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The article evaluates the effective use of media in education, emphasizes their role for modern social development in general. The relevance of the topic is not only for higher education, but also for general secondary vocational education. It is pointed out that the use of sites, social networks, messaging services promotes accessibility, openness, mobility, interactivity when organizing work with students. In this regard, the creation of such favorable conditions and the provision of a wide range of opportunities orient students to receive, process and use information to the extent necessary for their self-development, self-education and self-improvement. It is noted that this is facilitated by the organization of educational and cognitive activities of students in the Internet environment in the framework of academic disciplines.
The article presents an analysis of studies devoted to the study of the essence of the concept of «educational and cognitive activity» of students. The specifics of its organization in a specially created environment - on the Internet, as well as the similarity of the term with the term «educational activity», are noted, but they are not synonymous. It is suggested to consider educational and cognitive activity not only as a process of conscious, goal-oriented, self-directed activity of the student in solving educational and cognitive tasks, but also as the subject’s activity in certain conditions.
The article also analyzes the concepts of «reflection» and «self-esteem» as components of educational and cognitive activity of university students, and also determines the level of their formation among students as a result of their work with media resources within the framework of the training course «Psychology and Pedagogy.»

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N. V. Ivanushkina

Samara National Research University

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