Natalia Demeshkant

Natalia Demeshkant
Pedagogical University of Cracow · Institute of Educational Sciences

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October 2007 - September 2017
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (27)
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The objective of the presented study was to explore the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sustainability of school education by comparing Polish and German experiences in coping with the problems caused by the switch to emergency remote learning based on the school principals’ opinions. A qualitative approach was used for data collection an...
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The paper analyzes the results of the introduction of the distance learning form (DLF) using electronic educational resources (EER) and the teacher's virtual classroom in primary school. The experiment took place within the framework of the "Smart Kids" All-Ukrainian project during the long quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The educationa...
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The paper analyzes the results of the introduction of the distance learning form (DLF) using electronic educational resources (EER) and the teacher’s virtual classroom in primary school. The experiment took place within the framework of the “Smart Kids” All-Ukrainian project during the long quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The educationa...
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The aim of the research was to show the conditions related to crisis e-learning in Poland from the perspective of the experiences of university teachers. The research was carried out by means of online questionnaire among 94 employees of the biggest Polish state pedagogical university. The survey used scales measuring attitude towards e-learning, a...
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The study explores the school transformation process as evidenced by the opinions of head teachers. The main goal of the research was to present a content analysis study of the Polish educational environment on the basis of primary and secondary head teachers’ views on the risks and perspectives brought by the global Covid-2019 lockdown. The concep...
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The main aim of the research was focused on the self-assessment of university teachers’ level of digital literacy (DL) and on the emotions accompanying them during crisis e-learning & teaching during the period of the pandemic in 2020. The research was carried out via online questionnaire (with responses along a 7-point Likert scale) among universi...
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The article presents an analysis of the process of practical preparation of future teachers for performing professional functions. The legal acts concerning the organization of teacher education in Poland were reviewed, and the role of school practices in the development of teaching competences of students of pedagogical universities was also recog...
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Recent civilizational transformations have led us to search for and introduce new didactic solutions. One of these is e-learning, which is a response to the needs of the education system and its individual stakeholders. The e-learning systems currently available offer similar solutions. Only during direct interaction with a given tool can one notic...
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Preparing quality academic teachers for modern digital native students is an essential task for higher educational institutions. Professional teachers' digital competencies combine professional, pedagogical, and technological knowledge and skills as well as beliefs regarding integrating technology in teaching practice. This article is an attempt to...
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The purpose of this study is to examine levels of academic teachers' digital competences regarding the demographics and professional backgrounds in Polish educational context. The 2-factor (Pedagogical and Technological knowledge) TPACK model is using in the study. A survey was administered to 103 academic teachers from Polish universities. Descrip...
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Preparing and retaining highly qualified teachers in small schools is an obstinate assignment in many European countries, including Poland. This in turn leads to teachers' readiness to perform their professional responsibilities. To help address such problems, this study analyzes factors which influence the students’ readiness for work in small rur...
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Learning and skills are key contributors to society and the economy. As modern societies and economies are changing due to, amongst others, globalization and technological progress, a fundamental transformation of education and training (E&T) throughout Europe is required to deliver the knowledge and skills needed for growth, employment and partici...
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The paper presents statements from an ongoing study (n=120) piloting large scale longitudinal qualitative teachers’ surveys between 2017 and 2020. The first part of the research started in 2018 with the aim to recognize personal level of digital competence of PhD students as a future academic teachers. The study was conducted during 2017–2018 years...
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At the present stage of social development, the problem of training competitive specialists, forming their system of professional skills and personal qualities becomes more and more important. It acquires special meaning in training agricultural students Life Science Universities. The core curriculum of professional training of future agriculture s...
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The purpose of the paper is to analyze theoretical and practical approaches to the use of information and communication technologies in teaching and learning environmental sciences. In addition, the study was aimed to establish the chronology of the development of information and communication technologies in the academic process and on its basis t...
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Due to the growth of the living standard of the population, sedentary lifestyle of modern society, malnutrition, and constant psychological stress, the international community in the 21st century has faced a global medical and social problem of excessive weight and obesity. Preventive measures involve, first of all, informing the public about the w...
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Стаття присвячена аналізу змісту основних програмних документів міжнародних природоохоронних форумів, починаючи з першої міжнародної конференції, присвяченої питанням екологічної освіти (1977р., м. Тбілісі) і до восьмого Світового Конгресу Екологічної освіти (2015р., м. Гетеборг). В статті окреслено стратегічні напрями розвитку екологічної освіти з...
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The article considers modelling as one of the priority research methods for sustainable agri-culture. Modelling of agriculture sustainable development as presented in this paper allows mak-ing a simplified version of statistical description of the simulated system, conducting the structuralanalysis of the object and identifying key regulators of th...
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Today, in the age of globalization and rapidly developing information technologies the education market is becoming more and more competitive. The universities all over the world are looking for more effective forms of promoting their educational institutions on an international level. Among the increasingly popular international educational projec...
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Teachers of today require constant acquisition of new eco-pedagogical competencies, knowledge and skills to use in their professional activities. This issue is of great importance for academic staff at natural agricultural universities, since fast-paced technological progress in this field has been producing a significant effect on the environment....
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The formation of harmonic relations between nature and a society implies upbringing of the community members as well as adoption of the behavior patterns with emphasis on a modern ecological outlook. Therefore we have introduced methods of exploration and promotion of different levels of the student’s ecological outlook. The experiment included sem...

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The expected results during the project and on its completion are the following: * to develop skills and qualifications of primary school teachers in IT * to put at the disposal of primary school teachers and staff, primary-level pupils and families, municipalities and local councils an offline / online platform hosting resources, guidelines, documents and information on distance learning.
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The overall aim of the project is to disseminate the results of scientific research conducted in Poland and abroad in the field of crisis distant learning in the Covid-19 pandemic. The specific objectives of the project are: level support preparing teachers for crisis remote learning; improving distance learning methods and the development of digital competencies of school and university teachers; promotion of the good practices in overcoming the problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in the field of education.
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The project goals are: - to strengthen cooperation between Erasmus project partner organizations by introducing virtual forms of collaboration, in order to make internationalization both more inclusive and more eco-friendly; - to strengthen the digital skills of both teaching faculty and students of TE, as well as in-service teachers.