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Description of research and teaching

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

Keywords

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications 2008 2018

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 materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Tutkimuksellinen opiskelu ja formatiivinen arviointi luonnontieteissä

Herranen, J. K., Koljonen, T. & Aksela, M. K., 2017, Arviointia toteuttamassa: näkökulmia monipuoliseen oppimisen arviointii. Kauppinen, E. & Vitikka, E. (eds.). Helsinki: Opetushallitus, p. 114-126 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Inquiry-based and learner-centered chemistry education

Herranen, J. K., 20 Dec 2016, Promoting innovative and collaborative chemistry education through evidence-based chemistry teacher education. LUMA Centre Finland, 5 p. (International Journal on Math, Science and Technology Education; vol. 1, no. 3).

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

Projects 2013 2016

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 2009 2018

  • 6 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 6 Types for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination
  • 2 Public Talks
  • 2 Oral presentation

Yksi kaikkien ja kaikki yhden (tapauksen) puolesta

Jaakko Samuli Turkka (Speaker), Jaana Kristiina Herranen (Speaker), Maija Katariina Aksela (Speaker)
8 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

MFK-K204 Tutkimuksellinen kemian opetus (5 op)

Johannes Pernaa (Teacher), Jaana Kristiina Herranen (Teacher)
2018 → …

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

Student-question-based inquiry in science education

Jaana Herranen (Speaker)
21 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Tutkiva ja eheyttävä kemian opetus

Jaana Herranen (Teacher)
20182019

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

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

Johannes Pernaa (Teacher), Jaana Kristiina Herranen (Teacher)
2018 → …

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