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The modern system of training medical specialists requires the development of scientific approaches to teaching, taking into account the formation of a high level of student motivation.

The aim is to identify and evaluate the factors that have the maximum impact on the motivation of students of the Dental faculty.

Material and methods. The 220 students of the Dental faculty of Kursk State Medical University took part in this investigation. Monitoring of the initial level of motivation and identification of the basic criteria that affect the organization of the educational process was carried out by the method of a sociological survey. Students answered questions in google form. Expert assessment teachers of dental departments carried out the components of the motivation system.

Results. Statistical processing revealed the main motivational factors a deep theoretical base of students, maintaining a rating assessment, participation in extracurricular work. An important component of the motivational system for students of the both forms education (73–75%) was the professionalism of the teacher, his high level of competence, and the ability to interest the discipline. The vast majority (95% of the students of the first group and 97% of the students of the second group) noted the importance of creating a favorable psychological climate.

Conclusion. The calculated indicators of the study allow us to adapt the methods of activity of teachers of the dental profile, to develop an individual approach to the learning process and gaining knowledge.

Keywords:motivation factors; higher medical education; academic performance; professional skills; competence

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

For citation: Denisova V. Yu., Zhurbenko V.A., Karlash A.E. Analysis of factors influencing the maintenance of a high level of students’ academic motivation. Meditsinskoe obrazovanie i professional’noe razvitie [Medical education and professional development]. 2022; 13 (4): 72–9. DOI: (in Russian)


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Balkizov Zalim Zamirovich
Secretary General of the Russian Society of Medical Education Specialists, Director of the Institute of Training of Medical Education Specialists of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, 125993, Moscow, Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Vocational Education and Educational Technologies of the N.I. Pirogov RNIMU of the MOH of Russia, CEO of GEOTAR-Med, Advisor President of the National Medical Chamber, Moscow, Russian Federation

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