Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology

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Sumenkov I. A. Criteria for Patriotism and Civil Consciousness Formation in Students. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2019, vol. 8, iss. 3, pp. 278-283. DOI: 10.18500/2304-9790-2019-8-3-278-283

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Criteria for Patriotism and Civil Consciousness Formation in Students

Sumenkov Ilya A., Saratov State University

The purpose of the study presented in the article is to develop the criteria of patriotism and civil consciousness in students. The relevance of the study is confirmed by the inclusion of civil patriotic education in the priority directions of youth policy in Russia. It is supposed that the development of criteria is feasible based on the structure of civil patriotic education (axiologization of its constituent concepts, broadening horizons, gaining practical experience) and its major directions (social and legal, local history, spiritual and moral, military and sports). We identified three criteria: 1. emotional and valuerelated; 2. informational and cognitive; 3. activity and result related. A set of characterizing indicators coordinated with the directions of civil patriotic education is presented for each of them. Depending on the completeness of the selected indicators, three levels of the formation of patriotism and citizenship among students are described: high (optimal), medium (sufficient), low (insufficient). The authors come to the conclusion that characteristics of the levels give the class supervisors reason to outline the possibility of influencing the process of civil patriotic education of students. The applied aspect of the research problem is the possibility to diagnose the level of patriotism and civil consciousness formation among students and to systematize educational work at university, oriented towards the development of civil and patriotic qualities of students. The identified indicators characterize students’ motivation, which can be applied in the educational process to individualize their civil and patriotic growth.


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