Educational Akmeology

Individual and Personal Factors for Successful Learning of a Foreign Language by Linguistics Students

The article is devoted to the problem of the correlation between the foreign language acquisition effectiveness and personality traits, which are analyzed on the basis of Five-Factor model (P. Costa and R. McRae) and System-Functional model (A. I. Krupnov). The empirical study hypotheses were tested that the success of studying English by students is related to the Openness and Conscientiousness of the FiveFactor model, as well as to the variables from the instrumental-dynamic subsystem of initiative, considered within the framework of the SystemFunctional model.


Проанализированы подходы к содержанию профессионального самосознания. Показано сходство взглядов большинства авторов на содержание самосознания, которое представлено професси- ональными образами, определяющими видение развивающимся субъектом окружающего мира.

Social Adjustment of Individuals through Facilitation of Social Interaction in Inclusive Education

Inclusion of a facilitator to the inclusive education and understanding of mechanisms and consistent patterns of facilitation of social interaction create conditions for self-education, self-development and socialization of individuals in inclusive education. The problem of both facilitation and socialization is social interaction improvement.

Psychological Formation Mechanisms of Students’ Readiness to Innovation Activity

The article deals with the results of theoretical and methodological analysis of the problem of psychological formation mechanisms of students’ readiness to innovation activity. Innovation activity is an integral part of any organization or enterprise and it supports the competitiveness and survival of a person in modern changing world. It is demonstrated that readiness for innovation activity is an important condition for its effective implementation, use of existing knowledge, realization of personal skills, preservation of self-control and capability to react swiftly to the situation.

Semiotic and Symbolic Means in the Life of Preschool Children

The results of theoretical analysis of the problem of semiotic (symbolic) mediation of development of preschool children psychology in the process of mastering the speech activity. It is mentioned that being a semiotic system, speech helps children to take control of their behavior: it becomes controlled (perceived) and organized (self-developed in the context of the situation).

Student Creative Self-Realization Techniques in Literature Courses

Based on the process of students studying literature and developing aesthetic abilities, the author developed optimal techniques of training a modern expert who demonstrates extensive expertise, aesthetic abilities, and abilities for creative self-realization. The paper proposes a technique of student-teacher and student-university services cooperation as a way to improve the academic process, to help students acquire required knowledge and, consequently, develop abilities for creative realization.

A Teacher’s Culture of Reading as a Means of Humanizing Educational Environment

Humanization and humanitarization are interpreted as interrelated components of educational environment. Literature is interpreted as a universum of human existence. Reading is defined as a multifunctional sociocultural phenomenon, a means of structuring macro-and micro-space of a personality. The culture of reading is included in the structure of the teacher’s job profile. A high level of the teacher’s culture of reading is viewed as a means of introducing junior high school students to the world of literature and to the world of human values.

Conditions of Conflict Competence Formation of Teachers in Pre-School Educational Institution

The article presents the results of the study of conflict competence formation among teachers of pre-school educational institutions. The results of the empirical study were obtained on the basis of preschool educational institution in Saratov, using following diagnostic tools: K. N. Thomas «Conflict Mode Instrument», express-method for assessing the psychological climate among staff (A. Mikhailyuk, L. Yu.

Professional Socialization of an Individual in the Process of Subject-Oriented Education

The paper presents the results of theoretical and methodological analysis of a problem of youth early socialization and the major role of professional community to provide socialization in contemporary environment. The authors support the idea of necessity to move towards cross-disciplinary and convergent education based on the implementation of the subject-oriented approach, referring to discussion of implementation of continuation of technological and competence-based approaches in education.

Development Factors of Future Specialists’ Competitiveness

The paper presents the findings of a theoretical analysis of the formation of a specialist’s competitiveness in the context of a changing society. It presents the results of an empirical study that involved a sample of students (two academic groups of third-year students of Saratov Socio-Economic Institute (branch) of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (N = 59)) and used the following psychognostic instruments: «I am a leader» (A. N. Lutoshkin) and the Rokeach Value Survey (M. Rokeach).