Conditions for Self-Determination as an Educational Result in New Undergraduate Degree Programs


Anzhelika T. Kim, Junior Researcher, ORCID, Tomsk State University

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Abstract. Introduction. This paper is concerned with the conditions and mechanisms necessary to boost the process of self-determination, and promote self-determination as an educational outcome in the undergraduate degree programs.

Materials and Methods. The research employed the method of theoretical analysis and synthesis of the literature in the field of philosophy, psychology, and pedagogy on the topic of self-determination, and the modeling method to describe the research results.

Results of research. The study

– provides a detailed description of the conditions under which self-determination is promoted in the undergraduate degree programs;

– demonstrates in which educational programs (linear or nonlinear), self-determination as educational outcome is hardly possible to achieve and why;

– presents methodological recommendations for the development of educational programs aimed at self-determination of students.

Conclusion. The conclusion of the paper indicates practical value and prospects. The main contribution of the paper lies in the critical analysis of existing research on self-determination, the synthesis of various theoretical works for the creation of a two-circuit model of self-determination, and the integration of individualization practices into this process.

Keywords: self-determination, educational programs, positioning, activities, individualization practices, subjectivity.

For citation: Kim A. T. Conditions for Self-Determination as an Educational Result in New Undergraduate Degree Programs. Pedagogicheskiy IMIDZH = Pedagogical IMAGE. 2020; 14(4): 709–718. DOI: 10.32343/2409-5052-2020-14-4-709-718

UDС: 378.14.015.62

DOI: 10.32343/2409-5052-2020-14-4-709-718


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