Dynamic Assessment for Young Children – Theory and Application
15 Jul 2014 - 17 Jul 2014
09:00am – 05:00pm
Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK
Professor David Tzuriel
Professor David Tzuriel is a clinical and educational psychologist who has much expertise and experience on dynamic assessment of learning potential. He has received his BA (Psychology and Education) and MA (Clinical Psychology) degrees at Bar Ilan University. His doctoral studies were with Peabody College of Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.) in 1977 in Clinical Psychology. Part of his clinical practice was undertaken at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (EPPI) in 1976.
Prof. Tzuriel is currently a Full Professor at Bar Ilan University. He was the Chairman of the School of Education at Bar Ilan University (2003-2007). He served as Editor -in Chief of the Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology (2006-2011). He also holds affiliations with International Association for cognitive Education and Psychology (IACEP) being President-elect from 1997-1999 and President from 1999-2001. Professor Tzuriel hold both a teaching and research role at the university with particular research interests in Dynamic Assessment for Learning Potential; Cognitive Education Programs – Development of Thinking Skills and Peer-Mediation for Young Children: Effects on Mediation Teaching Style and Cognitive Modifiability…just to name a few.
Professor Tzuriel has published extensively in peer reviewed journals with over 30 articles on cognitive modifiability; presented at international conferences over 100 times and run over 190 workshops on Dynamic Assessment internationally for over 30 years. He has published 4 books on dynamic assessment, including:
Haywood, H.C. & Tzuriel, D. (Eds.) (1992). Interactive Assessment. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
Tzuriel, D & Klein, P.S. Frame Test of Cognitive Modifiability. Bar Ilan University, school of education
Tzuriel, D. (Ed.) (1999c) Mediated Learning Experience: Theory, research and applications. Haifa: Ach Press, Oranim College, and the International Centre for Enhancement of Learning Potential (in Hebrew).
Tzuriel, D. (2001) Dynamic assessment of young children. New York: Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers.
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong is pleased to conduct a Dynamic Assessment for Young Children–Theory and Application seminar and workshop. The 1-day seminar and 2-day workshop are targeted at speech therapists, psychologists, pediatricians, social workers, teachers, special education practitioners and parents. By the end of 3 days, participants can be equipped with knowledge and theoretical foundations in applying DA to young children (4-7 years of age) with or without learning disabilities.
This seminar and workshop are presented by Professor David Tzuriel. Professor David Tzuriel is a clinical and educational psychologist who has much expertise and experience on dynamic assessment of learning potential. Professor Tzuriel has published extensively in peer reviewed journals with over 30 articles on cognitive modifiability; presented at international conferences over 100 times and run over 190 workshops on Dynamic Assessment internationally for over 30 years.
The seminar and workshop aim to provide participants with theoretical foundations of the Dynamic Assessment (DA) approach and knowledge in applying DA for young children (4-7 years old), especially since early educational decision may affect them greatly and become a foundation to their growth in the future.
For the details of the seminar and workshop, please kindly refer to our website: http://www.ihcr.cuhk.edu.hk/events/pdf/2014_Dynamic-assessment-for-Young-Children.pdf
Should the programme be cancelled due to the Black Rainstorm Warning, hoisting of typhoon signal No. 8 or above, or other unforeseeable circumstances, the organizer shall cancel or re-schedule the programme whenever is possible.