Magazine’s content № 1 2009

Annotation №1–2009

Actual theme: 20th Century Russia: history course

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Alexander A. Danilov. “Teaching history in school”: answer the questions.

This interview highlights the process of working at the new generation textbooks and schoolbooks in general, and especially textbooks on Russian 20th century history. The author one of the most popular textbook series shares plans with readers and talk about difficulties which stood on the way of plan’s realization, characterize different parts of textbook complex and underline innovations.

Key terms: 20th Century Russian History textbook, training and methodical complex, activity approach, 20th Century Russian History.

Alexander Y. Morozov. 20th Century Russian History course as system of training tasks

In terms of development method historical content should be transformed for activate intellectual activity of students, target them on salvation of certain problems (training tasks). Obviously, disconnected training tasks would not form integral understanding of historical processes and objective laws. Therefore, it should be the system of training tasks. And system supposes multilevel structure and tight connection between its elements. In this article considers already developed system of training tasks for 20th Century Russian History course.

Key terms: 20th Century Russian History, development method, system of training tasks, training task.

Vladislav Y. Grosul. How USSR was formed?

Prerevolutionary Russia was the state with national movement getting strongly every decade, mooted entirety of country. Russia is very complicate compose country. It’s strongly different in case of nationality, confessional and geography. Its hard to find the single ideology for it, and historical practice shows off that Russian Idea should be supranational and supraconfessional. And this kind of idea was exploiting by the end of the 19th century – the idea of social truth, or socialism. It became the modification of further development of origin Russian idea of supremacy of truth and justice. This article exposes the essence and main stages of formation of the state idea.

Key terms: USSR formation, state construction, national idea, socialism.

Yuri V. Aksutin. 1937: ninth version.

Disputes around Great Purge are lasts for decades. There is at least eight versions on why did he resort to compulsion in the Great Terror years. This article gives wide historiography characteristic and classification of this phenomena and highlights new visions on the Great Terror.

Key terms: the Great Terror, repressions, totalitarianism.

Anatoly A. Alafaev. Hidden purposes of Stalin’s deportations.

The problem of deportation and repress and rehabilitate folks has draw attention of many scientists in recent years. They collect and analyze great empiric material that permits anew vision on origins and causes of state policy of deportation of different folks and ethnic groups. New theoretical conceptualization of such practice shows off that national repressions were undertakes selectively, by others criterions, strives to another hidden targets, about which writes the author of this material.

Key terms: deportation, repress folks, national repressions, nationalism.

Eduard N. Belskiy. Chief and elite: attempt of visualization of relationships.

The great importance of relationships between the head of state and ruling class in political development of every country (Russia including) is undoubtedly. It’s even more important in non-democratic states, when people are out of process of taking decisions, and decisions itself are results of inner-elite compromise. It refers to Soviet Union, political history of which is may be consider through relationships between chiefs and party nomenclature. Such analyze can help to realize (and explain students) the logic of political development of USSR, find the answers on key questions, such as causes of the Great Terror, removal of Khrushchev, long power of Brezhnev, Gorbachev’s ‘perestroika’. In this publication you will find an attempt to present stages of relationships between chiefs and party nomenclature in Soviet Union in schemes.

Key terms: elite, party nomenclature, schemes, political development.

History and society

Elena S. Shavlokhova. Making and evolution of authoritarian government in autocracy Russia.

Author shows that origins of authoritarian government in Russia were established in middle ages and were consequences of endless struggle for national independence. The way out of this situation was in centralization and consolidation of power and whole system of administration. Important role in this process act tradition of obedience to tsar’s will. Centuries-long history of monarchy in Russia the last does not produced any kind of self-defense, so it has no abilities to identify and correctly assess tendentious of social development, satisfied its growing needs, and finally went on crisis.

Key terms: monarchy, authoritarian government, centralization of power.

Valery V. Vyatkin. Three epochs in state–church dialogue.

This article considers the kinds of dialogue between state and church in 19th, 20th, and early 21th: synodal, soviet and post-soviet. Different models of relationships and consequences of it are also considers.

Key terms: church, state, state–church relationships, synodal system.

Helen I. Dupate, Eugenie N. Panin. “Fifth column” of Hitlerite Germany in Latvia in early 1940-s

Objective restore of 1940-s Latvian history is one of most important stage in study of history of this country. Only with the beginning of democratization it became possible to study early forbidden problems, connected with Russian history.

Key terms: Latvian history, Fifth column, nationalism, national minority group.


Svetlana L. Frolova. Diagnostic of professional ideals.

As long as priority target of Conception of Russian educational system modernization until 2010 is rise of its quality, the problem of development of criterion of quality become very serious. The term “education quality” was introduced in 1998. Since that time scientists and teachers tries to give large-scale version of this concept. This article considers this problem.

Key terms: modernization of educational system, criterions of education quality, professional ideals.

Nicolay N. Idatchikov. Political information as method to actualize knowledge on history lessons

The problem of actualization knowledge is very keen for modern school. History, as the closest to politic, should demonstrate students its actuality as a tool of perception reality. This aim should be resolve systematically begins with formation of motivation to research activity, practice to link historical knowledge with to-day events, considers the last as consequences rooted in past. Here we may back to Soviet experience of political information (“politinform”) and it may help us solve the problem.

Key terms: actualization knowledge, political information, methods of teaching.

Yevgeniy Ye. Vyazemsky, Olga Y. Strelova. Dictionary of terms of historical education.

Article considers the modern understanding of terminological base used by teachers and methodists.

Key terms: methods of teaching, dictionary, terms.

Integrate testing

Yuri N. Mostyaev. Integrate testing on Society: the on looking

For author, university lecturer for social and political disciplines, whose work is to deal with students already undergone Integrate testing, this article was real attempt to look at this kind of graduate exam sideway, identify positive and negative features, and its consequences for higher education.

Key terms: Integrate testing on Society.

Olga M. Khlitina. Tasks of Integrate testing on History on analyze of historic versions and assess.

This article considers Tasks of Integrate testing on History on analyze of historic versions and assess (C5). Its highlights the place in complex of Integrate testing tasks system target on skill-checking, the way its format change during experiment, the problems of examination its results and, finally, directions of evolution of its structure and content. Author considers Integrate testing on History materials and tries to give answers on these questions.

Key terms: Integrate testing on History, tasks, historic versions and assess.

Today in magazine – Tomorrow in class

Alexander S. Mitkin. Realization of didactic circle technology on history lessons

Didactic circle technology direct on organization of active adoption of new educational material. The origins of this technology were put by L.Y. Zorina (1989) in her theory of didactic circle of educational process. Didactic circle is unity of linked elements of educational process, structural unit of educational process, which possess all its features. The lesson according to this technology should contain all features of educational process. This article considers theory and practice of realization of the didactic circle technology in educational process.

Key terms: Didactic circle, technology of teaching, activity approach.

Books and journals

Svetlana V. Vasilyeva. History of Old Believers in modern Russian school-texts (critical marks on actual theme)

Today, when religious problems in common sense and science often identify with national problems, and spirituality and culture comes down to religion, studying of Old Believers world view basis become actual. There is a lot of school-texts on this matter, pertly considers in this article. In the center of author’s attention are textbooks using in Russian schools, view the period since Patriarch Nikon reform to the modern times.

Key terms: Old Believers, textbooks and school-texts, spiritual culture, history of religion.

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Index of articles for 2008

Опубликовано в Журнал в 2009 году.

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