Karen Vander Ven - Presentations
Emeritus Faculty

Beyond Point and Level Systems to Strengths Building Through the Circle of Courage

Sep 19, 2009
At Roots and Wings Seminar, Detroit, MI

From play forms to trading zones: Towards the development of contemporary scientific thinking

Apr 15, 2009
American Educational Research Association,
San Diego, CA

The Twenty-First Century Erikson: A New Life Span Theory For a Changing World.

Mar 2008
Society for the Study of Human Development
conference. New York City.

From Play Zones to Trading Zones: The Relationship Between Childhood Play and Scientific Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Feb 2008
Winter "Blueberry Brain" conference of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences. Middletown,CT. Wesleyan University

What About Homework in Afterschool Programs? A Developmental Appraoch

Feb 2008
Beyond School Hours XI Conference, sponsored by Foundations for a Brighter Future. Jacksonville, FL

Professional Development in Out of School Time

Nov 2007
Webinar (on line with voice over) sponsored by the Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC

Innovative Activities in Out of School Time: An Innovative Approach

Oct 2007
Webinar (on line with voice over) sponsored by the Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC

The Twenty-First Century Erikson: A New Life Span Theory for a Changing World

Oct 2007
Poster Session, Society for Research in Human Development. The Pennsylvania State University

You've Decided to Get Rid of Your Point and Level System- Now What ?

Oct 2007
American Association of Children's Residential Centers, Orlando, FL

Shaping Early Childhood Education in the 20th Century:

2007

Activity Programming: The Power of the Playful Adult

Oct 2006
Invited workshop for 18th Annual Regional Conference
of the Mid-Atlantic Network of Youth & Family Services
Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, Cumberland, MD

The Twenty-First Century Erikson: A New Life Span Theory for a Changing World

Oct 2006
Poster Session, Aging Research Program sponsored by
UCSUR, Universiy of Pittsburgh

The Twenty-First Century Erikson: A New Life Span Theory for a Changing World

Sep 25, 2006
Departmental Brown Bag presentation

Wholistic, Fluid Connections: The Brain, Play and Meaning

Apr 2006
Discussant for two paper session as program for the Early Childhood SIG meeting at the American Educational Research Association conference, Chicago.

The Mathematical Life Span

Feb 2, 2006
Considered history of formulations of
stages of the life span based on numerical representations, including
relationship to established number series. Showed relationship of Erikson's " 8 Stages of Man" to
Fibonacci number series.

Presented at Annual Winter Chaos
(Blueberry Brain Institute) Conference,
University of Pittsburgh

The Power of the Playful Adult. Workshop

Nov 20, 2005
Presented at 41st annual conference of the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children

Reconceptualizing Erikson's 8 Stages of Man and Life Span Theory

Oct 29, 2005
Poster presentation at Society for Study of Human Development conference,
Asilomar, Ca

Beyond the culture of point and level systems to a relationship and activity rich environment.

Oct 14, 2005
Preented at American Association of
Children's Residential Centers Annual
Conference, Pasadena, CA
Karen Vander Ven

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5602 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-628-2115
kvander@pitt.edu