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Issue 13, September 2015

Sonya Ilieva, BULGARIA

Professor, DSc at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen, Chief Editor of online journal SocioBrains


INFLUENCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY ON THE SOCIAL SPHERE                                                                               

Abstract: Over the last decade the term "nanotechnology" occurs more often when it comes to innovation in applied science. It is now known that it was looking into the future, high technology that detects unsuspected prospects for our civilization and fundamentally changed our traditional notions and human experience. The social work will be very strongly influenced by the development of nanehnologiite and mainly in medicine, since its results first will improve the condition of beneficiaries of social services, and secondly, reduce the number of these persons. Known is the fact that the majority of those users of social services are those that can generally be designated by the term people with disabilities. Adequate policy of each country, including Bulgaria, to complete the financing for these new medical products will help: reducing the funds that the country devoted to social services, medical treatment and support; will reduce the cost required to build an accessible architectural environment; it will be possible early diagnosis of diseases and will increase the opportunities for timely response, etc.

Georgi  Kolev, BULGARIA

Professor  DSc, First Vice Rector of Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen, Head of the Department "Social work" at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen


Necessity of foresight studies for forecasting processes associated with elderly people in Bulgaria                            

Abstract: Modernization of long-term care and ensure equal opportunities for access to social services for the elderly and solidarity between generations can take place in Bulgaria in the way of programs and plans designed "piece" as a result of extensive studies known in research and scientific space as Foresight. In conclusion it can be said that the operational objectives and tasks, which would be enshrined in a possible Bulgarian Foresight to identify the problems of the elderly are mainly related to ensuring conditions for the working life of older people; providing opportunities for active life of people of retirement age; providing conditions for access to health services and extending the life of older people in good health and others.

Larysa Solohub, UKRAINE

Assistant Professor at The Ivan Franko National University of L'viv, L'viv, Ukraine


The Interaction of Visual and Verbal Components in Comics in the English Textbooks on Ecology                               

Abstract: This paperoffers a study oftheinteraction of visual and verbal components in comics describing various environmental issues in the English textbooks on ecology. It is shown that the addressee perceives these elements as one whole conveying the main message. The interplay of the visual and verbal representing various ecological problems helps students to better adopt environment-friendly ideology based on human-nature harmony.

Neli Dimitrova, BULGARIA

Associate professor PhD at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen, Pedagogical faculty, Department Technology study and vocational education


Application of modern approaches for training of students                                                                                      

Abstract: The modernization of the educational process requires application of new approaches to learning. The main purpose of the educational system the students to produce a lasting interest in science, leading to a highly qualified staff, competitors in the labor market. The aim of this work is to provide a system of modern approaches to educating students, differing from traditional familiar to us.

Neli Dimitrova, BULGARIA

Associate professor PhD at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen, Pedagogical faculty, Department Technology study and vocational education


Functional literacy – criteria to quality of educational process                                                                                  

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present functional literacy as new concept  in the Bulgarian educational system and defining can it  to be criteria to quality of educational process. The concept “functional literacy” is new of science. In the last years is education accepting as result of the necessities personality and requirement the society. This result is effect and dimension with concept “functional literacy”. It forming and development are enforce of the continuously enhancement requires toward education level. This enhancement requires is result of the social development in different dimensions and it is defined of quality of educational process.

Yuksel Ahmed, BULGARIA

PhD in National Security at University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia


Bulgaria on the orbits at European and global environmental policy                                                                         

Abstract: Environmental issues constitute a separate section and fits perfectly in the convergence process and achieving the criteria for EU integration. The reasons for this increased attention to environmental problems are at least three. First, to ensure that the activities of the Bulgarian economy and its products / goods do not contain environmental risks for Western partners both in their production and in their consumption. Second, to ensure (in the spirit of genuine partnership) that the real competitiveness (price) available on the Bulgarian domestic raw materials and commodities contained in its cost comparable costs for environmental protection, natural resources and human health. And third, to ensure that Bulgaria as a party to multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) shares adequately their national responsibilities and allocate resources to mitigate and solve regional and global environmental problems such as climate change, protection of the ozone layer, biodiversity, transboundary water, etc.

Vesna Kolarova, MACEDONIA

Master of Law Faculty, "St. Cyril and Methodius" -  Skopje, Macedonia, Prosecutor of the Prosecution Office of the city of Stip, Macedonia


Organized crime                                                                                                                                                 

 Abstract: Crime as individual and social evil in its broadest sense means the totality of all offenses that are criminalized as crimes or misdemeanors and which are committed on the territory of a particular country for a certain period of time. Organized crime manifests through various forms of criminal activity, a permanent searching for favorable conditions for its existence, survival, expansion and greater presence on global-planetary level. 

Anton  Kirilov, BULGARIA

Master Social Activities at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen


Structural elements of the communication process                                                                                                

Abstract: In the most general sense, communication is defined as the exchange of information between organisms are carried by signals. The information is aimed at aligning the behavior of the partners of the same or different species by giving signals and react to them. Required units communicative system are communicators otpravitel of speech information and recipient information of language (receptive). Synonymous terms of the relation source receiver may communicator - recipient, subject - subject, sender - addressee. In speech communication to corresponding respectively speaking and listening. Interpersonal communication is not just only interaction between the two information channels - verbal and nonverbal. It is something much more complex. Realizing the form of involvement in the bilateral process, it acquires special importance of psychological and social reality of the participants.

Iliyan Iliev, BULGARIA

Master Social Activities at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen


Gerontological aspects of old age                                                                                                                         

Abstract: The problems of the elderly should not be passed so easily, because at present, globally people in elderly prevail. This trend is observed in the country. There is a significant increase in life expectancy. In the process of self-determination of the old man and his adaptation is formed sense to be guided not only by subjective motives, but also taking into account their real achievements and opportunities. Defining characteristics of people, especially the old man as a subject are its uniqueness and value. Subjectivity can be seen only in its manifestations in life, in communication, in its identity in various aspects of its operation.

Tatiana Botkova, BULGARIA

Student of specialty "Social Activities" at Konstantin Preslavsky – University of Shumen


Application of modern approaches for training of students                                                                                      

Abstract: Social work is aimed at helping people they receive appropriate social services and social benefits to providing advice and protection to supporting communities and groups to provide social services or improve existing ones. Related to solving social problems and conflicts on a personal level and realize the change represents a better mutual adaptation in personal and social. Personal change is related to increasing the autonomy of the individual and social change to the organization and adapt the available resources to improve the living conditions of the individual. It is associated more with facilitating social interactions, increase capacity for social functioning (adaptation and integration).