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TECHNOLOGY – VALUES – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Some Reflections on Changing Relations, Meanings and Social Practices)

Lech W. ZACHER

UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY – THEORIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1–2 (88–89) 2016 Publication date: 12 May 2016

Abstract Narratives concerning technology and values relations requires an in-depth analysis of these two categories and also their contextualization. In social practice technology and values undergo significant changes, often revolutionary. They take systemic forms and they interact with each other. Since the [...] Read more.

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METHODOLOGICAL ANARCHISM AND ITS COGNITIVE VALUE

Magdalena SZPUNAR

Transformacje cywilizacyjne – między wiedzą, wrażliwością i wyobraźnią socjologiczną

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (112) 2022 Publication date: 30 March 2022

Abstract The aim of the article is to present the basic assumptions of Paul K. Feyerabend's epistemological anarchism. The article presents the value of methodological anarchism for the cognitive process, methodology and development of science, as well as the controversies associated with the application of [...] Read more.

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RECONFIGURATIONS IN THE WORLD SYSTEM – BETWEEN THE OLD DRIVING FORCES AND NEW NETWORKS

Lech W. ZACHER

Global Problems – Future – Politics – Values

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 13 November 2013

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OBSTACLES TO SUSTAINABILITY – IN PUBLIC DISCOURSE (the Case of a Transitional Economy – Poland)

Lech W. ZACHER

National Cases Augmented

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (94-95) 2017 Publication date: 30 November 2017

Abstract Requirements for the sustainability in economy and society should be tailored to a given country or region. General models which often dominate in academic discourse are an important part of necessary social knowledge (of decision makers, media, NGOs etc.). They are formulated in universally relevant [...] Read more.

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HUMANISTIC ASPECTS OF ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT IN THE CONDITIONS OF TRANSFORMATION

Zdzisław SIROJĆ

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The author presents selected humanistic concepts of business management that emerged in the conditions of transformation of modern societies, in particular their economy, at the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries. He claims that nothing stands in the way of further expanding the scope of humanistic [...] Read more.

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POLISH POLITICAL PARTIES TOWARDS CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE NEED TO INTRODUCE FORMAL CLIMATE EDUCATION

Piotr SWACHA, Zbigniew M. KARACZUN

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The most important factor influencing the possibility of interposition the climate education to school curricula is the attitude of political circles to climate issue. In order to define the outlined problem, we decided to analyze party programmes from the years 2005-2019, both in terms of the parties [...] Read more.

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COMMON FEATURES OF THE PROCESS OF INFLUENCING YOUNG PEOPLE USED BY SPORTS COACH AND TEACHER

Małgorzata MAJKOWSKA

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract This paper presents characteristics of the upbringing process used by the sports coach and the teacher, which are in line with the ideas of the environmental up-bringing system, which creates favorable conditions for the multilateral and continuous learning process of the individual student and the [...] Read more.

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CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION IN POLISH AND GERMAN SCIENTIFIC DISCOURSE – SELECTED THREADS

Ewa PRZYBYLSKA, Danuta WAJSPRYCH

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract This article reflects on the shape of contemporary citizenship education in Po-land, against the background of the characteristics of political/citizenship education in the Federal Republic of Germany. Concomitantly addressed are the questions about the opportunities for development and threats to civic [...] Read more.

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DIFFICULT SITUATIONS AND WAYS OF DEALING WITH THEM BY STUDENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Ewa SKRZETUSKA, Agnieszka ROWICKA

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The article presents students' opinions on the experiences they encountered during distance learning during the pandemic and lockdown. These opinions were selected from the statements of 164 students, over 50% of whom came from villages and small towns. The majority of respondents were women. The descriptions [...] Read more.

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DIALECTICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EDUCATIONAL THEORY AND INTERACTIVE DIGITAL EDUCATION

Włodzimierz CHOJNACKI, Alina BETLEJ, Marta DOBRZYNIAK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The contents presented in the article are aimed at attempting to describe and explain the dialectical relationship between selected pedagogical theories and interactive digital education . Digital technologies impact the educational market and learning methods, but require the mastery of knowledge and [...] Read more.

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MONITORING IN THE URBAN SPACE: TRANSPARENCY OF SPACE, LACK OF TRANSPARENCY IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Arkadiusz KOŁODZIEJ, Krzysztof TOMANEK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The article at hand deals with the general topic of the monitoring of public spaces, with a focus on its role in the building and shaping of smart cities. Delving into academic research and discourse, we will discuss various studies as well as ongoing reflections and debates which center on monitoring [...] Read more.

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MCDONALDIZATION OF SCHOOL SOCIALIZATION

Svitlana LOBODA, Wojciech WELSKOP

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract Socialization is the process of learning and adapting to the social norms, values, and behaviors within a given society, which allows individuals to establish relationships, cooperate with others, and integrate into society. Socialization plays a significant role in society as it enables individuals [...] Read more.

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YOUNG PEOPLE’S BEHAVIOR IN CYBERSPACE AND THEIR PERCEPTION OF CYBERBULLYING IN POLAND AND SLOVAKIA. SELECTED PROBLEMS

Dorota GIZICKA, Ondrej ŠTEFAŇAK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract The dynamic development of new technologies is a fact. They cover various so-cial groups and influence almost all areas of life. In most situations, they are a positive tool for civilization’s development. However, they can generate many problems, especially among young people who cannot imagine living [...] Read more.

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VISUALISING ANXIETY. COMICS AS TOOLS FOR DEALING WITH CRISIS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Matylda SĘK–IWANEK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract Images of horror, visual metaphors, metonyms or literalities – modern comics allow the expressions of fear and depression, as well as the achievement of hope and katharsis. This presentation deals with the anxiety and trauma, the feelings of vulnerability, uncertainty and loneliness, with which the [...] Read more.