Makhova, Irina Yurievna – Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor of the Chair of Development Psychology at the Amur State Humanitarian Pedagogical University.
The article is devoted to analysis of the methodological grounds of diversification processes in higher education. Bringing to analyses the methodological and paradigmal projections of the problem existing in the present day higher education in Russia, the author gives proof of the methodological principles of research of functioning and reformation of higher education. The author demonstrates the constructive means in the solution of problems in communicative approach realized by means of modelling and model explanation.
Key words: diversification, the system of higher education, paradigm, humanistic psychology, methodological principles of research of diversification processes, communicative principle, a model, model explanation, phenomenological approach.