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Kari K Pitkänen, PHD

University Lecturer

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 5)




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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Linguistics, PhD

External positions

Lecturer in English, Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto

1 Aug 200431 Jul 2006

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • English as a foreign language
  • Linguistics
  • Academic Writing
  • English teaching
  • English as a lingua franca
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • English as a foreign language
  • Academic Writing
  • English teaching


iPads in medical language courses at the University of Helsinki

Wallinheimo, K. & Pitkänen, K. K., 4 May 2016, In : Language Learning in Higher Education. 6, 1, p. 77-94 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Encouraging teacher research through in-house activities: The approach of a Finnish University Language Centre

Lehtonen, T., Pitkänen, K. K. & Vaattovaara, J., 2015, International perspectives on teacher research. Borg, S. & Santiago Sanchez, H. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 170-184 14 p. (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching).

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

"Peer feedback tells what other people with diverse backgrounds think about my writing"

Lehtonen, T. & Pitkänen, K. K., Jun 2014, Plotti - a blog on (academic) writing. 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

The changing role of English language teaching in Helsinki University Language Centre

Pitkänen, K. K., Lehtonen, T. & Siddall, R., May 2013, Muuttuva Kielikeskus - Språkcentrum i förändring - Language Centre in change. Matilainen, M., Siddall, R. & Vaattovaara, J. (eds.). Helsinki: Helsingin yliopiston kielikeskus, Vol. 2013/4. p. 33-48 16 p. (Language Centre Publications; vol. 2013, no. 4).

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



Opetusharjoittelun ohjaus

Kari K Pitkänen (Participant), Satu von Boehm (Participant)
11 Mar 201926 Apr 2019

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

Ulkopuolisena asiantuntijana virantäytössä, Turun yliopiston kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus (Event)

Kari K Pitkänen (Expert)
26 Apr 2018

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Jun Iwata

Roy Siddall (Host), Kari Kalervo Pitkänen (Host)
20 Aug 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

The Doors to digitalized teaching

Janne Markus Tapio Niinivaara (Speaker), Kari Kalervo Pitkänen (Speaker), Kirsi Wallinheimo (Speaker)
6 Sep 20188 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Freie Universität

Kari K Pitkänen (Visiting lecturer)
7 May 201712 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution