THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Personality’s information culture of students: psychological formulation of the problem

2014. 1, pp. 217-222

Sungurova Nina L. - Ph.D. (Psychological Science), Associate Professor, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya st., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation,

The article presents a psychological analysis of the problem of personality’s information culture. Personality’s information culture is understood as one of the components of general culture. It allows a person to freely navigate the information flows, to find the necessary information to critically evaluate information and its sources. Information culture is an essential characteristic of the personality and its professional activity. Information competence is as component of the personality’s information culture. Information competence can be regarded as a special quality of personality, allowing to i information culture performs psychological readiness for use of information and computer technologies.

Key words: , , - , personalitys information culture, information competence, psychological readiness for use of information and computer technologie