FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

EDUCATION

MAY 23-24, 2003

Athens, Greece

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Friday, May 23, 2003

 

08:00-08:45 Registration

(DELTA SCHOOL, 1A Rethymnou Street, Basement)

 08:45-08:50 Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER

 08:50-09:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Chris Jecchinis Education, Training and Employment: New Challenges for the E.U. in the Global Economy

 

09:30-11:00 SESSION I (1A Rethymnou Street, Basement)

Chairperson: Papanikos, G.T., ATINER, Greece.

 

  1. Stefanou, S., Professor, Pennsylvania State University, USA, Stefanou, C., Professor, Bucknell University, USA & Wen, F-I., Ph.D. Candidate, Pennsylvania State University, USA. Towards Unifying Theories of Learning and Economic Decision Making.
  2. Allen, G., Professor and Director, CSER, The College of St. Mark and St., U.K. Arts Based Counselling; Psychotherapy and Educational (CPE) Work with Refugees. A Scoping Study and Systematic Review of the Research Evidence to Create a Definitive Study of "What Works and Why", in Arts - Based CPE Methodologies and Methods. A Guide for Arts and CPE Practitioners, Program Directors and Others Charged With Working for and with Refugees.
  3. Armstrong, A., Professor, University of Sheffield, U.K. Towards the Development of a University of Sheffield Caribbean Institute: A Case Study of Program Development.
  4. Wiliams-Boyd, P., Professor, Eastern Michigan University, USA. Social Services, Public Schools and the Poor: A Transformational Dialectic of Empowerment, Collaboration and Communitarianism, Historical Perspectives-Contemporary Response.

  

The following Sessions will take place at DELTA SCHOOL

3 Rethymnou Street, 2nd Floor.

  

11:00-12:30 SESSION IIa

Chairperson: Wiliams-Boyd, P., Professor, Eastern Michigan University, USA.

1.    Armstrong, D., Professor, University of Sheffield, U.K. Expanding Horizons? Rethinking Research Collaboration and Institutional Partnerships in Higher Education.

2.    Baumanis, A., Professor, School of Business Turiba, Latvia. The Tendencies and Regularities in Higher Education in the Transition Economy.

3.    Lyons, T., Professor, Mary Immaculate College, Ireland. Radical Educational Ideas in Ireland at the End of the Eighteenth Century: The Work of Richard Lovell Edgeworth 1744-1817.

4.    Huotary, V., Lecturer, University of Tampere, Finland. Internal Relations in Education System.

 

11:00-12:30 SESSION IIb

Chairperson: Woodcock, L.S., Professor , University of Leeds, UK.

 1.       Khurshid, K., Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge, U.K. The Educational System in the Northern Areas of Pakistan: An Investigation of the Main Issues and Problems.

2.       Onnismaa, J., Lecturer, University of Joensuu, Finland. The Return of Uncertainty: The Changes in Guidance and Counselling Professionalism.

 

12:30-14:00 SESSION IIIa

Chairperson: Freeman-May, A., Senior Lecturer, Oxford University, UK.

 

1.       Levy, J., Professor, George Mason University, USA, Brok, P., Professor, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Brekelmans, M., Professor, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Wubbels,T., Professor, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. The Effect of Teacher Interpersonal Behaviour on Students' Motivation in ESQL.

2.      Ozmen, F., Assistant Professor, University of Firat, Turkey. The Views of Teachers According to School Type for the Effectiveness of Current Class Supervision and the Applicability of Clinical Supervision.

3.       Martin, D., Professor, Youngstown State University, USA & Martin, M., Professor, Youngstown State University, USA. Building Character.

 

12:30 14:00 SESSION IIIb

Chairperson: Noll, E., Professor, University of New Mexico, USA.

1.       Gulati, S., Ph.D. Candidate, City University, U.K. Informal Learning: Building an Argument for Inclusive Online Learning.

2.       Clements, M., Professor, Staffordshire University, U.K, Birch, C., Commercial Director, Staffordshire University, U.K, Hameed, C., Commercial Manager, Staffordshire University, U.K. Establishing an Enterprise Culture with on - Campus Science and Technology Students Using Distributed Learning Support.

3.       Flores, M., Professor, University of Minho, Portugal. Teacher Professionalism in Portugal: Policy and Practice.

 

14:00-15:30 LUNCH (Tavern AMA LACHEI, 69 Kallidromiou Street)

 

15:30 17:00 SESSION IVa

Chairperson: Clements, M., Professor, Staffordshire University, U.K.

 

1.       Tran, A., Professor, Wichita State University, USA. A Lens of 2003: History, Language, Education, Life, and Work in Vietnam.

2.       Noll, E., Professor, University of New Mexico, USA. Community Knowledge as Text: Expanding School-Based Literacies.

3.       Batsone, C., Professor, The Open University, U.K. A Balancing Act: Integration Language Learning, ICT and Research Skills in a Classroom Session.

4.      Kambouri, M., Lecturer, Institute of Education, U.K. ICT and Basic Literacy: The Perfect Match?

 

15:30 17:00 SESSION IVb

 

Chairperson: Vildirim, R., Professor, Cukurova University, Turkey.

  1. Levy, J., Professor, George Mason University, USA, Shafer, L., Professor, George Mason University, USA, Dunlap, K., Professor, George Mason University, USA.   Advancing the Professional Development of Beginning Teachers through Mentoring and Action Research.

  2. Barone, W.P., Professor, Duquesne University, USA. Creating a Culture of Teacher Leadership.

  3. Edwards, P., Professor, State University of New York at New Paltz, USA. The Thinking/Learning System: A Teaching Strategy for Diverse Learning Styles and Abilities.
  4. Mahrouse, G, Ph.D Candidate, University of Toronto, Canada. Dealing with Diversity: Pre-Service Teachers Perceptions of their Training and Preparedness.

 

17:00 18:30 SESSION Va

Chairperson: Yiannakis, A., Professor, University of Connenticut, USA.

 

1.       Stamatoglou, M., PhD Candidate, University of Sheffield, U.K. Being an Early Childhood Education Researcher: Responsibilities and Challenges During Fieldwork and Beyond.

2.       Onnismaa, E-L., Researcher, University of Helsinki, Finland. Trends and Tensions in the Finnish Early Education System.

3.       Messelis, E., Researcher, Vrije University Brussel, Belgium. Prospective Survey of Educational Policies in Old's People's Homes in Flanders.

4.       Calder, I., Director, University of Strathclyde, U.K., Grieve, A., Professor, University of Strathclyde, U.K. Working With Other Adults: What Teachers Need to Know.

 

17:00 18:30 SESSION Vb

Chairperson:Barone, W.P., Professor, Duquesne University, USA.

  1. Burns, L., Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan State University, USA & Koziol, S., Professor, Michigan State University, USA, Video Technology and
    Analytic Lenses in Learning to Teach: Tools for the Development of Expertise in Preservice Teacher Education.
  2. Wilkin, L., Director and Professor, University of Brussels, Belgium & Faccin, I., Researcher, University of Brussels, Belgium. University Students' Use and Attitudes towards Computer and Internet: An Exploratory Study.
  3. Blanco, R., Professor, Miami-Dade Country Public Schools, USA. The Use and/or Lack of Use of Technology in the Mathematics Classroom.
  4. Rumrill, P., Professor and Director, Kent State University, USA & Hennessey, M., Professor, Kent State University, USA. Surveying the Technology Transfer Concerns of College Graduates with Disabilities: Profiles in Transition from Higher Education to Careers.

22:00 DINNER - GREEK NIGHT (Tavern STAMATOPOULOS, 26 Lissiou Street, PLAKA, Tel.: 210 3228722)

Saturday May 24, 2003

08:30-10:00 SESSION VI

Chairperson: Collatos, A., University of California at Los Angeles, USA.

1.      Ziguras, C., Research Fellow, University, Melbourne, Australia. Relating the Local to the Global in International Curriculum Development.

2.       Freeman-May, A., Senior Lecturer, Oxford University, U.K. Paramedic Education: Developments in the United Kingdom.

3.       D' Sena, R., Principal Lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K. "Race", Identity and Curriculum Development: the Case of the "Writing" of the History Schemes of Work, 1999-2000.

4.       Vryonides, M., University of London, U.K. Social Capital in a Historic Context of Modernisation: its Effects on Choice Making in Education.

5.       Kalle, V., University of Turku, Finland. Self-Directed Readiness and students own experiences of their self-direction in two teacher education programs

 

 10:00-11:30 SESSION VIIa

Chairperson: D' Sena, R., Principal Lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K.

  1. Urwin, P., Professor, University of Westminster, U.K. How Many Futures for UK Higher Education? Strategic Choices Facing UK Universities in Light of the Governments Recent White Paper.
  2. Baiza, Y., Ph.D. Student, University of Oxford, U.K. The Effect of the Wider National, Cultural, Traditional, Religious, and Political Challenges Affect the Rebuilding Process and the Future Development of Higher Education in Afghanistan.
  3. Collatos, A., Professor, University of California at Los Angeles, USA, Morrell, E.D., Professor, Michigan State University, USA. Engaging Urban Students as Critical Researchers in the Sociology of Education: Disrupting Social Reproduction and Increasing Access to Higher Education.
  4. Mistry, M., Teacher, Gladstone Lower School, U.K. The Effective Management of Support Staff in the Foundation Stage of a Primary School in England: Identifying and Addressing Issues of Concern..
  5. Pelfonen, J., Professor, University of Turku, Finland. The chain of rational theories as the directing means of productive activities in academic Sloyd Education.

 

  10:00 11:30 SESSION VIIb

Chairperson: Vryonides, M., University of London, U.K.

 

1.      Pavlou, V., Research Officer, University of London, U.K. Sixth Grade Pupils' Attitudes to Art and the Influence of their Teachers' Art Specialisation: Developing a Pupil's Attitude Questionnaire for School Art.

2.      Tomsic Cerkez, B., Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Tacol, T., Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Art Education at the Beginnings of the Third Millennium: The Necessity for a Plurality of Approaches.

3.       Rothenbühler, I., Ph.D. Candidate, University of Geneva, FPSE, Switzerland. The Intercultural Education in the Natural and Complementary Medicine.

4.      Ageyev, V., Professor, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA. Intercultural Education in the Age of Globalization.

 11:30-13:00 SESSION VIIIa

Chairperson: Noll, E., Professor, University of New Mexico, USA.

1.      Yildirim, R., Professor, Cukurova University, Turkey. Adapting an Apprenticeship Model to Enculturating Students into their English - Medium Target Discourse Communities.

  1. Woodcock, L.S., Professor, University of Leeds, U.K. Why not Robbie Wiliams? Trainee Teachers Difficulties with Teaching English on School Practice in Primary Schools.
  2. Mersinligil, G., Professor, Cukurova University, Turkey. Evaluation of the English Language Curriculum for the Fourth and Fifth Grade Students in Elementary Education.
  3. Ilmars, S., Karlsone, I., Raipulis, J., Latvia. Success of Teaching English and Mathematics in Latvia Dependence.

 11:30-13:00 SESSION VIIIb

Chairperson: Ageyev, V., Professor, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA.

1.       Fuller, M., Professor, University of Gloucestershire, U.K., Healey, M., Professor, University of Gloucestershire, U.K. & Bradley, A., Professor, University of Gloucestershire, U.K. Legislation and Institutional Development: Incorporating Disabled Students within an Inclusive Higher Education Environment.

2.       Papoutsis-Kritikos, E., Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, USA. & Birnbaum, B., Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, USA. Changing Careers: Training Non-Educators To Work With Children with Disabilities: A Roadmap For Success.

3.       Barnes, L., Principal Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, U.K. Aiming Higher: Access Provision for Deaf Students.

13 :00-14 :30 SESSION IX

Chairperson: Woodcock, L.S., Professor, University of Leeds, U.K.  

1.       Macfarlane, C., Professor, Pacific University, USA. Is Special Education Making a Difference?

2.       Alexiev, K., Assistant Professor, Shumen University, Bulgaria. Development of the Psycho-Physical Qualities of the 8 Years Old Children /II grade/ in Order to act in Disastrous Situations Achieved by the Means of a Specialized Training.

3.       Given, B.K., Director and Associate Professor, George Mason University. USA. Phonemic Awareness Intervention on Adolescents With Low Reading Skills.

4.      Dumbrajs, S., Ph.D., University of Joensuu, Finland, Federley, B., Researcher, Finland. Teachers Learning Through Partnerships.

 

14:30-16:00 LUNCH (Tavern AMA LACHEI, 69 Kallidromiou Street)

 

16:00 17:30 SESSION X

Chairperson: Macfarlane, C., Professor, Pacific University, USA.

  1. Büchel, F., Professor, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany & Pollmann-Schult, M., Ph.D. Candidate, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany. Upward and Downward Career Mobility Among Overeducated Workers in Western Germany.
  2. Butcher, J., Staff Tutor, The Open University, U.K., Sieminski, S., Staff Tutor, The Open University, U.K. & Burgess, H., Senior Lecturer, The Open University, U.K. Meeting Professional Development Needs? Does the Doctorate in Education Bridge the Intellectual and the Professional Development Needs for Teachers?
  3. Ambihadevy, S., Lecturer, Dhurakijpundit University, Thailand. Equity in Public Financing for Basic Education: Evidence from Thailand..
  4. Willis, I., Professor, University of Liverpool, U.K, Roberts, L., Professor, University of Liverpool, U.K. Developing Learning and Teaching Culture in a Research - Led Institution - A Holistic Approach.

17:30 19:00 SESSION XI

Chairperson: Willis, I., Professor, University of Liverpool, U.K.

  1. Paquin, M. Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada. & Drolet, M. Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada. Conduct Disorder of three- to-nine- year old Children in Canada: School and Family's Collaboration as Key to Success to Prevent Out-of-school Suspension.
  2. Sood, K., Senior Lecturer, University in Birmingham, U.K. Creating an Inclusive Culture: The Involvement of Teachers and Other Professionals.
  3. Yiannakis, A., Professor, University of Connecticut, USA, Kane, G., Professor, University of Connecticut, USA & Tomporowski, P., Professor, University of Georgia, USA. Comparative Study of the Effect of Martial Arts Training on Mood.
  4. Markea, G., Ph.D., Institute of Education, University of London, U.K. Variables Influencing Musical Knowledge Development in Athenian Music Institutions.

19:00 20:30 SESSION XII

Chairperson: Yiannakis, A., Professor, University of Connecticut, USA.

1.       Prentice, R., Professor, University of London, U.K. Creativity, Cultural Curiosity and Critical Pedagogy.

2.       Guliciuc, E., Associate Professor, University of Suceava, Romania, Guliciuk, V., Associate Professor, University of Suceava, Romania. EUPEDAS-European Pedagogical Databases Systems. Creating an East EUropean PEdagogical DAtabases System for research and training. An East-European Approach.

3.       Miller, S., Associate Professor, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA. How Literature Discussion Shapes Thinking: Mediating Narrative/Critical Habits of the Heart and Mind.

4.       Karagiozis, N., Ph.D. Candidate, University of Ottawa, Canada, Robertson, J., Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada. Reading Fairytales in Childhood: Greek Classic Tales and the Literary Imagination.

 

20:30 20:45 CONCLUSIONS

02:45 21:15 GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ATINER - Members only

21:30: DINNER (Rozalia, 58 Valtetsiou str., Exarcheia Square)