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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Self-Activation as a Personal Resource in University Inclusive Educational Environment

Odintsova M.A., Ph.D. in Psychology, Professor, Department of Distance Learning, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, mari505@mail.ru
Radchikova N., Ph.D. in Psychology, Associated Professor, Department of General Psychology and Pedagogics, Psychologico-Social faculty , Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU), Moscow, Russia, nataly.radchikova@gmail.com
Abstract
In the sphere of higher education, which is considered one of the most promising in promoting inclusive ideas, great attention is paid to students’ personal resources, characterizing the person's internal voluntary activity: self-control, self-esteem, self-efficacy, self-management, self-knowledge, self-support, self-regulation, and self-activation. They are these personal resources that mediate the students' subjective assessment of the external situation (the absence of barriers, the availability of different types of support), weaken the negative impact of disability, preserve the psychological balance and motivate them to overcome difficulties. A study conducted on the Russian sample showed that inclusive education is effective for students with disabilities and is a motivating factor for their healthy peers. The data obtained is consistent with the results of studies in other countries and cultures

Keywords: university inclusive educational environment, students with disabilities, healthy students, personal resources, self-activation, resilience, philosophy of independent life

Column: Psychology of special and inclusive education

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2018070107

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