Time Perspective and Temporal Competence as Factors of Productive Learning Motivation



The problems of time perspective and temporal competence in context of schoolchildren’ and students’ motivation in education and also advanced staff training in companies including top management are being analyzed with the help of modern foreign and national research tools and. Findings. The term «temporal competence» is interpreted in accordance with J. Nuttin’s approach to it as an ability of a person to subjectively connect his present time activities, goals and intentions with future. On the bases of numerous (mainly foreign) studies, conducted in different countries, the authors demonstrate the importance of lengthy and balanced time perspective, temporal competence in development of learning motivation and high academic achievements in schoolchildren and students, career progress and success of employees in various companies. The majority of these studies are based on J. Nuttin’s MIM and F. Zimbardo’s ZTPI methodologies. Particular attention is focused on integration of accumulated scientific knowledge into elaboration of multi-module development programs, which include: project management, strategic thinking individual trajectories of development and other components, based on optimization of time perspective and formation of temporal competence.

General Information

Keywords: time perspective, time orientation, temporal competence, learning motivation, academic performance, professional success and career, personnel assessment, talent management.

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

Article type: review article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2019080204

For citation: Bukharina A.Y., Tolstykh N.N. Time Perspective and Temporal Competence as Factors of Productive Learning Motivation [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 36–48. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2019080204. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Alina Y. Bukharina, post graduate student, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, managing partner of the Association of independent experts in the field of training and development, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: a.bukharina@tndassociation.com

Nataliia N. Tolstykh, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Division Head of the Social Psychology of Development, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Editor-in-Chief of the International Scientific Publication Social Psychology and Society, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3999-4503, e-mail: nnvt@list.ru



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