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The Role of Students’ Classroom Independent Work in Higher Educational Institutions


  • Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Nizhny Novgorod - 603950, Russian Federation
  • Nizhny Novgorod branch of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation


Background/Objectives: The paper reveals the role of classroom independent work in education establishments. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The structure and content of independent work in higher educational institutions are represented. The significant criteria of students' independent work influence on shaping graduate's professional competence are identified. The main modern forms and methods of independent work are considered. Findings: The paper includes a research within the framework of polling of teachers and students. The purpose of using classroom independent work in training future specialists is revealed. Issues of independent work of K. Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University's students are considered. Personal data of teachers and students who took part in the experimental activity are analyzed. Requirements for intensification of independent work in higher educational institutions are examined. Applications/Improvements: Two main trends of educational process building based on independent work are considered.


Classroom Independent Work, Forms and Methods of Independent Work, Independent Work, Modernization, Professional Activity Effectiveness, Revitalization.

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