Valentyna I. Shtanko
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Honors and Awards
In 1999 she was awarded by Honorary Diploma of Ministry of Education of Ukraine, with the sign «Excellent educatior of Ukraine». Laureate and winner of an award (2003) of the regional competition «Kharkiv High School – the best names» in the nomination «Teacher of humanitarian disciplines».
Graduated from Kharkiv Institute of Radio Electronics and Postgraduate Studies at the Department of Philosophy. Since 1982 – Candidate of Philosophical Sciences. Since 1994 – Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, specialty philosophy of science.
Since 1973 she has been working at the Department of Philosophy of KNURE as an assistant, senior lecturer, associate professor, since 1984 head of the Department of Philosophy .
She lectures courses for students, masters and postgraduates: «Philosophy», «Philosophical problems of scientific knowledge», «Philosophy of science, philosophy and methodology of modern science, problems of the formation of critical thinking».
Research interests are methodology of modern scientific knowledge, philosophical problems of artificial intelligence, features of postmodern situation in philosophy and philosophy of science, philosophical and social problems of informatization of society.
Under her leadership was the research of state budget themes «Sociocultural transformations in the process of formation of information civilization (philosophical, methodological and sociological analysis)», «Sociocultural transformations in the process of formation of information civilization in Ukraine», «Valuable orientations of
young people in the conditions of globalization and informatization of society», «Problems of personal adaptation in the conditions of formation of the information society», which were part of the coordination plan of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine «Classic, modern, postmodern in philosophy, science and culture: the
problem of spirituality on termination of the millennium».
She supervises post-graduate and doctoral dissertations at the department. Under her guidance 13 candidate and 2 doctoral dissertations were defended.
Public and international activities
She is member of scientific collection «Messenger of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University» (series «Theory of culture and philosophy of science»), member of specialized Scientific Council for defense of doctoral dissertations at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. She is an editor of 4 collective editions.