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Smolyakova T.V. Psychological characteristics of the structure of professional identity in art students

Full text in Russian: Смолякова Т.В. Психологические особенности структуры профессиональной идентичности студентов, обучающихся в художественных вузах
Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia

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Theoretical concepts of different types of identity and peculiarities of studying professional identity in art students are considered. Structure and motivation characteristics of professional identity in art students studying acting (n = 65), directing (n = 39), music (n=66), choir conducting (n=30) are analyzed. Significant differences in characteristics of students’ professional identity are revealed which implies that manifestation of professional identity, image of profession and future professional career as well as professional motivation depend on the student’s professional specialization.

Keywords: professional identity, motivation, art work, student, actor, stage director, musician, choirmaster



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Received 12 July 2013. Date of publication: 30 April 2014.

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Smolyakova Tatyana V. Ph.D. Student, Department of Developmental Psychology, Moscow Pedagogical State University, ul. Gospitalny Val, 4, 111020 Moscow, Russia.
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Smolyakova T.V. Psychological characteristics of the structure of professional identity in art students. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2014, Vol. 7, No. 34, p. 7. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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