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Psychological-Educational Studies

Former Title: Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2587-6139


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Ideas about the Profession of Short-term Course Graduates, Services Sector as Example 1546


Khukhlaev O.E.
PhD in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Chair of Ethnopsychology and Psychological Problems in Multicultural Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Gliznutsin D.V.
Graduate, Moscow City Psychological Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia

The article presents the results of the study of ideas about the profession of short-term course graduates who have studied nail service in Moscow. We assumed that some of the ideas remain the same within six months of professional activity while the other change and become more practical. To ensure the integrity of the investigation in the structure of ideas about the profession we highlighted socio-economic, socio-psychological and technical aspects. According to these aspects we have developed a questionnaire and interviewed short-term course graduates (52 people, 16 to 67 years, female) twice: at the beginning of study and after six months. We have identified significant factors of profession ideas aspects and interpret them. It is shown that the dynamics of the ideas about the profession can be studied at the short-term course graduates. The practical results are useful to short-term course teachers for accurate pedagogical influence.

Keywords: ideas about the profession, professional identity, social and psychological adaptation, psychological growths, questioning

Column: Psychology of Professional Activity


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