creative individuality, pupils, out-of-school education institutions, artistic-aesthetic activity, visual and decorative-applied arts


The article reveals the essence and structure of creative individuality of the pupils of the out-of-school education institutions of artistic-aesthetic direction. Formation of the specified phenomenon is considered through the prism of motivational, cognitive, perceptual and interactive components and the following clusters of the pupil’s competences: value-motivational, cognitive-potential, creative-emotional, reflexive-activity. Value-motivational cluster characterizes the level of pupil’s motivation. It is determined by awareness of the importance of the creative component of artistic-aesthetic activity, understanding the need for creative self-development, efforts to improve one’s creative potential, interest in various disciplines of art education. Cognitive-potential cluster is manifested as a developed artistic-aesthetic thesaurus, variability of creative individuality in different types of artistic-aesthetic activities, the direction of creative self-development. Creative-emotional cluster covers such qualities of the personality of the pupil of the out-of-school education institution as initiative, independence, risk-taking, emotionality, etc. With the help of reflexive-activity cluster can be measured the ability to reflections in the creative process, the ability to manage one’s mental state, overcoming internal and external obstacles, purposefulness and criticism in performing creative tasks. It is argued that creative individuality of the pupil of the out-of-school education institution is a complex and multi-aspect quality, which is formed in a multi-vector educational process, which focuses on individual creative development of pupils, and effectiveness of this process depends on providing a number of pedagogical conditions, in particular: development and application in the process of teaching the pupils of the out-of-school education institutions visual or decorative-applied arts of creative technologies of creative individuality formation; motivation for creative activity with a focus on opportunities for creative self-expression; providing an aesthetic and developmental environment in terms of art education; introduction of various forms of individual creative work.


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