Ilona Södervik
  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 1A)



  • Yliopistonkatu 3

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto


  • Finland


Research activity per year

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My reserach deals with the development of expertise during university studies in teacher education and in life sciences (particularly in biology, pharmacy and medicine). I am interested in the role of conceptual understanding in authentic case-processing and learning of practical, hands-on skills and how the development of adaptive expertise can be facilitated via instruction.

External positions

University research fellow, Turun opettajankoulutuslaitos, Turun yliopisto

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • university pedagogics
  • teacher education and teacher professional development
  • Expertise
  • Learning and teaching
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
  • Biology education
  • Pharmacy education
  • Medical education

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.