Social competence-based prognostic possibilities of creativity expression among students of social profile
The article presents a theoretical discussion of peculiarities of creativity and social competence. Creativity expression is analysed on the basis of social competence. The aim of research: to investigate peculiarities of perceived creativity and social competence of students of social profile in Lithuanian higher education schools, to disclose their correlations and to foresee prognostic possibilities of creativity expression on the basis of social competence. The research methodologies: The Questionnaire of Personality Creativity (Petrulis, 1988) was used to investigate the students’ perceived creativity according to the subscales of intuition, phantasy, inclination to creativity, inclination to innovation, flexibility, originality, criticality, inversion and childishness. The students’ social competence was assessed using the questionnaire of Ullriche, de Muynck (1994) (cf. Lekavičiene, 2001) according to the subscales of general self-confidence, resistance to failures and criticism, ability of expressing feelings, ability of asking for a favour, unyielding, ability of demanding and feeling not guilty. Employing the strategy of quantitative research, the correlations of components of social profile students’ perceived creativity and social competence were established. It was also identified that social competence acquires a prognostic meaning to expression of students’ creativity. The research results will have a residual value in the scientific discussion about the social competence-based expression of students’ creativity.
social competence, perceived creativity, students of social profile
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