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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Anna Uitto is the professor in biology education and the director of the research group focusing on biology education and the education for sustainable development (ESD). Her current research interests are inquiry-based learning (IBL), conceptual learning, gene education and socio-scientific issues in biology education, out-of-school learning environments and the use of mobile gaze tracking in studying learnign in nature environments, as well as sustainability education especially the role of school culture in ESD. Currently she has research and development projects in the secondary school on digital gaming and inquiry approach in  outdoor education. Besides research, she has published learning material for teacher education and science education for schools.

Education/Academic qualification

Hydrobiologia, Dosentti

Filosofian tohtori

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Biology education
  • Science education
  • Sustainability education
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • Ecology

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

Publications

How fieldwork-oriented biology teachers establish formal outdoor education practices

Kervinen, A., Uitto, A. & Juuti, K., 2018, In : Journal of Biological Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Teachers’ choice of content and consideration of controversial and sensitive issues in teaching of secondary school genetics

Aivelo, T. & Uitto, A., 2019, In : International Journal of Science Education. 41, 18, p. 2716-2735 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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The resurgence of everyday experiences in school science learning activities

Kervinen, A., Roth, W-M., Juuti, K. & Uitto, A., 2020, In : Cultural Studies of Science Education. 27 p.

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Open Access

Inquiry in Outdoor Education — A Case Study in Primary School Science

Uitto, A. & Nordstöm, T., 2018, Electronic Proceedings of the ESERA 2017 Conference. Research, Practice and Collaboration in Science Education. Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University: Part 9: Strand 9. Environmental, health and outdoor science education (co-ed. Albert Zeyer & Marianne Achiam). Finlayson, O. E., McLoughlin, E., Erduran, S. & Childs, P. (eds.). Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University, p. 1314-1320 7 p.

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Open Access

Participatory school experiences as facilitators for adolescents' ecological behavior

Uitto, A., Boeve-de Pauw, J. & Saloranta, S., Sep 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Psychology. 43, p. 55–65 11 p., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2015.05.007.

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Projects

Activities

The 2019 ESERA conference in Bologna, Italy, August 26-30, 2019.

Anna Uitto (Speaker: Presenter)
26 Aug 201931 Aug 2019

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

2018 Conference of Earli SIG 1

Anna Uitto (Speaker: Presenter)
29 Aug 201831 Aug 2018

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

European Researchers in Didactics of Biology ERIDOB 2018: XII Conference of European Researchers in Didactics of Biology Zaragoza, Spain.

Anna Uitto (Speaker: Presenter)
2 Jul 20186 Jul 2018

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

NARST, 2017 Annual International Conference. Invited symposium

Anna Uitto (Speaker: Chair)
22 Apr 201725 Apr 2017

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

File

Gregor Torkar

Anna Uitto (Host)
4 Feb 202014 Feb 2020

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Press / Media

Kestävän kehityksen pedagogiikka - teoriaa ja käytäntöjä

Anna Uitto, Lili-Ann Wolff, Seppo Saloranta & Anna Lehtonen

31/05/2019

1 Media contribution

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Opiskelijat opettajina -hanke

Anna Uitto

16/04/2019

1 Media contribution

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Opetussuunnitelma rajaa opettajan vapautta

Anna Uitto

01/12/2008

1 Media contribution

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