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Jaana Herranen

  • PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)

    00014

    Finland

20082019

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

01/2020

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki at the Unit of Teacher Education, teacher in courses “Sustainable development in education”, ”Inquiry-based chemistry education”, “Chemistry in everyday life”, coordinator for LUMAT Science Research Forum and LUMAT symposium, national and international collaboration

01/2018

phD-student, University of Helsinki at the Unit of Teacher Education, Coordinator for a development program “good question!”, course assistant in courses ”Sustainable development in education” (n collaboration with SITRA), national and international in-service teacher training lectures and workshops from research topics

01/2015

phD-student, University of Helsinki at the Unit of Teacher Education, Coordinator for a development program “good question!”, course assistant in courses ”Inquiry-based chemistry education” and ”Sustainable development in education (linked to international project ActSHEN)

08/2014

phD-student, University of Helsinki at the Unit of Teacher Education, course assistant in courses ”Inquiry-based chemistry education”

01/2013

PhD-student, University of Helsinki, Department of Chemistry, the Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education, Vicecoordinator at the ChemistryLab Gadolin, Course Assistant in Courses Laboratory Work in Chemistry Teaching II and Chemistry in the Community, In-Service Education for the Elementary Teachers

08/2012-12/2012

Intern, University of Helsinki, Department of Chemistry, the Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education, Assisting in the Research, In-Service Education for the Elementary Teachers, Course Assistant in the Course Laboratory Work in Chemistry Teaching I

6/2010

Camp Instructor in the Science Camps, University of Helsinki, Department of Chemistry, the Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education

Education information

2012-
PhD-studies in Chemistry and Chemistry Teaching, University of Helsinki
2012
MSc, Chemistry (Chemistry Education), University of Helsinki
- Master`s Thesis: The Current State of Chemistry Teaching in Primary School Classes 5 and 6 on Class Teachers` perspective
- Majors in Chemistry and Science Education
- Minors in biology and Pedagogy
2011
Approbatur in Health Education, Open University of Jyväskylä
2010
BA, Chemistry (Chemistry Education), University of Helsinki
- BA Thesis: Sweeteners and their Effects on Human Body
- Minor in Physics

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications

Student-question-based inquiry in science education

Herranen, J. & Aksela, M., 2 Jan 2019, In : Studies in Science Education. 55, 1, p. 1-36 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Towards learner-driven science teacher education for sustainability

Herranen, J., 2019, Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Open Access

From learner-centered to learner-driven sustainability education

Herranen, J. K., Vesterinen, V-M. & Aksela, M. K., Jul 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 7, 14 p., 2190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Higher education students`challenges in designing a course "Sustainable Development in Education"

Herranen, J. K., Tolppanen, S., Vesterinen, V-M. J. & Aksela, M. K., 24 Aug 2017.

Research output: Conference materialsPoster

Projects

Inquiry-based learning and good questions

Aksela, M. & Herranen, J.

01/01/2015 → …

Project: Research project

Education for sustainable development (ESD)

Aksela, M. & Herranen, J.

01/08/2014 → …

Project: Research project

ActSHEN Action for Sustainability in Higher Education in the Nordic region

Vesterinen, V., Aksela, M., Herranen, J. & Tolppanen, S.

31/08/201331/08/2016

Project: Research project

Activities

Distance teaching and learning training

Jaana Herranen (Consultant), Johannes Pernaa (Advisor)
24 Apr 2020

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

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International LUMAT Research Summer School

Maija Aksela (Chair of organizing committee), Veli-Matti Vesterinen (Chair of organizing committee), Jaana Herranen (Secretary of organizing committee), Johannes Pernaa (Member of organizing committee), Pasi Nieminen (Member of organizing committee)
1 Jun 20202 Jun 2020

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

Relevance of mathematics and science MOOCs for teachers as part of their professional development

Maija Aksela (Speaker), Jaana Herranen (Speaker)
25 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Stockholm University

Maija Aksela (Visiting researcher), Johannes Pernaa (Visiting researcher), Jaakko Samuli Turkka (Visiting researcher), Jaana Herranen (Visiting researcher), Outi Haatainen (Visiting researcher)
23 Oct 201924 Oct 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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MFK-K301 Tutkiva ja eheyttävä kemian opetus (5 op)

Johannes Pernaa (Teacher), Jaana Herranen (Teacher)
Jan 2019May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination