Humanitarian Practices of Developing Students' Personalities in Modern Higher Educational Establishments

  • ISBN: 978-1-938681-86-8
  • N. P. Gaponyuk, N. K. Karpova, V. I. Mareev, S. A. Dyuzhikov


Nowadays, social and economic, national and spiritual transformation of Russia as a whole is determined by the economic and cultural potential of our society, created by the efforts of modern education focused on integration into the world educational space. At the background of modern environment, education content as a whole and professional in particular assume not only providing students with scientific and technical information, but also developing their social knowledge and skills, experience of creative activity, emotional-value attitude to the world and personality in it. Education is also supposed to develop the system of moral-ethical qualities that determine behavior of a person in various life situations (V. A. Slastenin, I. F. Isaev). Thus, education has the key role in revealing and developing personal potential of students, in this respect, being referred to as personality development or nurturing.

However, as a matter of actual practice, the role of nurturing in the system of higher professional education has been unfairly underestimated until recently, the process of personality development being completely depersonalized and formalized.

At the present day, the urgent need to revive educational system of personality development in tertiary educational establishments is actively discussed in pedagogical science and practice. Pedagogues consider the experience saved up by national science, as well as the most efficient under modern conditions innovative pedagogical ideas. Educational component aimed at personality development at higher school is gradually revived. Educational nurturing is considered today as a certain element of personal socialization...

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Theory and Methods of Personality Development in Higher Educational Establishments

   1.1. To the Issue of Nurturing in Higher Educational Establishments as Humanitarian Practice

   1.2. Scope of Modern Nurturing in Higher School Environment

   1.3. Variable-based Models of Modern Nurturing in Higher Educational Establishments

Chapter 2: Organization of Nurturing Environment for Students of Rostov State Construction University

   2.1. Conceptual Background of Environmental Model of Nurturing Education at University

   2.2. Model of Humanitarian Practices as Technology for Creating Nurturing Environment in Construction University

   2.3. Results of Case-Study on Implementation of Nurturing Environmental Modal at Rostov State Construction University (RSCU)