Emotional Intelligence Of Students Mastering The Profession Of A Defectologist


The topicality of the given research is explained by high requirements for the teachers of speech pathologists’ education, whose professional activity is performed in complex conditions, associated with the support of the development of children with disabilities in the educational process, with their conflict-free integration into everyday life. In this regard, this article is devoted to the emotional intelligence of future defectologists. It characterizes an ability to accept and understand both other people's emotions and feelings and their ones and control the way communicative behaviour is realized. We consider emotional intelligence as one of the professionally crucial qualities of a person, a key element of professional suitability and readiness to implement adequate psychological and pedagogical support for children with disabilities. The leading research method is an experiment that opens up the opportunity to re-evaluate the personal preparedness of future defectologists for independent pedagogical activity and improve their professional training. In the experimental work, the original author's methodology was used. The research participants were students mastering a Bachelor's degree program in Special (defectological) education. The article presents the peculiarities of students' reactions to their feelings and others' feelings, to the need to control emotions when fulfilling professional duties.

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Shapovalova, O. E., Emelyanova, I. A., Karynbaeva, O. V., Borisova, E. A., & Shklyar, N. V. (2022). Emotional Intelligence Of Students Mastering The Profession Of A Defectologist. In & N. G. Bogachenko (Ed.), AmurCon 2021: International Scientific Conference, vol 126. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 836-842). European Publisher. https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2022.06.92