Irina Ryabkova

Position

Senior Researcher

Associate Professor of the Department of Preschool Pedagogy and Psychology of the Faculty of Educational Psychology.

Head of the Master’s Program “Play and childhood”.

Education and Degrees

2007 – Honors Degree in Psychology (Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Faculty of Educational Psychology).

2019 – PhD in Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (PhD. thesis “Role substitution in preschoolers’ play in a different subject environment”)

Further training

2020 – Mathematical methods in psychology and pedagogy.

2008 – Clinical psychology of children and adolescents.

Research interests

Children’s play, games and toys, preschool childhood, children’s subculture.

Language Proficiency

English

Key publications in English

  1. The developmental potential of toys and games. Smirnova E., Sheina E., Ryabkova I.  The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play / Ed. By Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen and Milda Bredikyte. 2018. P. 305 – 312.
  2. Characteristics of pretend role play. Smirnova E., Sheina E., Ryabkova I.  The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play / Ed. By Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen and Milda Bredikyte. 2017. P. 87 – 96.
  3. Evaluation of preschooler’s pretend play level. Smirnova E., Ryabkova I.  Abstract book of the 27th ICCP World Play Conference “Researching Play — Challenges and Opportunities”. 15-17th of June, 2017 Vilnius, Lithuania.
  4. Psychological Features of The Narrative-based Play of Preschoolers Today. Smirnova E., Ryabkova I. Journal of Russia & East European Psychology. 2016. V. 53. No 2. P. 40 – 55.

Key publications in Russian (abstracts in English):

  1. Age Specifics of Role-Playing with Play Tools in Preschool Children. Ryabkova I.A., Smirnova E.O., Sheina E.G. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2019. Vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 5–15. doi:10.17759/pse.2019240501. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  2. Age Specifics of Preschoolers’ Role Play in Open Object Environment. Ryabkova I.A., Smirnova E.O., Sheina E.G. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2018. Vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 75–84. doi:10.17759/pse.2018230607. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  3. Smirnova E.O., Abdulaeva E.A., Sokolova M.V., Sheina E.G., Ryabkova I.A. Developing subject-spatial environment in kindergarten: a methodological guide. Moscow: Russian word. 2018.112 p.
  4. Smirnova E.O., Abdulaeva E.A., Kremleva A.Yu., Ulyanova I.V., Sheina E.G. Games and toys for your child: a methodological guide. Moscow: Russian word. 2018.112 p.
  5. Relationship between Play Activity and Cognitive Development in Preschool Children. Smirnova E.O., Veraksa A.N., Bukhalenkova D.A., Ryabkova I.A. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2018. Vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 4–14. doi:10.17759/chp.2018140101. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  6. The content of role-playing games of modern preschoolers. Smirnova E.O., Ryabkova I.A. Questions of psychology. 2018.No. 2, pp. 41 – 52.
  7. Psychology and pedagogy of play. Smirnova E.O., Ryabkova I.A. Moscow: Yurayt. 2017. 223 p.

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