DEVELOPMENT OF CREATIVE SKILLS OF MEDICAL STUDENTS IN THE UNIVERSITIES IN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE USAJournal: THE SCIENTIFIC ISSUES OF TERNOPIL VOLODYMYR HNATIUK NATIONAL PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY. SERIES: PEDAGOGY (Vol.2015, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2015-12-20
Authors : HORPINICH T.;
Page : 131-138
Keywords : creativity; creative skills; higher medical educational institutions; Great Britain; the USA;
The article presents an overview of the problem of creative skills development in medical students in Great Britain and the USA, analyses the research of the notions “creativity” and “creative skills”, conducted by Ukrainian and foreign scientists, investigates the main strategies and methods aimed at the creative skills development in medical students in Great Britain and the USA. It is proved that the main achievements of the British and American systems of higher medical education in the context of development of creative abilities of medical students are: providing students with opportunities to study elective subjects and participate in programs and grants competitions, autonomy in the scientific research; the use of teaching methods that activate the mental abilities of students, motivate them for creative activities; wide range of learning objectives, methods and educational material, as well as requirements for academic achievements; the use of individualized learning in all subjects; the use of advanced science and technology achievements, encouraging strong investment in education and science.
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