• Pisarze literatury dziecięcej – ich rola w kształtowaniu postaw z rozważań o przyjaźni

    Author: Jan Czechowski
    Institution: Uczelnia Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa im. rtm. Witolda Pileckiego w Oświęcimiu
    Year of publication: 2016
    Source: Show
    Pages: 67-82
    DOI Address: -
    PDF: kim/2016_2/kim2016206.pdf

    Writers of the children’s fiction – their role in the forming of attitudes from deliberations about the friendship
    Abstract: Evoked values in work addressed to the young recipient are meeting the needs of the moral, cognitive, social, ethical nature among others well understandable – aesthetic. Writers creating works for children and teenagers are revealing the truth about the life, moral dilemmas and the solitude of the man. Authors of children’s books are provoking the reflective thinking of the reader, deepening his knowledge about oneself, world and other people in the process. In the present text the main theme constitutes the issue of the attitude which is developing within the friendship. Writers, writing works for the young recipient, are directing the linguistic announcement which simultaneously is a transmitter of specific values in their work. Into literary works values which refer for bringing up the process of teaching the value are written down. It is possible to accept proposals of attitudes prose writers writing for children and poets are including which in their works, or to oppose to them. Probably however it isn’t possible to stay in view of contents come across in the children’s fiction indifferent.

  • Peer tutoring for efl learning: a multidimensional analysis of elementary school students

    Author: Kate Tzu-Ching Chen
    Author: Alison Yi-Chen Tsai
    Year of publication: 2015
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    Pages: 189-200
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    PDF: tner/201502/tner20150216.pdf

    This study investigated dimensions of academic performance, learning motivation and learning attitudes by adapting peer tutoring as the major EFL classroom activities in an elementary school classroom. Exams, classroom observation, exit survey and comments after each class were administered as the source of research data. Results indicated that peer tutoring has a positive effect on tutors’ and tutees’ academic performance due to the increase in students’ grades. Students’ learning motivation and attitudes toward EFL learning also increased significantly. On the whole, the use of peer tutoring significantly contributed to better English ability, motivation and attitude.

  • Attitudes of Teachers from Mainstream Schools to Education Including Children with Disabilities

    Author: Agnieszka Sakowicz-Boboryko
    Institution: University of Białystok
    Year of publication: 2019
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    Pages: 109-124
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    PDF: kie/126/kie12607.pdf

    The article presents a study whose aim was to learn the attitudes of teachers of upper elementary grades from mainstream schools to education including students with disabilities. It was also an attempt to learn their opinions on the chances and limitations of implementing inclusive assumptions in educational practice as well as their needs and expected support in the performance of professional tasks related to teaching students with disabilities. The study involved 145 teachers of grades 4-8 of elementary schools. The following research tools were used: The Scale of Teachers’ Attitudes to Inclusive Education, developed on the basis of the Survey of Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Students with Special Needs by M.A. Winzer (Polish adaptation by W. Pilecka & J. Kossewska), and a survey questionnaire for teachers. The obtained results show that many teachers approach skeptically the new solutions in education for students with disabilities. Their ambiguous or negative attitude to inclusive education corresponds to the sense of lack of proper preparation to teaching students with disabilities and a critical assessment of the state of readiness of mainstream schools (both in formal and social/mental terms) to the implementation of educational inclusion assumptions.

  • Postrzeganie imigrantów w aspekcie afektywnym przez studentów pedagogiki w perspektywie ich przyszłej pracy zawodowej

    Author: Marzena Okrasa
    Institution: Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej
    Author: Katarzyna Dąbrowska-Żmuda
    Institution: Szkoła Podstawowa nr 29 w Lublinie
    Year of publication: 2020
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    Pages: 94-112
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    PDF: kie/129/kie12906.pdf

    The article is an attempt to define the attitudes of students of pedagogy studies towards immigrants in the aspect of the emotional attitude manifested. In the near future these students will decide on the educational process and consequently on the quality of social functioning. The quality of their activities depends not only on their level of knowledge, but also on their attitude towards the social processes. To achieve the research goal, a diagnostic survey method with a survey technique based on semantic differential was used. The research proved that the surveyed students show a neutral attitude towards immigrants. Such an attitude may indicate indecisiveness and lack of acceptance, which undoubtedly may be closer to a negative attitude. The research also indicates an urgent need for intercultural education.

  • The Teacher and the Idea of Society 5.0 – Initial Diagnosis of the Problem

    Published online: 17 June 2021
    Final submission: 5 May 2021
    Printed issue: December 2021
    Author: Beata Pituła
    Institution: Silesian University of Technology (Poland)
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    Pages: 1-17
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    PDF: ppsy/50/ppsy202107.pdf

    The primary aim of this article is to present the results and research findings of a pilot study on teachers’ attitudes manifested toward the idea of society 5.0. The study is a part of one of the priority research areas of the Silesian University of Technology – Processes automation and Industry 4.0. in terms of the socio-cultural and methodological implications of Industry 4.0. Eighty-four teachers participated in the research and completed the questionnaire electronically. The research bores the characteristics of a preliminary diagnosis of the problem. Hence, the collected empirical material does not allow the formulation of methodologically valid conclusions. However, it may constitute a “voice in the discussion” on the preparation of teachers for the inevitable change of the role of the school and the teacher in the new society.

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