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Higher education in the face of XXI century challenges
Higher education in the face of XXI century challenges

Author(s): Denys Svyrydenko
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Higher Education
Published by: Международное философско-космологическое общество
Keywords: information society; higher education; globalization; mobility; personality; tolerance; university;

Summary/Abstract: The article examines “order of the day” of higher education modernization processes in the context of two major trends of social transformations at the beginning of ХХІ century – globalization processes and information society establishing ones. It is shown that as an answer to these tendencies higher education sphere is modernized by form in terms of organizational changes (actualization of distance learning ideas, virtual university model; organizational changes to correspond market realities etc.) as well as by content (changes of pedagogical practices towards formation of personality of new type, transformation of educational content towards formation tolerant and multicultural world-view of students etc.). The author stands in the position that there is a need of deep theoretical surveys used methods of philosophy of education to substantiate modernization processes. Mentioned surveys have potential to find the ways of qualitative incorporation of higher education sphere into complicate social dynamics of present days.

  • Issue Year: 13/2014
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 258-263
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English