Scientific Programme

  Thursday, September 22, 2016 Friday, September 23, 2016
8.00-19.00 Registration
9.00-10.00 Opening ceremony Keynote lecture Mariane FRENAY, PhDUniversité catholique de Louvain, Belgium
10.00-11.00 Keynote lecture  Fons J. R. van de VIJVER, PhD Tilburg University, the Netherlands; North-West University, South Africa; University of Queensland, Australia Keynote lecture Puiu VASILESCU, PhD Union College, SUA
11.00-11.30 Coffee break Coffee break
11.30-12.30 Keynote lecture Manuela KELLER-SCHNEIDER, PhDZurich University of Teacher Education, Switzerland Symposium Ethnic Minority Groups in Greece, Turkey and the USA: Recent Empirical Evidence on Perceived Discrimination, Integration and Well-BeingRadosveta DIMITROVA – Stockholm University, Sweden (Chair), Jose-Michel GONZALEZ, University of Arizona, USA, Delia STEFENEL, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Ümit ÖZTÜRK & Sebat Çelik,  Inonu University, Turkey
12.30-14.00 Lunch break Lunch break
14.00-15.00 Round table –  Lessons learned from the collaborative European project RESTRAIL: Reduction of Suicides and Trespasses on RAILway property – Grigore HAVARNEANU, PhDInternational Union of Railways (UIC), Security Division, France Paper presentations Section 4 – Education in contemporary society, educational  psychology and psychotherapy
15.00-15.30 Coffee break Coffee break
15.30-16.30 Round table – Emotions and risk. Public vs. experts perception of environmental risks – Corina ILIN, PhD, West University of Timișoara, Romania Workshop Academic writing for the social sciences. How to successfully navigate the publication procesRadosveta DIMITROVA, PhD – Stockholm University, Sweden (Part I)
16.30-18.00 Paper presentations Section 1 –Work psychology, community and environmental psychology. Methodology.

Section 2 – Clinical psychology and psychotherapy. Educational psychology and Career counselling

18.00-19.00 Paper presentations Section 3 – Educational psychology Workshop Academic writing for the social sciences. How to successfully navigate the publication procesRadosveta DIMITROVA, PhD – Stockholm University, Sweden (Part II)
19.30 Conference dinner Closing ceremony


Paper presentations, Sections 1-4

Section 1. Work psychology, community and environmental psychology. Methodology.

Moderators: Mariela PAVALACHE-ILIE, Ana-Maria CAZAN

  1. Mariela PAVALACHE-ILIE, Ana-Maria CAZAN – Measuring ecological attitudes in a Romanian context
  2. Marcela Rodica LUCA, Alina ROBU – Personality traits in entrepreneurs and self-employed
  3. Margareta DINCA, Dragos ILIESCU – Social axioms and dyadic adjustment
  4. Simona POPUȘOI, Andrei HOLMAN – Driving anger and aggressive tendency: the moderating role of emotion regulation strategy
  5. Camelia TRUTA, Ana-Maria CAZAN, Laura Teodora DAVID, Stefan ALBISSER and Manuela KELLER-SCHNEIDER – Psychometric qualities of the adapted version of Scales for the Assessment of Learning and Performance Goals (SELLMO) on two Romanian samples of students and teachers
  6. Aurel Ion CLINCIU – A new Romanian instrument: Battery of preschool child’s assessment

Section 2. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy. Educational psychology and Career counselling

Moderators: Marcela Rodica LUCA, Camelia TRUŢA

  1. Virginia NEACSU – Differences in early maladaptive schemes expression
  2. Alireza ISLAMI, Bahram MIRZAIAN, Ramazan HASSANZADEH – Effectiveness of minfullness-based cognitive therapies on anxiety and psychological well-being of hypertension stricken paitients’ iu
  3. Vasile PREDA, Elena COCORADA – Adolescent psychological development in Romanian fairytales
  4. Marcela Rodica LUCA, Iulia BADEA- Personality traits and love styles in Romanian students
  5. Claudiu-Eduard IONESCU – Risk factors in the development of social and emotional skills at young children
  6. Elena COCORADA – Achievement emotions and performance among university students
  7. Ioana ORZEA – Teachers’ perspective on the school climate

Section 3. Educational psychology

Moderators: Laura Teodora DAVID, Ana-Maria CAZAN

  1. Mariela PAVALACHE-ILIE – Intrinsic motivation, academic achievement, and parental involvement
  2. Otilia CLIPA – Relation between leadership, learning style and school performance
  3. Maria Magdalena STAN – Study on teachers’ perceptions of professional identity – pilot study
  4. Maria Magdalena STAN – The effect of collaborative learning on critical thinking on students teacher`s program
  5. Mihaela PAISI LAZARESCU – Empathy dimension in personality structure of teacher
  6. Ramona HENTER- Improving writing through metacognitive prompters
  7. Laura Teodora DAVID, Camelia TRUTA, Ana-Maria CAZAN, Manuela KELLER-SCHENEIDER, Stefan ALBISSER – Learning orientation, motivation and self-efficacy as triggers for teachers to engage in a new teaching setting
  8. Katerina JUKLOVA – Three influential concepts on the background of academic learning

Section 4. Education in contemporary society, Educational psychology and Psychotherapy

Moderators: Marcela Rodica LUCA, Laura Elena NĂSTASĂ

  1. Dragos GHEORGHIU, Livia STEFAN – Mobile-learning in a rural community. Problems of the psychology of learning in context at primary and secondary school students
  2. Olivia-Ana FLOREA, Monica A.P. PURCARU – Teaching call for students – good practice exemple
  3. Laura Elena NASTASA and Sandrina MINDU – Emotional support for teachers who interact with disabled children’s families
  4. Elena-Simona INDREICA – The artistic expressiveness – a way to optimize the communication between parents and their toddler
  5. Monica PURCARU, Olivia-Ana FLOREA The efficiency of call disciple in the development of math teaching competences and in the growing of teachers’ satisfaction in teaching
  6. Alina Lidia MARGHITAN, Cristina TULBURE, Codruta GAVRILA – Students’ perspective regarding the necessity and opportunity of using the differentiated instruction in higher education
  7. Alina Lidia MARGHITAN, Cristina TULBURE, Codruta GAVRILA –The effect of compatibility between the students’ and teachers’ learning styles upon the academic results
  8. Toader PALASAN – Pedagogy’s answers to contemporary society’s challenges – A new Didactica Magna