Elena Doshlygina, PhD

Elena Doshlygina, PhD
Applied Associate Professor of Russian
College of Arts & Sciences
Language and Literature
918-631-2511 Website Oliphant Hall Room 178

Education

PhD – Moscow State Pedagogical University MA – Sverdlovsk Pedagogical Institute BA – Sverdlovsk Pedagogical Institute

Bio

Elena Doshlygina uses the affective-semantic approach in teaching Russian. The affective-semantic approach focuses on the integrated wholeness of the psychological processes which condition speech behavior. This methodology is designed to unleash reserve capacities residing in the personality and to utilize the affective aspects of language learning.
Her philosophy of teaching has been implemented in Anne S. Woolslayer Russian studies classroom, which was designed and set to ensure effective learning and teaching. In a stress-free environment students learn 5-10 times faster, not even knowing about it.

Research Interests

Innovative Methods of Teaching Languages
Cross-cultural Communication
Cultural Studies

Teaching Interests

Uses the affective-semantic approach in teaching Russian; this methodology is designed to unleash reserve capacities residing in the personality and to utilize the affective aspects of language learning: in a stress-free environment students learn 5-7 times faster, not even knowing about it.

Courses Taught

  • Special Topics in Russian
  • Intermediate Russian II
  • Russian Culture
  • Independent Study