Didactic Potential of Oxford Tutorial


The goal of higher education individualization demands to study existing effective individual forms of teaching and to find ways of their implementation into Russian universities teaching and learning process. The research of a special teaching phenomenon – Oxford tutorial – allows eliciting its characteristic features and suggesting ways of its implementation. Modern authentic sources have been analyzed, Oxford university experienced tutors’ points of view have been synthesized, a classical tutorial definition is given. Possibilities of using this form of teaching in Russian universities are studied and ways of some tutorial elements implementation in academic and scientific supervising are offered.


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