The Psychological and Pedagogical Foundations of the Organization of Creative Activity of Students

Original article

DOI: 10.15293/1812-9463.23.03.02


Elena V. Andrienko

Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University, Novosibirsk, Russia


Annotation. The article reveals the psychological and pedagogical foundations of the creative activity of university students. The object of the analysis of the article were the concepts and theories of creative activity developed in pedagogy and psychology. The purpose of the article is to determine the conceptual psychological and pedagogical ideas of creativity development that are relevant for the organization of students’ creative activity. Some domestic and foreign theories of creativity are characterized, various approaches to the study of creativity as special type of human creative activity aimed at obtaining unique result in the conditions of solving complex task or problem are analyzed. Some psychological and pedagogical approaches to the organization of creative activity of students in the system of higher education are revealed. A brief description of cognitive processes (lateral and divergent thinking) is given. The main psychological and pedagogical conditions for the effective organization of creative activity of university students are determined.

Keywordscreativity, creative activity, lateral thinking, divergent thinking, optimum development, insight, suprasituative activity, creative tasks, psychological and pedagogical conditions of the organization of creative activity at the university.

For Citation: Andrienko E. V. The Psychological and Pedagogical Foundations of the Organization of Creative Activity of Students. Journal of Pedagogical Innovations, 2023, no. 3 (71), pp. 15–25. (In Russ.) DOI:


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