Publications & Presentations

Publications

Master’s Thesis 

  1. Naffi, N. (2012). Learning to exist in Social Media: A grounded theory about adolescents’ understanding of their interactions in social media, their impact on their everyday life and the behavior they develop to manage them. (Masters thesis). Concordia University. Available at : [http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/973611/]

Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals

  1. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2016). Examining the integration and inclusion of Syrian refugees through the lens of personal construct psychology. Personal Construct Theory & Practice, 13, 200-209, 2016 Complete paper online: [http://www.pcp-net.org/journal/pctp16/naffi16.pdf]
  2. Lysenko, L., Rosenfield, S., Dedic, H., Savard, A., Idan, E., Abrami, P. C. … Naffi, N. (2016). Using interactive software to teach foundational mathematical skills. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 15, 19-34. Retrieved from [http://www.jite.org/documents/Vol15/JITEv15IIPp019-034Lysenko2154.pdf]
  3. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2012). Une analyse des représentations d’enseignants réfléchissant à une expérience d’implantation d’un portfolio électronique. Revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie / Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. 38(3), 19 p. Complete paper online: [http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/659/348]

Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Conferences Proceedings

  1. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2015). Les adolescents et les médias sociaux : une coopération informelle pour un apprentissage authentique. Actes de colloque de la Biennale internationale de l’éducation, formation et pratiques professionnelles « Coopérer ». July 2015, Paris, France. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01180297/
  2. Davidson, A.-L., Raby, C., Naffi, N. (2015). Entre imposer un fonctionnement en CAP et co-construire une CAP de leaders pédagogiques – parcours de recherche-action collaborative. Actes de colloque de la Biennale internationale de l’éducation, formation et pratiques professionnelles « Coopérer ». July 2015, Paris, France. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01181067/
  3. Davidson, A.-L., vanOostveen, R., Suarez, W., Naffi, N., Arabuli, N., Desjardins, F. (2015). A Case Study About the Implementation of Problem-Based Learning and Mobile Technologies in Ecuador. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 1155-1162). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151377
  4. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2015). Walking the Tightrope Between Online and Offline Life: What Adolescents Learn about CMC through Interactions in Social Media. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 627-632). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151309/
  5. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2015). Problem-based learning online: transformative experiences for students and design challenges for professors. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 544-547). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151298
  6. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2011). Teachers reflecting about the implementation of an ePortfolio to encourage student self-regulation. ED-Media 2011 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, p.2952-2956. https://www.learntechlib.org/noaccess/38281
  7. Davidson, A.-L., Smith, J., Naffi, N. (2011). Producing Instructional Videos Through Collaborative-Action Research for People Living with an Intellectual Disability. AACE Conference proceedings: ED-Media 2011 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, p. 1504-1509. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/38062

Professional Papers and Book Reviews

  1. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2015). Recension/review for the following book: Bourassa, B., Fournier, G., Goyer, L. (dir). (2013). Construction de savoirs et de pratiques professionnelles : le double jeu de la recherche collaborative. Québec, Canada : Presses de l’Université Laval. En collabroration avec Skakni, I. Revue des Sciences de l’éducation.
  2. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2011). Adolescents’ perceptions about their learning through the use of social media. eLearningEuropa (elearningeuropa.info). 4p. Complete paper online: [http://www.openeducationeuropa.eu/en/user/39222]
  3. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Dallal, K., Naffi, M., Chatila, A. and Badawi, G. (2011). Dialogue between Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association in Beirut and Ann-Louise Davidson: Using ICT to empower failing children. Una Mirada, 6, 16-20. Article also published through several blogs [http://makassed-davidson-dialogue.blogspot.com/].

Articles in Preparation for Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals

  1. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (Accepted). Using personal construct methodologies to reveal host society youth’s construal of social media influence on the resettlement of Syrian refugees. Personal Construct Theory and Practice special issue of selected papers presented at the XIIIthEuropean Personal Construct Association Conference, “A new spirit in PCP: linking people, ideas & dreams”
  2. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Raby, C. (Accepted). A PCP approach to conflict resolution within learning communities. Personal Construct Theory and Practice special issue of selected papers presented at the XIIIthEuropean Personal Construct Association Conference, “A new spirit in PCP: linking people, ideas & dreams”
  3. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (in preparation). Rolling-up Our Sleeves: A Narrative Inquiry about Teaching with a PBL Approach Online
  4. Davidson, A.-L., Desjardins, F., Van Oostveen, R., Suarez, W. Hannum, C., Naffi, N. (in preparation). Co-Designing Problem-Based Learning Objects in the context of teaching English as a Foreign Language in a developing country. –order of authors to be revised according to contribution.
  5. Davidson, A.-L. Desjardins, F., Van Oostveen, R., Arabuli, N., Naffi, N., Suarez, W. (in preparation). Walking the talk with problem-based learning: from theory to application. –order of authors to be revised according to contribution.

Op-Ed

Op-Ed Le Pro Hijab de Nike: Catalyseur d’exclusion des musulmanes au Canada. La Presse+. (April 2, 2017). http://plus.lapresse.ca/screens/b2c88764-d952-49b8-bb24-76126a66db19%7C_0.html

Presentations

Presentations in Peer Reviewed Conferences

  1. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2017). Using Personal Construct Psychology to reveal how Canadian youth construe the presence of Syrian refugees in Canada based on shared online content. In Panel: Identity Issues and Contextual Implications Surrounding the Settlement of Immigrants and refugees in Canada: Integration, Inclusion, Feeling of Belonging and Social Media.19th National Metropolis Conference. 16-18 March. Montreal, Canada
  2. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Cucinelli, G., Romero, M., Price, D., Ruby, I., Matheson, T. (2017) (accepted). Exploration de la culture « maker »: premières expériences d’acteurs en education. 4e Colloque International en Éducation. Enjeux actuels et futurs de la formation et profession enseignante, CRIFPE. Montreal, Canada.
  3. Raby, C., Gadbois, M.E., Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2017) (accepted). Participation à une communauté d’apprentissage regroupant différents personnels de six écoles d’un même secteur : vécu des participants après une année. 4e Colloque International en Éducation. Enjeux actuels et futurs de la formation et profession enseignante, CRIFPE. Montreal, Canada.
  4. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2017) (Accepted) Une analyse des représentations que les jeunes de la société d’accueil se font des réfugiés Syriens en fonction du contenu partagé en ligne. 85e Congrès de l’Acfas. Vers de nouveau sommets, McGill University. May 8-12, Montreal, Canada.
  5. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2017) (Accepted) Understanding How Youth Construe Online Interactions About the Syrian Refugee Crisis to Better Intervene in the Inclusion and Integration Processes of the Refugees in Offline Educational and Professional Environments. CSSE. May 28-May 31, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
  6. Naffi, N. (2016). Victimes ou terroristes: Révéler l’image que les jeunes des sociétés d’accueil se construisent des réfugiés syriens en fonction du contenu partagé sur les réseaux sociaux. SHERPA. Recherche, Immigartion, Société “Openning the doors to refugees: Practices and Policies”. Bloc: Médias et accueil des réfugiés, avec Simon Collin, Titulaire de la Chaire de Recherche du Canada sur les enjeux cocioculturels du numérique en education. Nov. 22-23, Montreal, Canada
  7. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2016) Personal Construct Psychology: A Framework and Research Methodology to Analyze Youth Perceptions of Inclusion. XIIIth European Personal Construct Association Conference “A new spirit in PCP: linking people, ideas & dreams”. July 7-11, Padua, Italy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsWYE0JJ51g
  8. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Raby. C. (2016) Construct analysis as a means to solve conflict through developing professional learning communities in schools. Personal Construct Psychology: A Framework and Research Methodology to Analyze Youth Perceptions of Inclusion. XIIIth European Personal Construct Association Conference “A new spirit in PCP: linking people, ideas & dreams”. July 7-July11, Padua, Italy
  9. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2016). Exploiting Facebook and Google Docs in Online Higher Education and Unleashing the Power of Asynchronous Work in a Problem-Based Learning Approach. SALTISE Annual Conference, Designing Instruction for Learning: Blending Pedagogy, Technology and Space, UQAM. June 3rd, Montréal, Québec.
  10. Davidson, A.-L., vanOostveen, R., Suarez, W., Naffi, N (2016). A Case Study About the Implementation of Mobile Technologies Through Problem-Based Learning in a Teacher Education Program in a Developing Country. CSSE. May 28th– June 2nd, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  11. vanOostveen, R., Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N (2016). Exploring Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education: Case Studies About the Changing Roles of the Teacher and the Learner. CSSE. May 28th– June 2nd, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  12. Davidson, A.-L., Raby. C., Naffi, N (2016). La CAP secteur de développent professionnel en communauté d’apprentissage et la difficile articulation entre pratique et recherche. ACFAS. May 9, Montréal, Canada
  13. Boudriau, N., Chaillez, P.-D., Lessard, I., Naffi, N., Peddar, B. (2016) Table ronde. ACFAS. May 9, Montréal, Canada
  14. Naffi, N. (2016). The Settlement of Syrian Refugees in Canada: Debates in Online Transnational Environments After the Paris Attacks. Second International Symposium on Teaching about Extremism, Terror and Trauma. April 14-16, Montreal, Canada.
  15. Davidson, A.-L., Suarez, W., VanOostveen, R., Naffi, N., Arabuli, N. (2015). Co-designing video case studies with teachers as a strategy to document the evolution of teaching approaches through the adoption of technology. The Learner, 22nd International Conference on Learning, “What Counts as Learning? Big Data, Little Data, Evidence and Assessment”, July 9-11, Madrid, Spain.
  16. Davidson, A.-L., Raby, C., Naffi, N. (2015). Entre imposer un fonctionnement en CAP et co-construire une CAP de leaders pédagogiques –parcours de recherche-action collaborative. Biennale internationale de l’éducation, formation et pratiques professionnelles « Coopérer ». June 30-July 3, Paris, France.
  17. Raby, C., Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2015). Adopter un fonctionnement en CAP pour la formation continue du personnel scolaire – rôles, hiérarchies et dynamiques de coopération. Biennale internationale de l’éducation, formation et pratiques professionnelles « Coopérer ». June 30-July 3, Paris, France.
  18. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2015). Les adolescents et les médias sociaux : une collaboration informelle pour un apprentissage organique. Biennale internationale de l’éducation, formation et pratiques professionnelles « Coopérer ». June 30-July 3, Paris, France.
  19. Davidson, A.-L., vanOostveen, R., Suarez, W., Naffi, N., Arabuli, N., Desjardins, F. (2015). A Case Study About the Implementation of Problem-Based Learning and Mobile Technologies in Ecuador. Full paper. ED-Media 2015 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2015, Montréal, Québec.
  20. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2015). Walking the Tightrope Between Online and Offline Life. What Adolescents Learn about CMC through Interactions in Social Media. Brief paper. ED-Media 2015 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2015, Montréal, Canada.
  21. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2015). Problem-based learning online: transformative experiences for students and design challenges for professors. Best practices. ED-Media 2015 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2015, Montréal, Canada.
  22. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2015). Problem-based learning online: how to design rich and authentic online learning experiences for students. SALTISE Annual Conference, John Abbott College. June 2nd, Montréal, Canada.
  23. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Arabuli, N., vanOostveen, R., Suarez, W. (2015). A Juggling Act in the Andean Mountains –Can We Handle Problem-Based Learning, Mobile Technologies and English as a Foreign Language All at Once? CSSE. May 31-June 3, Ottawa, Canada.
  24. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2015). Online Pedagogical Innovation with Problem-Based Learning –Untold Narratives About Letting Go of the Power and Unleashing Group Learning. CSSE. May 31-June 3, Ottawa, Canada.
  25. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.L. (2014). Reflecting about the scholarship of teaching and learning when designing a PBL online course about social media. ISSOTL, October 23-25, Québec, Canada.
  26. Davidson, A.-L., Desjardins, F. Van Oostveen, R., Suarez, W., Naffi, N. (2014). Une collaboration Québec-Ontario-Équateur pour mener une recherche sur la création d’objets numériques dans une approche par problème pour la formation des enseignants. CIRTA. October 15-16, Sherbrooke,
  27. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2014). Designing and facilitating an online PBL course through weaving content, storytelling, digital technologies and feedback. STLHE, June 17-20, Kingston, Canada.
  28. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Hannum, C., Desjardins, F., VanOostveen, R., Suarez, W. (2014). Une recherche-action permettant d’implanter les technologies mobiles dans une approche d’APP avec des professeurs de langue étrangère dans un pays en développement. ACFAS. May 12-16, Montréal, Canada.
  29. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.L. (2014). L’analyse de construit pour comprendre comment les adolescents construisent leurs expériences avec les médias sociaux. ACFAS. May 12-16, Montréal, Canada.
  30. Davidson, A.-L., IsaBelle, C., Naffi, N. (2014). L’accompagnement des communautés d’apprentissage professionnelles (CAP) : quel modèle, quelle formation, quelles ressources ? Colloque : La recherche au service du développement du personnel scolaire. ACFAS. May 12-16, Montréal, Canada.
  31. Naffi, N., Dahl, A, Davidson, A.-L., Sambe, M.Fortin-Vidah, G. (2014). La recherche action participative en tant que méthodologie de recherche, approche d’apprentissage et processus de professionnalisation. Colloque : La recherche au service du développement du personnel scolaire. ACFAS. May 12-16, Montréal, Canada.
  32. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2014). Analyse des implications du design d’un cours en ligne portant sur les médias sociaux dans une approche par problème. TICE éducation. http://www.slideshare.net/annlouisedavidson/colloque-tice-45236694
  33. Savard, A., Dedic, H., Rosenfield, S., Naffi, N. (2013). Developing Number Sense with a Digital Tool. ALDI Symposium. Montreal, Canada.
  34. Isabelle, C., Davidson, A-L, Rochon, S., Naffi, N., Génier, E (2013). eCAP…à notre service! Colloque: Leadership pédagogique et communauté d’apprentissage professionnelle (CAP) de l’ACFAS, May 2013. Québec, Canada.
  35. Davidson, A-L, Isabelle, C., Naffi, N. (2013). Les CAP pour répondre aux besoins des élèves: témoignages d’enseignants et d’experts Colloque: Apprendre à différencier: pratiques de développement professionel des enseignants  de l’ACFAS, May. Québec, Canada.
  36. Naffi, N. (2012). Social Learning Through Social Media: A Proposed Model, CSSE annual conference, Coasts and continents: exploring peoples and places, May 2012. Waterloo, Canada.
  37. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2012). Learning to exist: A grounded theory about adolescent’s motivation to learn in social media. CSSE annual conference, Coasts and continents: exploring peoples and places, May 2012. Waterloo, Canada.
  38. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2012). Reflecting on pedagogical practices with electronic portfolios. CSSE annual conference, Coasts and continents: exploring peoples and places, May. Waterloo, Canada.
  39. Davidson, A.-L., IsaBelle, C., Naffi, N., Lamothe, R. et Génier, E (2012). La nécessaire articulation entre théorie et pratique pour le développement des CAP. Colloque: Le développement professionnel: regards interdisciplinaires. Congrès annuel de l’ACFAS, May. Montréal, Canada.
  40. Naffi, N., Davidson, A.-L. (2012). Apprendre à exister ou apprendre pour exister? Une théorie ancrée sur l’usage des medias sociaux avec des adolescents. Congrès annuel de l’ACFAS, Mai. Montréal, Canada.
  41. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2011). Teachers reflecting about the implementation of an ePortfolio to encourage student self-regulation. ED-Media 2011 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June, Lisbon, Portugal.
  42. Davidson, A.-L., Smith, J., Naffi, N. (2011). Producing Instructional Videos Through Collaborative-Action Research for People Living With an Intellectual Disability. ED-Media 2011 World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.
  43. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N., Gallant, T., Smith, J., Acosta Onate, M., Gendron, R., Bastien, C., Kearney, M. (2011). Designing a social computing course through the use of social computing characteristics –the medium is the message. Education in a changing environment, University of Salford, England.
  44. Naffi, N. (2011). I hate Canada, I love Canada, being accepted makes the whole difference, CSSE 2011, CCGSE poster presentation, New Brunswick, Canada
  45. Naffi, N. (2011). Learning in its advantageous form – A modelization of the social computing environment, National Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium “Building Knowledge Cultivating Community”, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
  46. Naffi, N. (2011). Ados and social media, National Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium “Building Knowledge Cultivating Community”, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
  47. Naffi, N. (2010), Identification of immigrant children’s needs to a successful cultural and social integration and recommendations for both instructional and non-instructional interventions, Graduate Symposium “From Concept to Practice”, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
  48. Naffi, N. (2010). Immigrant children’s needs for a friend and its effect on their academic achievement, Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER), University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

Panel Organiser

  1. Naffi, N. (2017). Panel: Identity Issues and Contextual Implications Surrounding the Settlement of Immigrants and refugees in Canada: Integration, Inclusion, Feeling of Belonging and Social Media. Organizer: Naffi, N., moderated: Davidson, A.-L. Participants: Bilodeau, A., White, S., Turgeon, L., Henderson, A., Cheung, L., Arshad-Ayaz, A. and Naseem, A.19th National Metropolis Conference. 16-18 March. Montreal, Canada

Invited Keynote and Contribution on Invitation

  1. Naffi, N. (2017). The influence of social media on the integration and the inclusion of newcomers in host societies. Workshop. CIPE Workshop on Immigration Research. Concordia University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcpVjq4FUoQ&t=103s
  2. Naffi, N. (2016). Designing for innovative learning: between making pedagogical decisions and unleashing the control on decisions. Workshop. Marianopolis College, Montreal, Canada.
  3. Naffi, N. (2015). Panelist. Graduate Symposium in the Department of Education (GSDE). Theme: “Breaking Barriers: Language, Culture and Technology in Education”. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
  4. Davidson, A.-L., Naffi, N. (2014). Online PBL: Is this like eLearning with more problems?Scape, Knowledge, Teaching, Technology. Conference theme: Innovations in teaching: getting the most out of online learning. Concordia University. http://www.concordia.ca/events/conferences/escape-2014/master-class-series.html
  5. Naffi, N. (2014). Designing and Facilitating an Online Problem-Based Learning Training: Process and Challenges. Webinar. Canada Border Services Agency. Canada.
  6. Naffi, N. (2012). Building Educational Research Capacity in Ecuador Through North-South Collaboration. Keynote presentation. Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Ecuador.