Assessment and comparison of adaptation levels of foreign students at pre-university training programs

Keywords: adaptation, competency-based approach, foreign students, pre-mater’s students, pre-university training.

Abstract

Successful adaptation of foreign students to higher education system and life in Russia is an actual objective of all pre-university training programs. The purpose of this study is to identify the level of academic, social and psychological, and personal adaptation of foreign students of the pre-master’s training program in comparison with the adaptation level of future foreign bachelors. In empirical research the authors analyzed responses of 92 foreign students of the pre-university training programs at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The results show that the process of foreign pre-master’s students’ adaptation differs in its specificity. In accordance with the competency-based approach in modern education this fact is recommended to be considered when preparing programs of pre-master’s training of foreigners for admission to Russian universities.

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Author Biographies

Viktoriia Gorbenko, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Director of Сenter of Russian as a Foreign Language, Higher School of International Educational Programs, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Ekaterina Busurina, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of Higher School of International Educational Programs, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Irena Kuraleva, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of Higher School of International Educational Programs, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Tatiana Burmistrova, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of Higher School of International Educational Programs, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Aleksandra Kolbasenkova, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of Higher School of International Educational Programs, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Published
2021-12-30
How to Cite
Gorbenko, V., Busurina, E., Kuraleva, I., Burmistrova, T., & Kolbasenkova, A. (2021). Assessment and comparison of adaptation levels of foreign students at pre-university training programs. Amazonia Investiga, 10(48), 117-128. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.48.12.13
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