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Conference Program and abstracts

IACEP Guadalajara 2018: Program Overview

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Sunday, January 28

15:00-17:00 On-site registration
17:00-18:30 Reception
18:30-20:00 Executive Committee Meeting (Dinner)
20:00-21:30 Opening Session (David Tzuriel, Chair)
Rebeca Mejia Arauz, ITESO University
An applied sociocultural model to promote children´s learning following an informal learning paradigm

Monday, July 29

8:30-9:00 On-site registration
9:00-10:30 Keynote (Carl Haywood, Chair)
Yuriy V. Karpov, Touro College
The Vygotskian Approach to Preschool and School Instruction
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

Paper Session 1 (Matthew Poehner, Chair)
- Lipshatz-Eshwege, Schiff & Geva: Why is it hard being a friend while playing?  Relations of inhibition control and emotion recognition to peer interaction in children with ADHD
- Sobelman-Rozenthal & Levin-Schwartz: Effect of an intervention combining mediation and script on cognitive and communication skills of children with special needs  
- Khan, Luberg & Hautala: Sudden change in reading direction challenges a reader:  An eye tracking experiment in Urdu script
- Feuerstein, Tzuriel, Cagan, Yosef, Cohen, Devisheim & Falik: Use of dynamic assessment for selection of Israeli students of Ethiopian origin to universities
- Wahl: Mediated learning communities: Enhancing the developmental ecology of higher education institutions through Feuerstein’s Mediated Learning Experience – A qualitative research study
- Mishra: Removing social barriers through changing attitudes towards differently abled persons

  Paper Session 2 (Iveta Kovalčiková, Chair)
- Aliva & Khan: Atención, la fonción ejecutiva modula el aprendizaje de las matemáticas y el lenguaje en niños con espectro autista  Attention, the executive function unit, and mathematics and language learning in    children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Zehr & Taliaferro: Non-pharmaceutical approach to ADHD using synergy of mindset, neuplasticity, and Feuerstein's approach
- Chinaza & Unachukwu: Adolescents' reading and metacognitive reading skills in a cooperative learning and teacher directed setting
- Lifshitz: What should be changed in the DSM-5 definition of intellectual disability?
- Hetzroni: Comparison and structural alignment processes of learning new relational concepts in children with ASD
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Symposium 1 (Matthew E. Poehner, Chair)
Dynamic assessment of first and second language and literacy development
- Poehner & Infante:  Mediational processes in support of learner L2 writing development: individual, peer, and group contexts
- Navarro & Mourgues: Intervention-oriented assessment: initial results from a computerized adaptive-dynamic assessment battery of reading processes
- Krejcova & Bortlikova: The theory of deficient cognitive functions in the context of specific learning difficulties
- Mazzotta & Belcher: Affective outcomes of corrective feedback as mediation on second language Japanese writing
  Symposium 2 (Elizabeth Weinbaum, Chair)
Actualizing learning outcomes in nursing education with Augmented Reality
- Weinbaum: Augmented reality: learning in mixed reality
- Schleckser: Augmented Reality: foundation for opportunities and obstacles of AR integration
- Bane: Augmented Reality: research-based ideas for how to use AR to actualize learning outcomes in apprenticeship environments
- Magabo: Augmented Reality: opportunities for exchanging, building, and challenging ideas
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Paper Session 3 (Nathalie Myara, Chair)
- Myara: Why is dynamic assessment (DA) critical to the IEP process?
- Isman & Tzuriel: Mediated Learning Experience Strategies and the Level of Jewish Women’s Religiousness in a Three Generational Perspective
- Laufer: World assumptions among Israeli youth exposed to terror: the role of traumatic events vs. social and cognitive aspects
- Robinson, Potapova, Hurley & Pruitt-Lord:  Language dominance, language growth, and executive function in preschool-age bilinguals
- Shaul, Assor, Katzir & Lipka: The connection between home literacy, cognitive skills, early literacy skills, and reading achievement:  A comparison between children from different cultural backgrounds at the beginning and end of first grade
- Koulianou & Stavroula:  Teachers' usage of metacognitive learning strategies
16:00-17:30 Paper Session 4 (Sigal Eden, Chair)
- Anaki, Devisheim, Goldenberg, Rosenfelder, Cohen & Harif: Rehabilitative outcomes of cognitive modifiability interventions in TBI patients
- Eshel-Kedmi, Tzuriel & Passig:  Effects of dynamic assessment in 3D immersive virtual reality (3D-IVR) on cognitive modifiability and the impact on spatial IVR characteristics
- Snoblova: The assessment of attention of preschool children
- Rodriguez & McPherson Levistus: Cognitive assessment of migrant youth
- Tzuriel, Trabelsi & Shomron: The effects of intervention with the Seria-Think instrument on executive functions, metacognitive awareness, and math among college students with ADHD

Tuesday, January 30

9:00-10:30 Keynote (Orit Hetzroni, Chair)
Iveta Kovalčiková, University of Presov
Per aspera ad astra--Through (cognitive and cultural) obstacles to (educational) stars: Stimulation of executive functioning of underperforming pupils from the Roma ethnic group
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Symposium 3 (Adina Shamir, Chair)
Technology and children with language and literacy difficulties: Cognitive ad academic perspectives
- Dushnitzki & Shamir: Metacognitive intervention with an electronic book for promoting vocabulary and story comprehension among young children at risk for learning disability
- Eden & Rubabshi: Improving cognitive flexibility among children with autism using a computer mediated intervention
- Hetzroni & Banin:  Influence of computer software and video modeling multi-media on language, pragmatics, and social skill acquisition among students with intellectual disabilities
- Bar-Zvi Shaked, Shamir & Vakil: Eye-tracking during e-books reading among children with and without reading difficulties
  Symposium 4 (Louis H. Falik, Chair)
Theoretical and practical orientation to cognitive interventions for the elderly: A Prospectus from Research and Practice
- Falik: Theoretical and practical orientation to cognitive interventions with the elderly: Research and practice
- Delphia: Practical issues in cognitive interventions for activities of daily living
- Lambert: Cognitive Interventions with the Elderly: From Research to Practice
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Mini-workshop 1
Robinson-Zañartu, Newcombe, Damien, Ruiz, Gamboa, Medina & Vuelveas: Use of mediated thinking skills to enhance academic interventions in US-Mexican collaboration
Mini-workshop 2
Tzuriel & Hanuka Levy: The Seria-Think Instrument-Revised (ST-R): A novel dynamic assessment measure of self-regulation and planning
15:30-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:45 Mini-workshop 3
Haywood: Dynamic assessment instruments:  4 verbal abstracting tasks
Mini-workshop 4
Falik: Activating the Relationship Between Cognitive Modifiability and Neural Plasticity
16:45-17:45 Mini-workshop 5
Robinson-Zañartu & Aganza: Culturally responsive mediated learning in 21st century schools
Mini-workshop 6
Fascovich: From assessment to treatment: How to translate dynamic assessment to modify learning

Wednesday, January 31

9:00-10:30 Keynote (Carol Zañartu -Zanartu, Chair)
Angel Villarini Jusino, University of Puerto Rico
Fostering human development through critical thinking: A historical-cultural perspective on competency based education
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30  Symposium 5 (Danielle Villarini Baquero, Chair)
Teaching for critical thinking
- Villarini Jusino: Fostering human development through critical thinking:  A historical-cultural perspective on competency based education
- Villarini Jusino, Villarini Baquero:  A cognitive and historical -cultural perspective on citizenship education Teaching for critical thinking: A competency, historical-cultural and Freirian approach
- Villarini Baquero: Teaching for critical thinking:  A competency, historical cultural and Freirian approach
12:30 Lunch Break and Adjourn