PhD Day : August 28th, 2017

PhD Day Program - Monday August 28th, 2017

Laval University - Pavillon J.A.De Sève | Rooms 0134 - 0129 - 0127


In the PhD Students’ Day, special attention will be given to the PhD thesis, focusing on the different phases of doctoral research. There will be spaces/times for dialogues, presentations, posters, and debates, including the participation of Senior Researchers that will discuss parts of PhD students’ work and provide some suggestions. For instance, the opportunity of discussing data analysis will be given to doctoral students who have already collected their empirical data. There are also parallel sessions, in small groups.



8:00 - 9:00     Registration and Arrival

9:00 - 9:30     PhD Day Opening, Welcome speech of Malcolm Reed, ISCAR President
                         Room 0134

9:30 - 10:30   Welcome speech of Nikolai Veresov, PhD Day Chair
                         Room 0134

10:30 -12:00 Morning Sessions


Room 0134

Session 1: Foundations: Theoretical and research approaches

Professors: Nikolai Veresov and André Machado Rodrigues 

Moderator: Stephanie Beck

Room 0129

Session 2: Practices in Contexts

Professors: Laure Kloetzer and Dafermakis Emmanouil 

Moderator: Nilou Baradaran

Room 0127

Session 3: Insights: Qualitative research and new trends in cultural-historical activity research

Professors: Mohammed Elhammoumi and Gloria Quinones                

Moderator: Gyeong Mi Heo

10:30 - 11:00

Junqian Ma

Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Child personality reconstruction through role adjustment crises during transition to school within a bi-cultural  context


Spark van Beurden

Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Learning in diversity: Redefining parenting in a context of polarization



Jessica Casanova

CIS/EMP Arr. 7 (Bettemburg, Luxembourg)

Body by L.S. Vygotsky:
Exploring possible understandings of the body in selected works of L. S. Vygotsky


11:00 - 11:30

Victoria Minson
Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Rethinking assessments: creating a new tool using the zone of proximal development within a cultural-historical framework 


Latifa Fletcher
City University of New York Graduate Center (New York, United States)

Reimagining what it means to be black in the us: how family cultural socialization practices shape racial identities among diverse young adults



Maria Christidis (1) & Viveca Lindberg (2)  
(1) The Swedish Red Cross University College, Dept. of Nursing and Care (Huddinge, Sweden); (2) University of Gothenburg, Dept. of Education and Special Education (Gothenburg, Sweden)

Vocational Literacy as means for vocational knowing related to ethics in a Swedish Upper Secondary Health and Social Care Program



11:30 - 12:00

Fatema Taj Johora
Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Rethinking inclusion of preschool children with disabilities: an analysis using the concept of social situation
of development 


Daniel Goulart
University Centre of Brasilia/University of Brasilia (CAPES) (Brasilia, Brazil)

Subjective development from a cultural-historical standpoint: articulating education and mental health care



Jeferson Montreozol (1),
Edna Peters Kahhale (2), & Inara Leão (3)

(1) Faculdade Unigran Capital (Campo Grande, Brazil); (2) Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil); (3) Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (Campo Grande, Brazil)

The unconscious as dialectical pole of consciousness: Possibilities and Approaches in Vygotsky's psychology



12:00 – 1:30   Lunch and Poster Sessions – Hall (or Plan B given onsite if needed)

Discussant: Fabiana Marques Barbosa Nasciutti


Jeferson Montreozol (1),
Edna Peters Kahhale (2),
& Inara Leão (3)

(1) Faculdade Unigran Capital (Campo Grande, Brazil); (2) Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil); (3) Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (Campo Grande, Brazil)

Unconscious and Sexuality: Notes  from the historical – cultural psychology


Dominique Salaün & Katia Kostulski
Centre de Recherche sur le Travail et le Développement, CNAM Paris. (PARIS, France)

 The relationship of a workplace with its computer tools as psychological phenomenon: a case study in the automotive industry


Monique Verhoeven, Bonne Zijlstra,
& Monique Volman

University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

A comparative case study on the development of learner identities in Waldorf, Montessori and traditional education in the Netherlands



Daniele Gazzotti
USP SP (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Emotional bord interference in development





Ade Dwi Utami
Monash University/Universitas Negeri Jakarta (Melbourne, Australia)

Indonesian children’s play and learning in the context of a project approach


Magali Roumy Akue

Towards a more sustainable way to teach design students creative monitoring







Ziyeun Yoo (1), Michael Hoover (2)
(1) McGill University (Montreal, Canada); (2) McGill University  (Montreal, Canada)

The acquisition of Hangul writing system among Korean language learners in a multilingual context



1:30 - 3:00     Afternoon Sessions


1:30 - 2:00 

Mar Calero-Guerrero
Mahidol University International College (Salaya, Thailand)

Developing theoretical thinking regarding culture in the Spanish classroom as a Second Language.


Monique Verhoeven (1), Astrid Poorthuis (2), Monique Volman (1)
(1) University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands); (2) Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)

 Who am I? A qualitative systematic review study on the role of school in adolescents’ identity development


Élody Ross-Lévesque, 
Chantal Desmarais,
& Emmanuelle Careau

Université Laval (Québec, Canada)

School readiness in children with language delay: what is the influence of speech-language pathology services before kindergarten


2:00 - 2:30                           

Nicole Turnipseed
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (Urbana, United States)

Exploring Cultural-Historical Methodological Approaches to Research on Discoursal Identity Construction of Student Writers Across Social Justice Education Programs

Juana María Méndez Guerrero
Education Department of the State Government in San Luis Potosi, Mexico (San Luis Potosi, Mexico)

Literacy practices of the children and their mothers in specific social and cultural context and online spaces


Viviane Carrijo
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)

Intervention Research in a Pedagogy Course: a critical-collaborative Study Group on reading process


2:30 - 3:00                                                                 

Felicia Agbagbla
University of Pretoria (Pretoria, South Africa)

Enhancing Ghanaian kindergarten teachers’ implementations of indigenous play-based pedagogy through a professional development program



Letitia Del Fabbro (1), Parlo Singh (2),
& Elizabeth Kendall (3)

(1) Menzies Health Institute Queensland  (GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, Australia); (2) Griffith Institute for Educational Research (Brisbane, Australia); (3) Menzies Health Institute Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)

Knowledge and practices of health and community professionals working in a low socio-economic community - in what ways do they shift through an intervention partnership?


Helena Eriksson
Stockholm University (Gustafs, Sweden)

Learning activity in early mathematical education




Afternoon tea  

For the online schedule, see:

You can also download the mobile app "Grenadine Event Guide" , which is available on Google Play store and on Apple App store. You will have to enter the code " PHD2017". 

For further information about the PhD Day, please contact Nikolai Veresov, PhD Day committee chair Monash University.