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ATEE Spring Conference

Riga, 7-8th June, 2019

ATEE Spring Conference in Riga 7-8th June 2019

ATEE Spring Conference 2019


7 – 8th of June 2019


Friday 7th June, 2019


University main building, Small hall (Mazā Aula)

pulkisRaina boulevard 19,

12.00 – 14.00 Registration
14.00 – 14.30 Welcome greetings
Prof. Linda Daniela, University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, Head of the Scientific Institute of Pedagogy
Prof. Malgožata Raščevska, University of Latvia, Dean of Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Emeritus professor Irēna Žogla, University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
14.30 – 15.10 Reaching Full Student Engagement with Augmented and Virtual Reality
Prof. Michael Mathews, Vice President for Innovation and Technology at Oral Roberts University (USA)
15.10 – 15.50 Educators and learners' well-being in the contemporary digital world
Dr. Gabriel Philippe, The Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory in Didactics, Education and Training (LIRDEF) of Montpellier Universities (France)
University main building, Raina boulevard 19

Saturday 8th June, 2019


Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia

pulkisJelgavas street 1,

The map of location

8.30 – 9.00 Registration
9.00 – 11.30 Parallel sessions
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 – 14.00 Interactive Industry-Researcher-Practitioner networking session Technological innovations for education
14.00 – 14.30 Coffee break
14.30 – 16.00 Parallel sessions
16.00 – 16.40 Closing of the conference
19.00 Social dinner (self funded)


room 401, Chair: Dita Nīmante

  1. William Nketsia, School of Education, Western Sydney University, Becoming an Inclusive Practitioner: Trainees’ Experiences of Inclusive Practices during Teaching Practice
  2. Ingrid Robinson, Daniel B. Robinson, Vanessa Currie, St. Francis Xavier University, International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Meeting the Needs of Immigrant Youth Newcomers in a Rural Canadian Community: An Innovative Afterschool Approach
  3. Gboyega Adelowo Adelodun, University of Ibadan, Faculty of Education, Department of Special Education, Self- motivation, Teacher Effectiveness and Academic Performance of High Achieving Students in Inclusive Schools in Ibadan, Nigeria
  4. Ilze Šūmane, Baiba Martinsone, Dita Nīmante, Malgožata Raščevska, Solvita Umbraško, University of Latvia, Involved Support Personnel for Children with Special Needs in Latvian Schools
  5. Sarmīte Tūbele, Egija Laganovska, University of Latvia, 1. Postgraduate Professional Study Program “The Special Education Teacher”
  6. Joseph G. Mallia, Institute for Tourism Studies, Sharing Experiences of Inclusive Adult Education in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa
  7. Ilona Gehtmane-Hofmane, University of Latvia, Grounded Theory methodology for understanding how Equine Assisted Learning Contributes adult learning
  8. Lūcija Anoško, University of Latvia, Fine motor skills development in preschool-age children with speech and language disorders
  9. Alvyra Galkiene and Giedre Puskoriene, Vytautas Magnus University, Education Academy, Development of Adaptation Tools of Pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Microsystems


room 405, Chair: Zanda Rubene

  1. Zanda Rubene and Artis Svece, University of Latvia, Development of Critical Thinking in Latvian Education: Situation Analysis and Optimisation Strategy
  2. Tatjana Bicjutko, Indra Odiņa, University of Latvia, Towards Seamless Learning: Bringing Language Autobiography to EAP Practice
  3. Victoriia Riashchenko, Jevgenija Dehtjare, ISMA, Competence Approach in Higher Education
  4. Anita Auziņa, University of Latvia, University Students’ Time Management and Performance: Opportunities and Challenges of Online Courses
  5. Faye Snodgress, Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, Learner-Centered Education: A Paradigm Shift
  6. Faye Snodgres, Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, Competency-Based Education: Lessons of Implementation
  7. Bjorg Gloppen, Elin Markestad, Inland University of Applied Sciences, Guidance in teacher education: Students' perceptions of what is important in a guidance situation
  8. Gutierrez-Braojos, C. & Rodríguez-Chirino, P., University of Granada, A Learning Sequence to Improve Regulation Skills in Knowledge Building


room 406, Chair: Irēna Žogla

  1. Liene Ločmele1, Barbara Ruth Burke2, Vidzeme University of Applied Science1 and University of Minnesota, Morris2, Social Media for Media Literacy Learning: The Contribution of the Baltic International Summer School 2018
  2. Jevgenija Dehtjare, Jekaterina Korjuhina, Ilona Gehtmane-Hofmane, Hotel School Hotel Management College, An application of modern technological solutions in order to enhance the process of distance learning
  3. Ragmi Mustafa, Kujtim Mustafa, Xhevdet Thaqi, Basri Ahmedi, Ekrem Halimi, Public University “Kadri Zeka” Gjilan, Digitalization as a process of assistance in the transparency of university teaching
  4. Anna Vulāne and Elita Stikute, University of Latvia, The importance of digital resources in delivering modern Latvian language and literature education
  5. Raimonds Strods, Linda Daniela, University of Latvia, The Gap Between Higher Education Development Tendencies and Study Process in the Context of Digitalisation
  6. Irēna Žogla, Svetlana Ušča and Mihails Kijaško, Rēzekne Academy of Technologies, Focus on Curriculum Transformation by Educator and Student Attitude Development to Digital Competence
  7. Annika Käck, Stockholm University, The Use of Digital Technologies in Swedish Teacher Education: Experiences by Migrant Teachers
  8. Juris Porozovs, University of Latvia, Latvia students interest in different science subject topics


Magnum Hall, Chair: Ineta Helmane

  1. Anda Priedite, University of Latvia, Enhancing Students Metacognition in The Classroom
  2. Olga Zvereva, Hotel School Hotel Management College, Approaches to Embedding Global Dimension in Adult Education Curriculum by the Case Study of the Hospitality Business Toolkit
  3. Edmunds Vanags and Pavels Pestovs, University of Latvia, Development of Metacognition Awareness Scale for 10-12 grade
  4. Ineta Helmane, University of Latvia, Adults’ reflections on basic emotions about education: A necessity to quality teaching?
  5. Guntars Bernāts and Irēna Andersone, University of Latvia, Collective Music Making – a tool to develop the adolescent personality as a whole
  6. Liene Ozoliņa, University of Latvia, The Students` Visual Literacy for Knowledge Construction about the History of Latvia and the World
  7. Manuels Fernandezs, University of Latvia, Impact of After School Activities for Enhancing Character Growth Mindset: An International Study


room 301, Chair: Maria Nieves Lorenzo

  1. Bashar Zogheib, American University of Kuwait, Using Structural Equation Modelling to study the influence of perceived usefulness and perceived compatibility on students’ attitudes towards using IPAD
  2. Santa Dreimane, University of Latvia, Technology-enhanced learning for the development of learning motivation
  3. Daiga Kalniņa, University of Latvia, Interactions Between Parenting Style in the Family and the Use of Smartphones and Tablets of 2-3 Year-Old Children
  4. Ray Gallon and Maria Nieves Lorenzo, The Transformation Society, Integrating Education, AI Technology, and SDGs: A 3-pronged collaboration
  5. Gabriel Cramariuc, Stefan cel Mare University, The Augmented Reality and the Romanian primary education
  6. Lana Frančeska Dreimane, University of Latvia, Virtual Reality Learning Experience Evaluation Tool for Instructional Designers and Educators
  7. Otilia, Clipa, Valentina, Juravle, Stefan cel Mare University Suceava, The roles of online environment in the school – family communication

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break (room 217)

12.00 – 14.00 Interactive Industry-Researcher-Practitioner networking session Technological innovations for education
Magnum Hall

During an interactive networking session conference participants will have the opportunity to learn about and test the latest technological innovations for Education - Virtual and Mixed Reality technological solutions and content for Education, as well as interactive digital learning materials, learning technologies.

Industry participants
Oral Roberts University, 3Dream studios VRESTM - Virtual Reality Education System The AI-Enabled MQ-Mirror
Exonicus Trauma Simulator - Virtual Reality medical training simulator for combat medics
Accenture Accenture technology vision
Zvaigzne ABC Print vs. Digital: Zvaigzne ABC Case Study
Office day Introduction of ClassVR: Technology designed to help raise engagement & increase knowledge retention for students of all ages
Lielvārds Digital Learning Materials
eTwinning Productive and immersive ICT training methods for teachers
Portals Virtual Reality Arcade VR technology games and engaging experiences for education
Vividly Digital Tools for special education
FasterCourse How to create engaging e-learning content quickly and efficiently
Uzdevumi.lv Digital learning platform for everyday use at school

14.00 – 14.30 Coffee break (room 217)

14.30 – 16.00 Parallel sessions


Room 408, Chair: Antra Ozola

  1. Andrejs Geske, Antra Ozola, University of Latvia, What Do Teachers Do to Promote Students’ Reading Literacy at 4th Grade? – Evidence from IEA PIRLS 2016 Study
  2. Kristine Jozauska, University of Latvia, The Concept of Power in Teacher Talk
  3. Gunta Siliņa-Jasjukeviča, Ilze Briška, University of Latvia, Reflection of pre-service teacher professional performance for promoting transdisciplinary learning in primary education
  4. Ona Monkevičienė, Jelena Vildžiūnienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Education Academy, The Influence of Teacher-initiated Activity on Identification and Verbalisation of 6-7 Year-Old Children’s Metacognitive Regulation Strategies
  5. Sandrita Škėrienė, Institute of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Kaunas University of Technology, The Integration of Problem Solving and Value Approach: the Shift Toward How to Think
  6. Daiga Celmiņa, University of Latvia, Artistic Inquiry in High School Literature Lessons
  7. Araromi Maxwell Olakunle, Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Attitude and Vocabulary Knowledge as Predictors of Senior Secondary School Students’ Achievement in French Reading Comprehension in Selected Secondary Schools in Ibadan


Room 401, Chair: Daniel B. Robinson

  1. Gomathy Soundararaj, University of Jyväskylä, In-service teacher education: Challenges in the model of dissemination
  2. Daniel B. Robinson1, Andrew Foran1, Ingrid Robinson2, St. Francis Xavier University1, International Institute for Child Rights and Development2, Learning from International Field Experiences (LIFE): Canadian Pre-service Teachers’ Growth and Development in European Contexts
  3. Beatrix Fűzi and Erzsébet Jármai, Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences, Obstacle or challenge? – The characteristics of university students’ learning and motivation from the perspective of teachers and students
  4. Normunds Rečs and Andrejs Geske, University of Latvia, Professional Learning Community as Organizational System for School Staff Development, School Change and Improvement
  5. Beatrix Fűzi, Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences, Exploring the background of teachers’ errors and solving them through mentoring
  6. Oskars Kaulēns, University of Latvia, Informal Learning for Teachers’ Professional Development at School: Opportunities and Challenges
  7. Gunita Elksne and Zanda Rubene, University of Latvia, The contribution of transnational learning to the professional development of teachers
  8. Anete Butkēviča, Līga Čakāne, Inese Dudareva, Dace Namsone, University of Latvia Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation, Piloting a teacher competence development model in schools


Room 405, Chair: Anna Stavicka

  1. Liat Biberman-Shalev, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Rereading Freshman-Year Blogs: Third Year Pre-Service Student Teachers Review their First-Year Reflective Blogs
  2. Dita Nīmante and Maija Kokare, University of Latvia, Teacher's Motivation for Master Degree Program in Educational Sciences in Latvia
  3. Sanita Baranova, University of Latvia, Development of Media Competence of Prospective Preschool Teachers’ in Study Process at University
  4. Anna Stavicka1, Anna Sedova2, Indra Odiņa1, University of Latvia2 and Riga Technical University2, The Impact of Native Language and Culture on Foreign Language Learning: The Case of Chinese Students Learning the Latvian Language
  5. Dace Medne1, Nora Jansone Ratinika2, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music1, Rīga Stradiņš University2, Professional Mastery of Academics in Higher Education: the Case of Latvia
  6. Julija Galkina, Olga Verdenhofa, Valentina Djakona, Jevgenija Dehtjare, ISMA, Problems of improving the market mechanisms to regulate the market of educational services
  7. Marina Čelika, Valentina Djakona, Olga Verdenhofa, Jevgenija Dehtjare, ISMA, Management of intellectual capital in the conditions of transforming education
  8. Ilze Saleniece, Dace Namsone, Līga Čakāne, Anete Butkēviča, University of Latvia Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation, Towards a context-specific school leadership competence framework: a case study of Latvia
  9. Pavels Pestovs and Dace Namsone, University of Latvia, National Level Large Scale Assessment Data for Instructional Planning in Classroom
  10. Austra Avotina, University of Latvia, Portfolio of cultural competence as a long-term innovation for all levels of education
  11. Jelena Stepanova, University of Latvia, Team-Based Learning in Business English and Management in Latvia and EU


room 408 Chair: Asta Rauduvaitė

  1. Hristo Manev and Mancho Manev, Medical University - Plovdiv, University of Plovdiv Paisii Hilendarski, Redesign of Web-Based Exam for Knowledge Evaluation in Advanced Mathematics for Pharmaceutical Students, Based on Analysis of the Results
  2. Gatis Lāma, University of Latvia, A Systematic Literature Review of Transversal Skills in Secondary Education
  3. Rudīte Koka, Nora Jansone – Ratinika, Tatjana Koķe, Matīss Sīlis, Raimonds Strods, Rīga Stradiņš University, Mapping as a Tool for Biomaterials Study Content Harmonisation with Significant Research Findings
  4. Maria Giulia Ballatore, Igor Simone Stievano, Anita Tabacco, Politecnico di Torino, TEACH-GYM: Grow Your Methodologies
  5. Francesco Maiorana, University of Catania - Department of Education, Interdisciplinary Computing for STE(A)M: a low floor high ceiling curriculum
  6. Līva Goba University of Latvia, Shifting the focus of professional development: From individual teachers’ competences to a system of contextual professional activity
  7. Asta Rauduvaitė and Greta Šadeikytė, Vytautas Magnus University, Education Academy, The Aspects of Improving Teacher’s Professional Activity Oriented Towards the Learner’s Wellbeing and Success

POSTER PRESENTATIONS next to the Magnum hall (posters will be displayed from the beginning of the conference but authors can be met for discussions from 11.00 – 12.00 next to the posters)

  1. Andis Āriņš, University of Latvia, Blockchain architecture in Smart Pedagogy
  2. Arta Rūdolfa, University of Latvia, Educational robotics
  3. Reinis Upenieks, University of Latvia, Exploring Possibilities of Transformative Learning in Continuing Medical Education: A Literature Review
  4. Nijole Braziene, Daiva Karkockiene, Siauliai University, Vytautas Magnus University Education Academy, Developing Primary School Children’s Creativity in Mother Tongue Lessons: Teachers’ Attitude
  5. Maurice Schols, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Supporting Self-Regulated Technology Learning in The Workplace: Investigating Teacher Educators’ Evolving Preferences
  6. Gutierrez-Braojos, C., Rodríguez-Chirino, P. & Qiao Xiang CSCL: peer recognition to explore individual and collective responsibility for knowledge advancement
  7. Gutierrez-Braojos, C., Rodríguez-Chirino, P. & Qiao Xiang Earning Patterns and future Time Perspective of Chinese University students
  8. Gomathy Soundararaj, University of Jyväskylä, Everyday Creativity: Lessons Learnt from Transforming an In-Service Teacher Education Course to Open Educational Resource

16:00 – 16:40 Closing of the conference – Magnum hall

19:00 Social dinner (participants pay for themselves) - “Lidojošā varde” (Elizabetes street 31a)