The Synergetic Approach to Liberal Education of the University Students

Larisa I. Tararina, Elena E. Sokolova, Elizaveta V. Limarova, Larisa N. Ivanova, Svetlana N. Fedorova, Alexey G. Oshaev, Sergey A. Chernov, Elmira R. Khairullina


The thematic justification of this problem is driven by the emergence of a new stage in the development of liberal education of the students, where the most important idea is the synergy - the interdisciplinary field of research that sets its strategic objective to employ the limelight principles underlying the processes of students self-organization while studying the liberal arts. The purpose of the article is theoretical and methodological underpinning of the synergetic approach to liberal education of the students. The paper presents the theoretical foundations of the synergetic approach to liberal education in university that are expressed in the key concepts; in a trinity of the educational purposes-attractors; in the principles keeping the continuity of traditional and synergetic ideas; the functions determined by the essence and characteristic synergistic indications of liberal education; in the structure and content of the synergetic model of liberal education; in pedagogical conditions of employing the synergistic approach in liberal education (basic components of liberal education of the students). The article submissions may be useful for the specialists in the field of synergy, the researchers in the system of continuous professional education, the academic staff of the universities. The research is also recommended for the undergraduates, graduate students and students of universities specialized in research, the students of the continuous education and retraining.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n2s3p98

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