Didactic potential of MOOCs in teaching Russian as a foreign language

Keywords: foreign students, communicative competence, mass open online course, Russian as a foreign language.

Abstract

The article is devoted to the description of mass open online courses «Read. Listen. Speak» and «Verbs of motion in Russian language», intended for foreign students at the pre-university stage of training. The article presents an analysis of the lexical and grammatical content of presentation and video materials of the proposed training courses, presents a system of tasks from basic to advanced levels, and also offers practical recommendations on the use of various methodological techniques in teaching Russian as a foreign language to foreign students. The authors analyzed the forms of organization of the activities of all subjects of the distance learning process, revealed the didactic potential of mass open online courses as promising distance technologies in teaching Russian as a foreign language.

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Author Biographies

Irina A. Dinevich, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russian Federation.

 PhD, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of the Russian Language Department No.2, Russian Language Institute, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russian Federation.

Anna S. Ivanova, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russian Federation.

PhD, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of the Russian Language Department No.2, Russian Language Institute, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russian Federation.

Marina N. Kunovski, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Russian Federation.

PhD, Assistant Professor, Head of the Russian Language Department No.2, Russian Language Institute, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Russian Federation.

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Published
2023-11-30
How to Cite
Dinevich, I. A., Ivanova, A. S., & Kunovski, M. N. (2023). Didactic potential of MOOCs in teaching Russian as a foreign language. Amazonia Investiga, 12(71), 126-137. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2023.71.11.11
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