STIMULATION OF CREATIVITY POTENTIAL AND AMBIGUITY TOLERANCE AS EFFECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING PREDICTORS
[STIMULACIA TVORIVEHO POTENCIALU A TOLERANCIE NEJEDNOZNACNOSTI AKO PREDIKTOROV ZEFEKTIVNENIA CUDZOJAZYCNEJ VYUCBY]
Eva Mala – Daniela Muglova – Eva Stranovska
Creativity from the cognitive point of view in teaching foreign languages is analyzed in the paper. Cognitive theories of creativity are presented by means of cognitive styles theories, namely, the variable of ambiguity tolerance, by mental stimulation theory and creative transdisciplinary thinking. Dynamics of ambiguity tolerance by the help of a creativity program in teaching foreign languages is discussed. It introduces a method of active social learning, autonomous learning, specific methods of creativity and learning foreign languages. The scale of the Ability to Achieve Cognitive Structure (AACS) was applied in the sample of 102 students at Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra.
ambiguity tolerance, creativity program, teaching foreign languages