Control of students’ educational progress: motivational aspect

Abstract.

The article is devoted to revealing the attitude of students to control of educational progress in the context of learning motivation. The essence of the concepts "control of educational achievements", "learning motivation." Is investigated. It is emphasized that the motive - is something the activity is made for, it is motive of educational and cognitive activity - is an attempt of student to achieve a certain level of development in learning and professional activity, which is based on deep, strong and diverse general scientific and professional knowledge, skills and abilities; motivational aspect of control is an important factor in the educational process and the subject of educational research; learning motivation - a complex system impulses that cause the direction of activity of the individual to receive, transmit and save new experience. Control is defined as teaching support, monitoring and checking students’ educational and cognitive success; as a didactic tool of study management directed to ensurance of the effectiveness of formation of knowledge and skills, use them in practice, stimulating learning activities of students forming their desire for self-education; as a conscious, systematic observation and fixation of verbal and practical actions of students determining the level of acquisition of social experience, mastering the program material, mastering of theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and abilities and their formation with certain personal and professional features. The results of the students - future teachers questioning are analyzed. Comparative analysis showed similar characters of the curves of motivation and objectivity, the same highs and lows. It is determined the appropriatness of improving learning motivation and objective evaluation in the process of some methods and forms of control (group test, observation, self-assessment mutual assessment). Positive correlation between objective and motivation for learning control is shown. 

Keywords: control of educational achievements, learning motivation, methods and forms of control, professional training of future teachers