A.A. Karapuzikov

EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS OF PREPARING STUDENTS OF SPECIALIZED UNIVERSITIES FOR ACTIVITIES IN EXTREME SITUATIONS

Abstract:

In modern realities it is an urgent problem to fully prepare the students universities of the State Fire-Fighting Service of the EMERCOM of Russia for activities in extreme situations. This article analyzes the vocabulary of the study and gives author definitions of such terms as “extremeness”, “extreme situation”, “preparation of students of specialized universities for activities in extreme situations”, and “readiness of students of specialized universities for activities in extreme situations”. The key term of this research is the “readiness of students of specialized universities for activities in extreme situations” which is understood as a system of personal qualities combined with the result of educating a professional to conduct activities in extreme situations, including mature moral-volitional qualities, emotional stability, stress resistance, physical fitness, advanced skills, and learned behavior that are jointly necessary to perform professional tasks in extreme conditions. The article also provides a detailed analysis of the educational conditions that are needed to effectively implement the author's system of preparing students of specialized universities for activities in extreme situations”. Such conditions are: (1) the reflective and value-based orientation as a condition for the formation of readiness for the said activities; (2) the formation in students of the diversified forecasting skills; (3) the introduction of optional Training for Extreme and Emergency Situations course into the educational program of specialized universities. The experimental work confirmed the effectiveness of the formulated educational conditions. The identified criteria showed a positive trend in the readiness of students for activities in extreme situations.

About the autors:

Karapuzikov Alexander Anatolyevich, Lecturerat the Department of Fire-Fighting Tactics and Service

Place of employment:

Ural Institute of the State Fire-Fighting Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia

Contacts:

620062, Россия, г. Екатеринбург, ул. Мира, д. 22; e-mail: Alexx-7777@mail.ru

Key words:

preparation; readiness; extremeness; extreme situation; preparation of students for activities in extreme situations; readiness of students of specialized universities for activities in extreme situations