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Staff :: Uvsh Purev, PhD


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Mongolian Language Developer, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR)
Address: Eigenmann Hall 720, Bloomington IN 47406
E-mail: puvsh@indiana.edu


Education History
• State Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow, Russia 1987 - 1990
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), “Psychological and Methodological
Perspectives of Teaching Foreign Languages to Adults”
• State Pedagogical University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1972 - 1977
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Russian language and literature
• High school # 2, Bayan- Ulgii province, Mongolia 1963 - 1969
• Elementary school, Bulgan sum, Khovd province, Mongolia 1959 - 1963

Work Experience
• Assistant Mongolian Language Developer, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2017 - present
• Visiting Scholar, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2012 - present
• Head of training unit of the School of Management, Academy of Management (AoM), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2010 - 2012
• Researcher and Lecturer, Academy of Management (AoM), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2008 - 2010
• Director, School of Social Sector Management, Academy of Management (AoM), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2000 - 2008
• Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages, AoM, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1995 - 2004
• Principal and Founder, the Education Program, AoM, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1996 - 2000
• Principal, Consulting and Research Unit, Institute of Administration and Management Development (IAMD), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1996 - 1998
• Researcher, Institute of Administration and Development Management, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1994 - 1996
• Training Manager, Academy of Government and Social Research, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1992 - 1994
• Senior Lecturer, Academy of Political Science, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1990 - 1992
• Lecturer, School of the Party, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1977 - 1987

Research and other related activities
• Project Coordinator, “Research on improving civil servants’ foreign language knowledge and preparing training methods” upon request of the Mongolian Government, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2004
• Member of the project team, “Developing a textbook on human development”, UN Development Program (UNDP), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2004
• Project Coordinator, “The current issues related to Mongolian families and the prospective trends”, UN Population Fund and Ministry of Social Welfare and Labor, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2003
• Project Advisor, “Quality of and access to public services” upon request of the Mongolian Government, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2003
• National Project Coordinator, “Determining the necessity for UN trainings on population, gender and development”, UN Population Fund, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 1999-2002
• Project Director, “The psychological basis of Mongolian families” upon request of the Mongolian Government, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 1994-1996

Professional Seminars and Trainings
• “Research Methodology in Education” Indiana University, School of Education, Bloomington, USA, 2006
• “Strengthening Institutional Capacity in Population and Health Research and Training in the Asian Region” regional seminar, Bangkok, Thailand, 2004
• “Population, Gender and Development” training, the Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003
• “Administration of Public Education” research training, Russian Academy of Civil Servants under the President of Russia, Moscow, Russia, 2003 and 2004
• “Dealing with Issues of Population and Gender” research training, Mumbai Institute for Population Studies, Mumbai, India, 2002
• “Educational Reform and Educational Policies” international training, Korean Overseas International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Seoul, Korea, 2002
• “Education, Economics, Computer Technology and Trade” international training, Perth Technology University, Perth, Australia, 1998
• “Public Administration” international training, Swedish Institute for Public Administration (SIPU International), Stockholm, Sweden, 1996

Academic Publications (selected)
1. The Ten Directors of the Academy of Management that I Know, (in Mongolian) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2014
2. History of American Higher Education, (in Mongolian), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2014
3. Genghis Khan’s Greatest General: Subotai the Valiant by Richard A. Gabriel (translation into Mongolian), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2013
2 American Education, (in Mongolian) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2012
3 “Current Situation and Trends in Preparing Education Managers in American Universities,” Theory and Practices Issues of Management, 2012, pp. 98-107
4 American Articles, (in Mongolian) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2012
5 Social Policy (handbook), (co-author), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2009
6 Explaining Teachers the Features of Andragogical Teaching Methods, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2009
7 Organizational Behavior, (co-author), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2010, 2004
8 Textbook of Human Development, (co-author), published under the sponsorship of the UN Development Program, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004
9 “The Origin, Features, and Models of Andragogy” in Educational Sector Management, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004 (2), pp. 3-17
10 Mongolian Family: Development, Changes and Future, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004
11 State Policy Toward Families in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004
12 English-Mongolian and Mongolian-English mini Dictionary, with Tserenchunt Legden Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2016, 2004, 1999
13 Rhetoric Handbook, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004
14 Basics of Leadership, (translation into Mongolian), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2003
15 Mongolian Family (handbook for military officers with NGO “Gal Golomt”) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2003, 2004
16 Self Manual for Learning English, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001
17 “Theoretical Models of Developing a School- International Experience” in Educational Sector Management, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2003 (1), pp. 3-9
18 Analysis of Theoretical and Methodological Issues relating to the Research to Define the Necessity of a Training on the Topic “Demography, Gender and Development,” Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2003
19 Few Issues of Andragogical Theories and Methodologies, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2001
20 Trainer’s Handout— “The Hearth and the Family” Training, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2001
21 Advice to Teachers on Contemporary Teaching Methodology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2000
22 Psychology of Communications, (First Volume), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1997
23 “Developing an Exercise System for Mongolian adults learning written Russian” (in Russian) in Research Volume of State Pedagogical Institute of Russian Language, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1990 (1)
24 “Psychological and Physiological Features of Productive Linguistic Skills—Speaking and Writing, and factoring these features in teaching Russian Language” (in Russian) in Research Volume of Higher School of the Party, Special Edition, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1988
25 “Working on Mistakes Is an Essential Condition for Improving the Quality of Teaching Russian Language to Mongolian Subjects” (in Russian) in Research Volume of Higher School of the Party, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1985 (17)
26 “Inter-national Communicational Language” in Lenin’s Path Newspaper, Bayanhongor province, Mongolia 1982 (10)
27 Russian Language Handbook for Reading (co-author), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1982, 5 printing pages (in Mongolian)
28 Thirty Lessons in Russian Language, (Series in Red Star Newspaper), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1981-1982
29 Handbook for Translation (Russian-Mongolian) (co-author), Ulaanbaatar., 1978, 5 printing pages (in Mongolian and Russian)

Conference presentations and speeches (Selected)
1. “The Foundations of Success,” Workshop for young professionals organized by Tsahim Urtuu of North America (TUNA) and Mongolian Cultural Organization, Ann Arbor, MI 2016
2. “Current Situation and Trends of Business Education in the USA,” at the Research Conference Dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of the Academy of Management, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2014
3. Discussion notes on “Chinese Family Religion: Prospects for the 21st Century” by Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew, Antalya, Turkey 2011
4. “On Issues and Developmental Tendency of Mongolian Families Living Abroad,” Fourth Conference of Mongolian Studies, Washington, DC 2010
5. “Mongolian Families Living Abroad—Development, Lifestyle and State Policy Towards Them” at “Issues Around Mongolians’ Immigration”, International Research Conference, University of Science and Technology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2009
6. “Examining State Policy towards Families” in “Mongolian Families’ Current Status and Trends” organized by Educational Foundation of Turkey and the Academy of Management, International Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2009
7. “The Inevitable Need to Improve Public Servants’ Foreign Language Skills” speech at and publication in Social Sector Management: Traditions, Developments and Trends (Collection of Presentations at the Research Conference Dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Academy of Management), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004, pp. 81-91
8. “The Status and Future Trends of Mongolia’s Family Studies” speech at and publication in Trends in Contemporary Mongolia’s Family Development (Collection of Presentations at the Second Research Conference on Trends in Contemporary Mongolia’s Family Development), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2004, pp. 140-150
7. “Education System Reform in Mongolia and Training of Educational Sector Administration” speech at and publication in Training Course of Educational Policy and Educational Reform Country Report, Seoul, South Korea 2002, pp. 13-26
8. “Module Teaching in Trainings and Using Models in Class” speech at and publication in Collection of Presentations at the Research Conference on the Topic Century of Knowledge and Quality of Higher Education, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2001, pp. 133-137
9. “Results of the Research on Mongolian Families’ Traditions and Developments” at “Questions Regarding Traditions and Developments of Mongolian Families” Conference, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1996
10. “Developing Productive Linguistic Skills in Mongolian Adults and Examining their Interactions ” (in Russian) at “Issues in Optimizing Russian Language Teachings to Nonlinguistic Learners” International Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1991
11. “On Issues of Determining the Need for Written Language Skills of Advanced Level Students” (in Russian) at “Contemporary Linguistic Theories and Practices of Teaching Russian Language to a Foreign Class” International Conference, Moscow, Russia 1989
12. “Teaching Productive Linguistic Skills to Mongolian Adult Learners” (in Russian) at “Developing Communicative Competence in Teaching Russian to Mongolian Students” Soviet-Mongolian Research Conference, Irkutsk, Russia 1987
13. “On Issues of Translation and Its Role in the Russian Language Teaching System” (in Russian) at “International Conference on Russian Language” Conference, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 1986