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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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The Dynamics of Educational Activity’s Motives and its Connection with the System of Educational Actions 1445

Vasilyev V.G.
PhD in Physics and Matematics, Professor of Department of the General and Social Pedagogics, Psychology, Sociology, Siberial Federal University, Russia

Tretyak M.V.
MP Student, Department of the Pedagogics, Psychology and Sociology, Siberial Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

The young school age is characterized by primary entry of the child into educational activity, mastering main types of educational actions. However, educational activity is not given to a child in a finished form, it has to be formed. One of the main conclusions of the theory of educational activities by Davydov is that the informative requirement which is the cornerstone of educational activity is formed in this activity. This dialectic contradiction defines a common problem of this work - the problem of formation of motives of educational activity. In particular, the dynamic structure of educational motives, where each motive, on the one hand, lies in the basis of specific educational action, and, on the other hand, it is formed by specific educational actions. The research of such communication of educational motivation with the system of educational actions allows teachers to get closer to the understanding of driving forces, the reasons, internal mechanisms of behavior of a child in educational activity. This allows teachers to understand the process of designing and organization of educational activity. This work was supported by financial support from Medical University Moscow State Pedagogical University in the framework of scholarships named after V.V. Davydova

Keywords: educational activity, requirement in educational activity, educational motivation, educational actions, educational motives

Column: Educational Psychology


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