Presentations and Handouts on Friday, 31st August, 2007 III.

29. 11. 2007

Symposium Set III – 9:45 – 11:15

                       

SYMPOSIUM III/1 - HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN TO BECOME LITERATE: THE RELEVANCE OF NARRATIVE COMPETENCE FOR DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION

Keynote session

room: plenary hall

Chair: Bert van Oers, Department Theory and Research in Education, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Click here to reach the presentation of Bert van Oers


SYMPOSIUM III/2 - PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE & FAMILY INVOLVEMENT

Self-organised symposium

Supporting Parents as Children’s First Educators: Theory in Practice

room: Congress Hall III.

1. A Framework to Bridge Theory and Practice in Work with Parents, Peter Hannon, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

2. Peers Early Education Partnership: Learning from ‘Drop-in’ Provision, Sally Smith, Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP), United Kingdom

3. Using Songs and Rhymes to Support Young Children’s Communication, Alison Street, Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP), United Kingdom

 

SYMPOSIUM III/3  - CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FAMILIES AND TEACHERS

Self-organised symposium

Parents and Workers in Partnership. Models of Engagement on 3 Different Levels –

Organisational, within Study Groups, and Between Individuals

room: Bohemia Top Restaurant

1. Parents and Workers: Sustaining a Shared Dialogue, Kate Hayward, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Parents and Workers: Transformations through Dialogue in a Group, Annette Cummings, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Thinking about Feeling: Facilitating Reflection, Colette Tait, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom  - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/4 - PLAY / MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

Individual papers

room: lounge 5

1. Forming Ethical Identities in Early Childhood Child-Adult Play, Brian Edmiston, Ohio State University, USA

2. Evaluation of ‘Play @ Home’ in the Highlands, Jacqué Fee, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

3. Making a Difference for Traveller (Roma) Children, Kathleen O’Kane, NIPPA – The Early Years Organisation, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/5 - APPLYING SOCIO-CULTURAL THEORY IN PLAY AND LEARNING

Self-organised symposium

The Zone of Proximal Development and Transitions in Play

room: lounge 6

1. Development of Cultural Creativity in Play, Milda Bredikyte, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Transition from Imitative Play to Joint Imagination, Hilkka Munter, Kaisa Jakkula, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland

3. The ZPD between Narrative and Logical Rationality in Play,  Pentti Hakkarainen, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/6 - TEACHERS’ PRACTICE: INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN

Self-organised symposium

Men in Education and Professional Care for Young Children in Norway

room: lounge 7

1. Men’s Motivation, Well-being, and Acting Possibilities in Female Dominated Working Environments, Rune Storli, Queen Maud`s College, Norway

2. Men or Woman in Pre-schools – Does It Matter? Kari Emilsen, Queen Maud`S College, Norway

3. What Do 19 Men among the Staff in the Outdoor Pre-schools in Norway Imply? Olav B. Lysklett, Queen Maud`s College, Norway

 

SYMPOSIUM III/7 - EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Individual papers

room: lounge 12

1. Young Children and Spirituality: Creating Relational Spaces, Jane Bone, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. The Story So Far ... “A Cry for Justice: The Use of Children’s Literature in Facilitating Preschoolers’ Awareness of and Sensitivities to Social Justice Issues”, Karen Hawkins,University of Southern Queensland, Australia - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Young Children Playing Together and Coping with Conflicts. A Training Programme for Educators, Anke van Keulen, Bureau MUTANT Change agents – respect for diversity / European network DECET, The Netherlands

 

SYMPOSIUM III/8 - SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SCAFFOLDING

Discussion group

Scaffolding Families with Very Young Children: Policy Tensions and Implications for Practice

room: executive room 121

- No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/9 - TRANSITIONS

Individual papers

room: lounge 4

1. School – A Place with Invisible and Unspoken Boundaries? Ingmarie Munkhammar Department of Education, Sweden

2. Public School and Child-Care Partnership, Ann Lovrien,  Saint Paul Public Schools, St. Paul, MN, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Changing Practice: The Effect of a European Study Visit on the Practice of Scottish Early Childhood Teachers, Aline-Wendy Dunlop and Jacqueline Henry, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/10 - ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT

Self-organised symposium

Zone of Proximal Development

room: Moravia Restaurant

1. The Teacher’s Position in Adult-Child Interaction in Its Relation to Child’s Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), Elena Yudina, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Using the Concept of Scaffolding to Promote Practical Applications of the Zone of Proximal Development in an Early Childhood Classroom, Elena Bodrova, Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), United States - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Joint Activity of Child and Adult in the Space ZPD, Inna Korepanova, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Russian Federation

 

SYMPOSIUM III/11 - UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS IN EARLY YEARS

Individual papers

room: executive room 124

1. How is Early Years Practice linked to Theory? Mathematics as a Case in Question, Penny Munn, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Children-Technology-Maths Activity as a Unit of Analysis: Exploring the Challenge of Maths and Technology in the Early Years, Anna Chronaki, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly, Greece - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Assessing the Scientific Concept of Number in Primary School Children, Peter Moxhap, Portland (Maine) Public Schools, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/12 - LANGUAGE LEARNING

Individual papers

room: executive room 122

1. Scaffolding Emergent Readers with Teacher’s Interactions, Patricia Kostell, Educational Consultant and Curriculum Facilitator, USA

2. The Facilitative Role of Adults in the Language Development of Afrikaans – and Sesotho- Speaking Pre-school Children, Jje Messerschmidt, Cm Vorster, Jcf Venter, Mj Ramabenyane, University of the Free State, South Africa

3. Improving Language and Literacy Opportunities in an Early Years Setting, Annette Kearns, IPPA, The Early Childhood Organisation, Ireland

 

SYMPOSIUM III/13 - LANGUAGE AS A TOOL OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Individual papers

room: lounge 1

1. The Functional Analysis based on Vygotsky’s Approach: Functions of Egocentric Thinking, Alexandr Romaschuk, MSU, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Invisible Children: Picture Books and Disability, Karen Argent, Newman College of Higher Education, United Kingdom

3. The Vygotsky-Luria Neuropsychological Approach to Remediation of Executive Functions Deficit in Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities, Tatiana Akhutina, Learning Disabilities and ADHD Lab, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education. Department of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/14 - INVOLVING CHILDREN IN RESEARCH

Individual papers

room: lounge 8

1. Many Children, Many Voices, Anja Tertoolen (1) and Wieke Bosch (2), (1) Educatieve Federatie Interactum, The Netherlands, (2) Ipabo, The Netherlands

2. Young Children’s Voices in Legal Settings, Celia Doyle and Gill Handley, Northampton University, United Kingdom

3. A Creative Methodology for Consulting with Young Children, Nanette Smith and Isobel Mcclean, University of Worcester, United Kingdom

 

SYMPOSIUM III/15 - ART, MUSIC, AND DRAMA

Self-organised symposium

Creativity in Multiple Perspectives

room: executive room 123

1. Perspectives of Children, Teachers, Parents, and Governors in a North of England Primary School, Anna Craft, Exeter University and Open University, United Kingdom

2. Do Movement Activities and Games Facilitate Creative Thinking? Evridiki Zachopoulou, Alexandrio Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece

3. Creativity in Performance Arts, Susan Young, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

4. Creativity in Artistic and Conceptual Incongruities Produced by Kindergarten Children, Eleni Loizou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/16 - ASSESSMENT: APPROACHES AND EXPERIENCES

Individual papers

room: lounge 2 & 3

1. Assessing Well-being and Learning Processes – Is Learning in Playschool Powerful? Kristin Karlsdottir and Bryndís Gardarsdottir, Iceland University of Education, Iceland

2. Diagnostics of the Crisis at the Age of 3 as the Basis of Educational Programme Design, Natalia Razina, Russian State University for The Humanities, Vygotsky Institute of Psychology, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/17 - VYGOTSKIAN THEORY AND ASSESSMENT / TEACHERS’ - PRACTICE: INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN

Individual papers

room: executive room 125

1. Assessment for Learning: Motivation for Teachers to Personalise Learning, Jeanette Clarkin-Phillips, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

2. Development for Assessment Quality: An Education Management Perspective on Vygotsky, Nalize Marais, University of the Free State, South Africa

3. Diversity and Equity - Making Sense of Good Practice, Regine Schallenberg-Diekmann (1), Dalvir Gill (2), Anastasia Houndoumadi (3), and Peter Lee (4), (1) NA.KINDER.GARTEN and ISTA/INA at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, (2) CREC, Birmingham, England/UK, (3) SCHEDIA, Athens, Greece, (4) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland/UK

 

SYMPOSIUM III/18 - MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

Self-organised symposium

Children Crossing Borders Project: The Challenges and Potentials of Coding as a Means of

Handling Large Cross National Data Sets

room: Congress Hall I.

1. To Code or Not to Code? That is the Question! Gilles Brougère, Université Paris 13, France - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. The Science and Art of Developing a Coding Frame and Protocol, Jennifer Adair, State University of Arizona, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. The Power and Potential of Coding as a Connecting Process, Chris Pascal, Guilia Pastori, and Annika Sulzer, Centre for Research in Early Childhood in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/19 - POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Individual papers

room: lounge 9

1. It Takes Two to Tango – Including the Including? Goran Lassbo, Department of Education, Göteborg University, Sweden - No presentation is available for this symposium.

2. Inclusion in Early Childhood Education: A Rich Tapestry of Diversity Clouded by Considerable Challenge, Kathleen Clark and Frances Ross-Watt, University of Strathclyde, Faculty of Education, United Kingdom

3. Children with Disabilities: Improving Attitudes, Practices and Policies, Ulviya Mikailova, Centre for Innovations in Education, Azerbaijan - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/20 - POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Individual papers

room: executive room 127

1. Multimodal Meaning Making in Special and Inclusive Pre-school: The Experiences of a Young Child with Learning Difficulties, Rosie Flewitt, Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology, The Open University, United Kingdom

2. Portfolios, A Tool of Inclusive Practice, Bronwyn Glass, Botany Downs Kindergarten, Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. The Crossing Borders Project: “A Passport in Hand, Competent Learners Go to School”, Carol Hartley, Mangere Bridge Kindergarten, Centre of Innovation 2006-2008, New Zealand - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/21 - TEACHER TRAINING

Individual papers

room: executive room 128

1. Crossing Borders: The Transition to Higher Education, Hilary Fabian, The North East Wales Institute, United Kingdom

2. Reshaping Early Childhood Teacher Education: Who is in Charge of Policy Reform? Manjula Waniganayake, Macquarie University, Australia

3. The Effects of Turkish Curriculum of Teacher Training for Supporting Language Acquisition: The Turkish Example of TESSLA Project, Ayla Oktay, Alev Onder, Ozgül Polat Unutkan, University of Marmara, Turkey - No presentation is available for this symposium.

 

SYMPOSIUM III/22 - POLICY OF EARLY EDUCATION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

Individual papers

room: Old Czech Beer Pub

1. ZOP: Critical Thinking, Untested Feasibilities and Zones of Professional Development, Mathias Urban, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

2. Competing Professional Identities in Contemporary Early Childhood Education: The Hegemony of Children’s Chronological Age in Early Childhood Educators’ Sense of Identity, Susan Krieg, School of Education, Flinders University, South Australia, Australia

3. Professional Identity in the Early Years Workforce in England: Introducing Voice and Visibility, Gillian Mcgillivray, Newman College of Higher Education, United Kingdom

 

SYMPOSIUM III/23 - WORKFORCE, CLIMATE, MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP

Individual papers

room: executive room 129

1. Reflections on Leadership Mentoring and the Zone Of Proximal Development, Mike Gasper and Paul Watling, Centre for Research in Early Childhood in Birmingham, United Kingdom

2. “Get Back in Your Box”: How an Interpreted Culture Impacts Leadership Aspirations and Behaviours, Louise Hard, Charles Sturt University, Australia 

3. The Pre-school Director and the Problems in the Staff Group, Arna H. Jónsdóttir, Iceland University of Education (IUE), Iceland


SYMPOSIUM III/24 - IMAGES OF CHILD IN SOCIETY IN EARLY YEARS EDUCATION

Individual papers

room: lounge 11

1. Introducing Free Early Childhood Care and Education in New Zealand: Politics and Practice 2007, Helen May, University of Otago, New Zealand - This presentation hasn’t been uploaded because the file is too large. If you would like reach this presentation, please e-mail Eva Izsak at eizsak@issa.hu

2. Early Childhood in a Political View, Kurt Hein and Gunhild Vestergård, CVU Lillebælt Fyns Pædagogseminarium, Denmark - No presentation is available for this symposium.

3. Governance of Early Care and Education: Politics and Policy in France and Sweden, Michelle Neuman, Columbia University, USA

 

SYMPOSIUM III/25 - TEACHERS’ REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

Self-organised symposium

Teachers as Participants in Children’s Learning Processes

room: executive room 130

1. Children’s Participation: Focus on Dialogical Patterns in Early Childhood Institutions, Berit Bae, Høgskolen Oslo, Norway

2. Adults as Context for Social Learning in Kindergarten, Liv Gjems, Vestfold University, Norway

3. Exploring Beliefs about Learning and Knowledge of Students in Child-Care Training Programmes: Beliefs about Children’s Learning and Personal Epistemology, Joanne Brownlee, Donna Berthelsen and Gillian Boulton-Lewis, QUT, Australia

 

SYMPOSIUM III/26 - INNOVATION: IMPLEMENTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE

Individual papers

☞ room: room 103

1. Narratives about “The Best Practice” in Pre-school, Annica Löfdahl and Héctor Pérez Prieto, Karlstad University, Sweden

2. Wartime Nursery, Nursery, Neighbourhood Nursery, Children’s Centre: the Changing Role of Early Years Provision, Jane Murray and Eunice Lumsden, The University of Northampton, United Kingdom

3. Evaluating and Improving Quality of a Network of Infant-Toddler Day-Care Centres in a Metropolitan Area, Tullia Musatti, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council, Italy

 


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