The State of the Problem of Competence Formation to Ensure Technosphere Safety at a Polytechnic University

  • Andrey N. PoptcovEmail author
  • Irina G. DolininaEmail author
  • Elena N. KhamatnurovaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 131)


The competence to ensure technosphere safety should correspond to the level of production development and be formed at a polytechnic university for students of all specialties during the learning process, as under modern conditions of the technosphere state; a qualified specialist of any profile should know and understand that his professional actions can lead to technosphere danger. The following problem has been identified and described: lack of professional motivation to ensure safety among junior students. The ways and problems of forming the competence to ensure the safety of future engineers of various specialties at polytechnic universities of Russian Federation have been analyzed. The author’s idea of the pedagogical concept “competence to ensure technosphere safety” has been presented, and the developed pedagogical technology for the formation of competence to ensure technosphere safety for students of a polytechnic university has been developed. The complexity of educational adaptation can be overcome by adapting to the formation of competence to ensure technosphere safety. Some mechanism for the continuous adaptation of junior students to the formation of competence to ensure technosphere safety has been proposed, which positively affects their educational adaptation. An important role of science education has been displayed in the ability to prevent technosphere hazards, to obtain an objective assessment of the possible consequences and to know how to effectively eliminate the negative impact of the technosphere on the individual and society has been shown as well.


Competence Technosphere safety Engineering education Educational standards 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perm National Research Polytechnic UniversityPermRussian Federation

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