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Społeczna konstrukcja wiedzy w cyberprzestrzeni
Social Construction of Knowledge in Cyberspace

Author(s): Alina Betlej
Subject(s): Education, Sociology, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Oświatowe FOSZE
Keywords: social construction of knowledge; cyberspace; network society; new technologies;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the article is to identify the process of social construction of knowledge in cyberspace and to assess its implications for further development of technology-based society. There could be found references to the concepts of social constructivism and network society in the taken analysis. The conclusions of the paper direct attention on problems connected with alternative social realities creation in cyberspace which could bring prospective threatens to social order, a new sources of power in network, as well as digital divides. The article is a vital contribution to the debate on education system in the conditions of social changes implicated by rapid technological development.

  • Issue Year: VIII/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 192-198
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Polish