Search results for author:"Hannele Niemi"
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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 18, No. 7 pp. 763–780
In this article, the purpose is to evaluate how teacher education may promote active learning and what the main obstacles are to reach this target. The problem is investigated from the perspective of student teachers, teacher educators, teachers and ...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 25, No. 4 (2016) pp. 451–468
This article presents results on how students became engaged and motivated when using digital storytelling in knowledge creation in Finland, Greece and California. The theoretical framework is based on sociocultural theories. Learning is seen as a...
Research studies and active learning promoting professional competences in Finnish teacher education
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 43, No. 1 (October 2014) pp. 131–142
The purpose of this study is to investigate how student teachers benefit from authentic researcher experiences as part of their pre-service education. The data were collected by electronic questionnaires (n = 287) at two Finnish Universities....
New Educator Vol. 11, No. 2 (2015) pp. 130–145
The article introduces how the Finnish educational system has been moved systematically towards equal opportunities for all learners. It also describes how principles of equity and lifelong learning are tied together and what consequences this has...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 38, No. 1 (2013) pp. 57–71
The article discusses how to strengthen educational use of information and communication technology (ICT) in Finnish schools. The conceptions and experiences of the successful integration of ICT in everyday school settings are reported. Participant...
Modeling Self-Rated Group Role and Social Interdependence Profile for Computer-supported Collaborative Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1617–1624
The main goal of this paper is to present the theoretical framework of a group role and social interdependence instrument, and report the preliminary research findings of the psychometric validation process. The structure of the 52-item...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3631–3633
If the Internet is an information superhighway, then teachers just might be the road-kill on the asphalt of the information superhighway. Possibly, for the first time in history, students are more adept at using the tools necessary for acquiring and ...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 19–34
Schools have been islands isolated from mobile technologies for a long time. In Finland, schools are investing in mobile technologies with the aim of providing a tablet for each student. This trend enables classes to adopt practices where students...