Motivational readiness of students to work at school as condition of professionalism of future teachers of physical culture
Keywords:motives, cognitive interest, motivational readiness, physical culture and health-improving activity, leisure activity.
The review of sources convinces that the problem of studying motives and motivation in the student environment is relevant not only in Ukraine but also in other countries. The aim of the study is to experimental study the leading motives for teaching future physical education teachers in terms of building a new Ukrainian school. The basis of empirical research was Poltava V. G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University. The study was conducted in 2018–2022 study years. Research methods: analysis of scientific and methodical literature; pedagogical observation; pedagogical experiment; pedagogical testing; methods of mathematical statistics. The sample consisted of 225 second-year students (approximate age – 18–19 years) of the stationary form of education of the Faculty of Physical Education majoring in specialty 014.11 Secondary education (Physical culture) and specialty 017 Physical culture and sports. The conditions necessary for the formation of stable motives for educational and cognitive activities of future physical education teachers were identified (procedural and semantic, didactic and educational, psychological); the criteria of motivational readiness of future physical education teachers to work at school were determined.