Department of Cultural and Ukrainian Studies

Head of the Department:
Olha TURHAN, Professor, Doctor of Philological Sciences

 

Historical Reference

The Department was founded in 2004. From the beginning, it was headed by Professor Olha Turhan.

 

Educational Disciplines

  • History of Ukraine and Ukrainian Culture — first year of the Medical Faculty No. 1 (specialty "Medicine"); first year of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialties "Medicine", "Pediatrics"); first year of the Medical Faculty No. 3 (specialties "Dentistry", "Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy"); first yearh of the Pharmaceutical Faculty (specialties "Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy", "Technology of Perfume-Cosmetic Preparations", both full-time and part-time); first year of the International Faculty No. 2 (English, Ukrainian, Russian mediums of instruction).
  • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes — first year of the Medical Faculty No. 1 (specialty "Medicine"); first year of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialties "Medicine", "Pediatrics", "Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment"); first year of the Medical Faculty No. 3 (specialties "Dentistry", "Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy"); first yearh of the Pharmaceutical Faculty (specialties "Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy", "Technologies of Perfume-Cosmetic Preparations", both full-time and part-time); first year of the International Faculty No. 2 (English, Russian mediums of instruction).
  • Ukrainian as Foreign Language — first, second and third years of the International Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Medicine").
  • Pedagogics and Psychology — second year of the Medical Faculty No. 3 (specialty "Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy).
  • Reasearch Methodology — Master's stage of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment").
  • Pedagogics and Teaching Methods in Higher Education — Master's stage of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment").
  • Technology of Planning and Registration of Intellectual Property Rights. Presentation of Research Results — third stage of PhD training (specialties "Dentistry", "Medicine", "Pharmacy", "Pediatrics").
  • Elective Online Course Communication Training — fourth year of the Pharmaceutical Faculty (specialties "Pharmacy", "Technology of Perfume-Cosmetic Preparations").
  • Elective Online Course Basics of Social Psychology — third year of the Medical Faculty No. 1 (specialty "General Medicine"); third year of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Pediatrics").
  • Elective Online Course Medicine and Art — third year of the Medical Faculty No. 1 (specialty "General Medicine"); third year of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Pediatrics").
  • Elective Online Course Basics of Christian Morality — third, fifth and sixth years of the Medical Faculty No. 1 (specialty "General Medicine"); third year of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Pediatrics"); third year of the Medical Faculty No. 3 (specialty "Dentistry"), fourth and fifth years of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "General Medicine").
  • Elective Online Course Basics of Pedagogics — first year of the Medical Faculties.
  • Elective Online Course Communication Psychology — first year of the Medical Faculties.
  • Elective Online Course Theory and Practice of Professional Communication — first year of the Medical Faculties.
  • Elective Online Course Academic Integrity — third stage of PhD training (specialties "Dentistry", "Medicine", "Pharmacy", "Pediatrics").
  • Pedagical Practical Training — Master's stage of the Medical Faculty No. 2 (specialty "Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment").
  • Adavanced Training on Ukrainian Language for lecturers.
  • Ukrainian Language and Literature for students of the Preparatory Faculty.
  • School of Young Teacher.

Department of Pediatric Diseases

 

Educational and Methodical Work

  • In accordance with the academic curricula and taking into account the Bologna Declaration, work programs, syllabi from all disciplines, original (including multimedia) lectures in Ukrainian, Russian and English were created, topics of seminars, practical classes, independent and individual work of students were developed.
  • Methodical recommendations on the taught disciplines have been issued for full-time and part-time students.
  • The Department created sets of tests for final and module examsfor effective assessment of knowledge and skills of students, developed tasks for independent work in the disciplines "History of Ukraine and Ukrainian Culture", "Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes", "Ukrainian as Foreign Language", "Pedagogics and Psychology", "Research Rethodology", "Pedagogics and Teaching Methods in Higher Education".
  • Complex tests on "Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes" for students of the Pharmaceutical Faculty and the Medical Faculty No. 2 (Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment), and on "Pedagogics and Teaching Methods in Higher Education" (for Masters).
  • The Department developed following online courses for individual training:

    • History of Ukraine and Ukrainian Culture;
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes;
    • Research Methodology;
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes (Medicine);
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes (Dentistry);
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes (Pharmacy);
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes (Pharmacy, part-time);
    • Ukrainian Language for Specific Purposes (Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment);
    • Pedagogics and Psychology (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy).

 

Scientific Directions and Achievements

  • The staff of the Department works on the research "Text as Phenomenon of Culture: Issues of Genre, Style, Artistic Information".
  • Professor Olha Turhan is an opponent during defenses of doctoral and candidate dissertations, a member of the Editorial Board of scientific periodicals.
  • Professor Tetiana Hrebeniuk is an opponent during defenses of doctoral and candidate dissertations, a member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journal and a member of the European Narratology Network.
  • Lectureres of the Department take an active part in the work of national and international conferences and congresses, have numerous scientific publications in professional journals. They constanly participate in national and international scientific conferences, publish scientific articles, reviewed works on the theory and history of Ukrainian literature and teaching materials in the humanities.
  • Under the guidance of lecturers of the Department, meetings of the section of humanities are held within the annual Conferences of Young Scientists and Students, which is held at ZSMU.
  • Lecturers of the Department manage the research work of students: preparation for participation in the All-Ukrainian competition of scientific student works, in the Olympiad in profile disciplines.
  • In 2019, a seminar-meeting on "Actual Issues of Organizing Educational Process in Discipline "Ukrainian (Russian) as Foreign Language" in HEI of Ministry of Health of Ukraine" was held on the basis of the Department.

 

Cooperation with Other Institutions

The Department cooperates (participation in scientific conferences and exchange of information) with the Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic), Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland), Mogilev State A. Kuleshov University (Belarus), as well as with numerous Ukrainian universities.

Associate Professor Yurii Hanoshenko took part in an international project to compile a dictionary "Leksykon aktywnej frazeologii polskiej i ukraińskiej" (Roman Tymoshuk, Wojciech Sosnowski, Maciej Jaskot, Yurii Ganoshenko; Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities).

 

Pedagogic and Organizational Activities

Lecturers of the Department annually conduct:

  • rector's dictation for freshmen in the Ukrainian language;
  • Radiodictation of National Unity;
  • celebration of the Day of Ukrainian Literature and Language;
  • Ukrainian language courses for ZSMU lecturers;
  • 1st stage of the Petro Jacik All-Ukrainian Competition in Ukrainian Language;
  • 1st stage of the Taras Shevchenko International Language and Literature Competition;
  • student Olympiad in Ukrainian language.

Their winners take part in the All-Ukrainian student Olympiads and competitions of scientific works in the Ukrainian Language and Cultural Studies.

Literary and artistic events dedicated to the memory of leading figures of Ukrainian and world culture are regularly organized and held. For example, in December 2016, the Department held a University Literary and Artistic Event dedicated to the anniversary of the birth of Ivan Franko.

The Department organizes the celebration of significant dates in the history of Ukrainian culture in the form of lectures, round tables, wall newspapers.

 

Address: Academic Building No. 3, 24 Maiakovskyi Ave., Zaporizhzhia, 69035, Ukraine

69035, Maiakovskyi avenue 26, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
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