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Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '08 1
Global Technology
Bozkurt Güvenç
Talk at Dikmen Lodge
Handout Notes
Ankara 6 March 2008
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '082
Online: Key Concepts
• Modern, Postmodern, “Most-Modern” Times…
• “Globalisation” and “Global ...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '083
• After Renessance all arts became modern
• After WW2 they have become postmodern
• Nowadays w...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '084
Globalisation and Global Villlage
• Spaceship called Earth was always a globe
Thru Globalizati...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '085
E’ ben semplice: tutto e complicato:
“Just Complicated” –Commedia dell’ Arte.
Selections from ...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '086
Global Trends in IT:
Processes of Change in Education and Culture
+ Rising + — Falling —
• Med...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '087
Consumption Economy and Technology
• Affluent consumer societies using high technologies
deple...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '088
What is Technology?
• From Technos + logos >>> Technology
 Energy output
Technology <=> Mater...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '089
Sustainability of Growth or Life ?
• Big Powers (G8) strive for economic groqwth
• Habitat mee...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0810
Dichotomies of the Global Village
Atatürk’s Valid Premises
• İndividual - Society
• Creation-...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0811
What Brand of Education ?
• İnstead learn and do
Learning by doing
• Not everything , whateve...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0812
Man-Society- Education-Culture
(Concept : Tylor 1871, Model :Güvenç 1972)
• Culture/ Civilisa...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0813
Intersection of Culture Ball
How everything is attached to everything else?
GÜVENÇ 1974
KÜLTÜ...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0814
Premises for the Future Education
By Edgar Morin ve Poet Yunus Emre
• Search for biased info ...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0815
References Cited in the Presentation
• Aristoteles,Politics, vııı. 2
• D’Holbach, Système de ...
Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0816
Bozkurt Güvenç ( A Resume)
• Mimar, insanbilimci, eğitimci. Hacettepe'nin kuruluşunda görev a...
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  1. 1. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '08 1 Global Technology Bozkurt Güvenç Talk at Dikmen Lodge Handout Notes Ankara 6 March 2008
  2. 2. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '082 Online: Key Concepts • Modern, Postmodern, “Most-Modern” Times… • “Globalisation” and “Global Village” • Business at the Village complex or complicated • Revolution called “İnformation Technology” (IT)? • Global Economy uses Technology for consumption • Sustainable Growth or sustainable life on earth? • Dychotomies of Global Village vs Kemalism! • Education but how? Morin’s Prescription for future • References cited • Author’s CV (Resume)
  3. 3. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '083 • After Renessance all arts became modern • After WW2 they have become postmodern • Nowadays we pass to “most-modern” stage • We don’t understand what happens.Keep hearing “Anything goes” and “everything happens!” • We watch the Globe on Screen and accept it • Any and most changes taken as development ??? • Change is a prerequisite of developmet but • All changes ara not necessarily development • Tyes. Time for decision! but who will decide? Modern: Postmodern, Mostmodern !
  4. 4. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '084 Globalisation and Global Villlage • Spaceship called Earth was always a globe Thru Globalization it becomes “Global Village” • Bounds, restrictions. costums are being lifted, Goods, humans, ideas freely circulata-almost Every one can talk to eveyone else on earth • “ The end of the world es we know it. Future? • İnformation society will end all conflict and start the peace and order for globe…We’re told. • We want and have to believe. No option.
  5. 5. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '085 E’ ben semplice: tutto e complicato: “Just Complicated” –Commedia dell’ Arte. Selections from the other side of Medallion: Life in the village is getting harder, tougher. • Villagers become alienated from the Globe • Cleavage yawns wider between haves and nots • Nation states erode; national interests grow • Consumption technology consumes the Globe. • The global surounds the village qeueing for Visa • “İnformation Society” built by “Globalised Media”
  6. 6. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '086 Global Trends in IT: Processes of Change in Education and Culture + Rising + — Falling — • Media Education • Celebrities Virtues • Rights Tasks • Technology Sciences • İndividual Social • Power Justice There are Others…
  7. 7. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '087 Consumption Economy and Technology • Affluent consumer societies using high technologies deplete and exhausts the Globe. • Media, employing technology , globalize “free market” and presents international capital as “globalisation!” • Globalisation process serving the capitalist interests was a “Gross Disappointment” (Stiglitz,Nobel) • Developed World (Business) using Media and high tech, hide the hardl facts of the W o r l d C l o c k. • Wje are advised solutions are in the teknology. • Meantime we are happy playing with technological toys. • That villages become global is a worldwide illusion.
  8. 8. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '088 What is Technology? • From Technos + logos >>> Technology  Energy output Technology <=> Materials + Know-how Energy input  Tools  devices • Neither good nor bad; process of production: Technology convers materials and energies. • Cost and benefit depends on purpose / policy • İn Agriculture and Industry it was production • Gobalisation use technology for consumption.
  9. 9. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '089 Sustainability of Growth or Life ? • Big Powers (G8) strive for economic groqwth • Habitat meetings stand for life and survival ! • “Global Village” ought to choose one: Wealth or Well being (Survival) • Media stands for wealth, science for Life • Teknology can serve both! Q : Which one? • Right and responsibility rest on mankino! • Q: Who, What, How, When, Where ? • Do Mankind have a common mind, purpose?
  10. 10. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0810 Dichotomies of the Global Village Atatürk’s Valid Premises • İndividual - Society • Creation-Evoluttion • Nature-Man • Real-İdeal • War - Peace • Man -Women • Material or Moral • Culture-Technology
  11. 11. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0811 What Brand of Education ? • İnstead learn and do Learning by doing • Not everything , whatever Teach it well from pre school for life long • Don’t teach answers Teach valid questions • Relations rather than causes • Chaos rather than cosmos • Teach society, exisence and virtue of “know thyself” Administration Students Teachers PROGRAM Plant Resources Star Model valid for all levels Programmesr do differ !
  12. 12. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0812 Man-Society- Education-Culture (Concept : Tylor 1871, Model :Güvenç 1972) • Culture/ Civilisation Concepts of Anthropology • Members of society create and learn culture through education. • Culturre in turn greate man by education • İnteraction by education • Progress by education i
  13. 13. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0813 Intersection of Culture Ball How everything is attached to everything else? GÜVENÇ 1974 KÜLTÜR YUMAGI KÜLTÜRLERARAS‹ Tarih ve Töre Doga ve Çevre Habitat Bilim ve Sanatlar Din ve Devlet Egitim & Ögretim Education Aile-Soy- Sop,Sagl›k Yerlesmeler Köy Kasaba Kent ve Metropoller Ekonomi- Teknoloji Tarim Endüstri Hizmetler INSAN & MEDYA MEDYAA
  14. 14. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0814 Premises for the Future Education By Edgar Morin ve Poet Yunus Emre • Search for biased info and eliminate them • Develop those that are rational and valid • Get acquainted with existence, environment • Our globe may be unique in the cosmos. • Prepare for a future unknown. • Purpose : Question, reflect and comprehend • First Priority: “Know thyself” • Yunus Emre “Sciençe is to know thyself’!”
  15. 15. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0815 References Cited in the Presentation • Aristoteles,Politics, vııı. 2 • D’Holbach, Système de la Nature. 1770. • Hartmann, N. Die Neue Wege der Ontologie, 1945. • Locke, An Essay on... Understanding. 1700. • Magee, B. Story of • Philosophy 2000. • Güvenç. B. A-B-C of Culture 2007. • Morin, E. For the Future . Education 2003. • Phenix, Philosophies of Education. 1961. • Turner, G.F. “Design for a Academy.” Dialogue 1987. • Tylor, E. Primitive Culture. 1871. • Wallerstein, I. The End of World as we know it.2000. • Greenspan A. The Age of Turbulence, 2007
  16. 16. Güvenç Talk at Dikmen, '0816 Bozkurt Güvenç ( A Resume) • Mimar, insanbilimci, eğitimci. Hacettepe'nin kuruluşunda görev aldı. • Temel Bilimler Yüksek Okulu, Nüfus Etütleri ve Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsünde kurucu üye olarak çalıştı: nsan ve Kültür.İ • Wilson bursuyla ABD'de, Japon Vakfının bursuyla Tokyo Üniversitesi’nde araştırmalar yaptı: Japon Kültürü! • 1969'da doçent, 1977'de profesör, 1993'te emekli oldu. • Türk Sosyal Bilimler Derneği Başkanlığı, UNESCO Türkiye Milli Komisyonu üyeliği, Başbakanlık Kültür Müsteşarlığı ve Cumhurbaşkanlık danışmanlığı gibi görevlerde bulundu. • Dördü yabancı dillere çevrilmiş 32 kadar kitabı, beş çevrisi, yüzü aşkın araştırma, bildiri ve makalesi yayımlandı. • Türk Kimli i’ğ nin İngilizce özeti “Öteki” 2006 yılinda yayımlandı. • TÜBA şeref üyesi olan Güvenç, Yeditepe Üniversitesinde ders veriyor, bazı süreli dergi ve yayınlara denemeler yazıyor. e-mek: >>b-guvenc@superonline.com<<

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