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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Alexandra Nordström is a PhD student in the School, Education, Society, and Culture Doctoral Programme at the University of Helsinki. She holds a Master of Social Sciences with focus on educational sociology. Her research themes include young children’s emotion and affect, interaction, participation, sociocultural theories, multiliteracies pedagogy, and visual research. She is a member of the Playful Learning Center, and the Learning, Culture and Interventions expert group in the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki. Alexandra’s current project is ‘The Joy of Learning Multiliteracies’ research and development programme: www.monilukutaito.com/en. Alexandra also teaches in the bachelor and master programmes at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. She is currently the JURE coordinator of EARLI SIG 25 - Educational Theory

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Social Sciences

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Literacy
  • 5141 Sociology
  • Childhood Studies

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Young Children’s Digital Literacy Practices in the Sociocultural Contexts of their Homes

Kumpulainen, K., Sairanen, H. & Nordström, A., 22 May 2020, In : Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Making the Moomins: A Finnish/English Adventure

Marsh, J., Nordström, A., Sairanen, H. & Shkul, M., 12 Sep 2019, Multiliteracies and Early Years Innovation: Perspectives from Finland and Beyond. Kumpulainen, K. & Sefton-Green, J. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 131-147 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Positive affect in young children's multiliteracies learning endeavors

Nordström, A., Kumpulainen, K. & Potter, J., 12 Sep 2019, Multiliteracies and Early Years Innovation: Perspectives from Finland and Beyond. Kumpulainen, K. & Sefton-Green, J. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 166-182 17 p. (Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects

Activities

AERA 2020

Alexandra Nordström (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Apr 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

MOI! Monilukutaitoa opitaan ilolla myös kirjastoissa

Alexandra Nordström (Speaker), Heidi Sairanen (Speaker)
25 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Monilukutaito

Heidi Sairanen (Speaker), Alexandra Nordström (Speaker)
22 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Makerspaces for Young Learners

Alexandra Nordström (Attendee)
6 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars