Program


23rd Annual International Conference on Education
17th Annual International Conference on Information Technology & Computer Science
17-20 May 2021, Athens, Greece
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 17 May 2021

08.30-09.00
Registration


09.00-09.30
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
  • Panagiotis Petratos, Vice-President of Information Communications Technology, ATINER & Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology & Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA. (Video)
  • David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA. (Video)
  • Zoi Philippakos, Co-Editor, Athens Journal of Education & Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. (Video)

09.30-10:00
Alex MacQuarrie
, Senior Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia.
Title: Using a Scholarship to Promote Scholarship: A Unique Approach to Learning and Teaching.


10:00-10:30
Lars Brinck, Head of Research & Associate Professor, Rhythmic Music Conservatory, Denmark.
Title: Promoting Cooperative Creativity Improvisation as Learning in Jazz Settings and the Role of Technology. 


10:30-11:00
Orit Broza, Head of Primary School Education Program, Levinsky College of Education, Israel.
Title: Learning by Creation in Scratch in Teacher Training Education Program.


11:00-11:30
Gábor Törley
, Senior Lecturer, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.
Péter Bernát, Senior Lecturer, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.
Title: Didactic Connection between Spreadsheet and Programming Teaching.


11:30-12:00
Liat Biberman-Shalev
, Head of Education Department, Levinsky College of Education, Israel.
Title: Approaches to Global Education in Teacher Training.


12:00-12:30
Lars Samuelsson
, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Niclas Lindstrom, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Title: Online Surveillance and Education for Digital Competence


12:30-13:00
Niclas Lindstrom, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Lars Samuelsson, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Title: Moral Taste and Moral Education – An Interview Study.


13:00-13:30
Manuela Concioiu
, PhD Candidate, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania.
Title: From Teaching about Diversity to Learning on Diversity in the Romanian Educational System.


13:30-14:00
Nerea Gómez Fernández
, Researcher, Technical University of Valencia, Spain.
Title: Causal Effects of the Use of ICT on Academic Performance: Evidence from a Census Survey in Madrid.


14:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
Carsten Lecon
, Professor, Aalen University, Germany.
Title: E-Learning for Media Ethics


15:00-15:30
Thomas Fehlmann
, Senior Researcher, Euro Project Office AG, Switzerland. (Slides)
Title: The Fixpoint Combinator in Software Testing – A Step towards Autonomous Testing?


15:30-16:00
Pirkko Kivinen
, Senior Lecturer, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Title: Workplace Learning through Digital Work Supervision and Peer Support.


16:00-16:30
Lori Towle
, Director, Full Circle Classrooms & Coach, Boston Public Schools, USA.
Title: Case Study of a Constructivist Framework for Professional Learning Communities.


16:30-17:00
Dursun Egriboyun
, Lecturer, National Defence University, Turkey.
Title: The Mediation Effect of the Organizational Support and Communication Skills to the Job Satisfaction in the Learning Organizations.


17:00-17:30
Dawn Martelli
, Associate Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA.
Title: Writing College Admission Essays: Young Adult Authors Mentor Students from Title I Schools at a University Literacy Festival.



17:30-18:00
Teresa Perkins
, Director & Assistant Professor, Doane University, USA.
Title: US Public School Principal Job Satisfaction: A Comparison by Religion and Gender, School Location, School Level.


18:00-18:30
Paulette Hebert
, Professor, Oklahoma State University, USA.
Kate Korneva, Graduate Student, Oklahoma State University, USA.
Title: Pivot from an On-Site to Virtual Reaccreditation Visit: One American University’s Interior Design Program.


18:30-19:00
Alicia Wenzel
, Professor, Western Oregon University, USA.
Katrina Hovey, Assistant Professor, Western Oregon University, USA.
Anne Ittner, Assistant Professor, Western Oregon University, USA
Title: Examining Early Career Teachers’ Formative Practices to Inform and Support Continuous Improvement in Educator Preparation Programs.


19:00-19:30
Toyia Curry
, Instructional Dean, Arlington Independent School District, USA.
Sharon Waller, Assistant Professor, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
Title: Using Formative Assessment to Improve Student Achievement in Reading: Reflections from the Field.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 18 May 2021

07:30-09:30 Urban Walk


09:30-10:00
Gabriela Spector-Mersel, Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University & Sapir College, Israel.
Title:
Growth and Pain in Life Story Reflection of Students in Higher Education. 


10.00-10:30
Fuad Aleskerov
, Professor, HSE University, Russia.
Title: An Evaluation of the Quality of The Enrollment in Russian Higher Education with the Priority Profile Based on Mathematics (2015-2020).


10:30-11:00
Afreen Khan, PhD Student, Aligarh Muslim University, India.
Title:
Data Analysis and Ensemble Learning: Correlation COVID-19 Prevalence in India. 


11:00-11:30
Abeer Asli-Badarneh, Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Title:
The Role of Language and Literacy Intervention in Narrative Skills Development in Arabic Speaking Kindergarten Children: A Study of Macrostructure Features and Mental State Terms.


11:30-12:00
Leila Kajee
, Professor, University of Johannesburg South Africa.
Salejee Patel, Master Student, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Title: Translanguaging: A Step Towards Social Justice Pedagogy in the English Classroom.


12:00-12:30
Jessica Maluch, Assistant Professor, American University in Dubai, UAE.
Title: The Development of Primary Students’ L1 Arabic Language and Literacy in English Medium Schools.


12:30-13:00
Serwan Baban
, Chief Scientific Advisor, Kurdistan Region Presidency, Iraq.
Title:
Private University Governance and Management in Developing Countries.


13:00-13:30
Romalda Kasiliauskiene
, Lecturer, Head, Department of Arts and Social Work, Marijampolė College, Lithuania.
Title:
Preconditions of Tolerance Development at Higher Educational Institution.


13:30-14:00
Hannele Laaksonen
, Principal Lecturer, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Title:
The Leadership Competence Produced by a Master’s Degree Program at a University of Applied Sciences and the Future Competences Required at Work.


14:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30
Jerry Medernach
, Post-Doc Researcher, German Sport University, Cologne Germany.
Title:
Introducing Indoor Bouldering to High School Students: A Self-Reported Perception Analysis of Various Short-Term Training Regimen.


15:30-16:00
Deon Vos
, Senior Lecturer, North-West University, South Africa.
Title:
The Objectives of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) in Correlation with the Objectives of the Brazilian, Russian, Indian and South African Organization (BRICS).


16:00-16:30
Elize Vos
, Senior Lecturer, North-West University, South Africa.
Title:
Enhancing Adolescents’ Self-Directed Reading of Controversial Youth Literature.


16:30-17:00
Susan Penque
, Director Graduate Education and Nursing Research, Long Island University-Post, USA.
Title:
Lessons from COVID-19: Faculty and Students Experiences during Emergency Remote Education.


17:00-17:30
Rina Bousalis
, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA.
Title:
The Oral History Project: Discovering the Community’s Knowledge, Experience, and Perspective of Events and Issues.


17:30-18:00
Angela Farmer
, Assistant Clinical Professor, Mississippi State University, USA.
Title:
It’s all about Type.


18:00-18:30
Antonio Balloni
, Researcher, University of Campinas, Brazil, Paulo Resende, Research and Projects Financing, FINEP, Brazil.
Miguel Juan Bacic, Professor, University of Campinas, Brazil.
Title:
Brazil of the 21st Century: Strategizing with the Sociotechnical Management Approach.


18:30-19:00
John M. Medellin
, Chief Technical Officer, TruDecision, Inc. and Medellin Applied Research Concepts, LLC, USA.
Title:
Generation, Regeneration and Validation of Binary Secret Keys through Blockchain in IoT Devices.


19:00-19:30
Sobitha Samaranayake
, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, USA.
Title:
An Interactive Decision Support System for College Degree Planning.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 19 May 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 20 May 2021
Delphi Tour