Woronzoff-Dashkoff, Alexander (Director, Russian School), 1996
Scope and Contents
1 interview with Alexander Woronzoff-Dashkoff, Director of the Russian School. Woronzoff-Dashkoff discussed how he started as director of the Russian language school; a typical week in Russian school; language pledge; what kind of people come to Russian language schools; native vs. American teachers; selection of instructors; Russian language school courses; Russian language placement exams; importance of teaching culture; Russian Politics; how media affects enrollment; student faculty relationship; future opportunities for Russian students; study abroad; summer and winter schools working together; marketing of SLS; how Red Scare and Cold War affect Russian students; Russian literature; difficulties for first year students; what he wants students to get out of the program; and student assessment.
- Creation: 1996
- Woronzoff-Dashkoff, A. (Alexander) (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Alexander Woronzoff-Dashkoff served as Director of the summer Russian School at Middlebury College.
From the Collection: 147+ Objects
1 audio cassette
Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-12