist are determined (planning and the prognostication of speech situations, orienting for the partner, the improvement of communicative and speech culture).
The article deals with methodic aspects of development of students` creative abilities in humanity courses in technical universities. The complementary studies promoting creative self-realization of student’s person in art and culture spheres are presented.
In the given paper in terms of linguoculturological analysis of Saint Petersburg toponyms describes teaching aspects of innovation technologies in practice of Russian Language teaching.
This article is devoted to methodological aspects of modern computer technologies introduction to liberal arts teaching in technical higher school. Question of reasonability of lectures accompaniment by multimedia presentation is depicted. The experience of Russian Language and Culture of Speech lectures multimedia presentation creation is described in the article, recommendations to blocks of presentation preparation are given, some methods of working with Microsoft PowerPoint program with the help of which studying process could be done more effective, multisided, attractive, dynamic, possible to stimulate students’ creative activity are described.
This article represents one of approaches how to create refresher courses innovative modular programs. Modern higher school must ensure possibility of professional competence widening in new economical conditions. Speech strategic and tactics mastering is a foundation for self-actualization in the sphere of business communication.
The problems, appearing when compiling test materials for the students-foreigners of the economic professions, studying sphere of business communication, are analyzed in this article. The types of mistakes, allowed students in process of the performing the checking tasks, are systematized. It is offered the examples of the exercises, presented in test.
The article analyzes variants of innovative text understanding approach. Any text is not just a new portion of some concrete information encoded with a help of certain language means (lexical, grammar, syntactical), but also a complete mental-language situation. Possibility of its complex understanding becomes real only when a multisided approach is applied. Such approach must be based on all data specter alongside with such fields of knowledge as the humanity pertaining semiotics, philological hermeneutics and theory of text inclusion. Problems appearing when understanding of structural, compositional, stylistic and other text peculiarities is being taken place are revised.
The article depicts modern society demands from today's high tech specialist mobility and creative self-development. Liberal arts are facing the problem of development of these abilities. This creates a necessity in innovation processes for development and introduction of new humanitarian disciplines in technical colleges. Becoming part of European higher education space assumes familiarization with foreign liberal arts, in particular, world experience in rhetoric study. That's why modern technical college needs a course of foreign rhetoric with practice.
The article deals with interpretation of quotation (intertextual substance) in modern Russian speech and forming didactic principles in innovations aspect. Some practical materials concerning culturally significant information extraction are given.
The article deals with speech technique trainings organization for lecturers and scientists. Good command of the eloquence technique elements is a vital component of a successful speech performance. Perception of the speech sense depends on the voice strength and the speech speed. A person delivering a speech must have a clear articulation, pay a lot of attention to intervals in speech and have an ability to express with his voice the feelings and emotions relevant to the speech contents.
This article is devoted to the issue of IT technologies usage for teaching methods in humanities. The article is covering the experience of carrying out the linguistic creative contest among the students of the Mining Institute with the help of the soft «My test». Advantages and disadvantages of the mentioned programme for such kind of workshop are noted in the article. The conclusion for improving of teaching methods with the help of IT technologies is made.
This article is devoted a problem of creation of the mediatext as new format for presentation of the scientific information. On a material of culture of the 1930 which have marked transition from avant-garde to totalitarianism, the (video) picture reflecting leading tendencies of an epoch and the form of their artistic realisation is built.