FLL Faculty Fall 2016
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Irina V. Swain

Educational Technology Consultant

Teaching Assistant Professor
Russian, Global Understanding
252-328-2103 (phone)
252-328-6233 (fax)
Bate 3318 (office)
Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
East Carolina University Mailstop #556
Greenville, NC 27858-4353


Russian Studies



EdD Theory and Methodology of Teaching, Moscow State University, Russia
Foreign Language Teaching, Tomsk State Pedagogical University, Russia
English as a Foreign Language, Tomsk State Pedagogical University, Russia

Courses Taught

RUSS 1001, 1002, 2003, 2004: Russian Language
RUSS 2120: Intro to Russian Culture (online)
RUSS 2700: Russian, Intermediate Conversation
FORL 1060: Global Understanding Through Literature

Areas of Interest

Digital Humanities
Cultural Intelligence

Academic Publications

  • Fraser, B., Kresz, C., Swain, I. (2017), “Digital Barcelona: An interdisciplinary urban cultural studies digital project.” Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 4.1-2, pp. 195-206.
  • Luksha, I. (2007). “From Experience of English Speaking Club.” Foreign Languages in School 5, pp. 97-98.
  • Luksha, I. & Lirmak, Y. (2007). “Foreign Mass Media in Language Teaching.” Foreign Languages in School 2, pp. 69-71.
  • Luksha, I. & Solovova, E. (2006). “Pros and Cons for Using Non/Native English Speaking Teachers.” TSPU Herald 9(60), pp. 97-99.
  • Luksha, I. (2006). “Course Design: Press Language.” Languages in Modern World: The Fifth International Conference, pp. 454-458.
  • Luksha, I. & Primakoff, D. (2006). “English Speaking Club as an Alternative Educational Extracurricular Activity.” The Tenth Russian Conference of Postgraduate Students and Young Scientists "Science and Education", 2(3), pp. 8-10.
  • Luksha, I. & Lirmak, Y. (2005). “Authentic Language Materials and Technology in Language Teaching.” The Ninth Russian Conference of Postgraduate Students and Young Scientists “Science and Education”, 2(2), pp. 210-213.
  • Luksha, I. & Estes, T. (2005). “The Role of the Innovative Linguistic Center in Assisting Individual Student Work.” Collected Articles from The International Scientific and Methodological Conference on Educational Extracurricular Activity, pp. 139-142.
  • Luksha, I. (2004). “The Problems of Foreign Language Perception.” Collected Articles from The Third Russian Scientific and Methodological Conference, pp. 9-11.

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