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Description of research and teaching

Liisa Ilomäki, (EdD, Title of docent in Education and Technology) works at the University of Helsinki, in the Technology in Education Research Group, Faculty of Educational Sciences. Her research focus is in learning and teaching with digital technology, including innovations and changes within school and teaching communities and in promoting knowledge work competencies in education. She defended her doctoral thesis 2008, the title of which was The effects of ICT in schools: Teachers´ and students’ perspectives. Liisa Ilomäki has authored or co-authored several research articles and has been an editor of books concerning educational technology.

Since 1998, Ilomäki has been involved in several European and national projects and in activities in the area of technology-enhanced learning, either as a member or as a co-ordinator. In addition, she has been involved in teacher training at several levels in Finland and abroad, in the area of pedagogical change in education and digital technology, including educational projects in developing countries. Since 2012, she has been collaborating in an informal research team which is investigating the development of knowledge work competencies and related pedagogical practices in secondary and higher education. She has been an expert member of Finnish national boards concerning digital technology and a board member and an evaluator of European projects.

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Digital technology in learning and teaching
  • School development
  • Digital competence
  • Knowledge work competencies

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

Publications 1987 2019

Employer views on upper-secondary vocational graduate competences

Löfgren, S., Ilomäki, L. & Toom, A., 2019, In : Journal of Vocational Education and Training.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Virtuaalisuus haastaa opettajan ja opiskelijan

Ilomäki, L. H. & Lakkala, M. H., 21 Mar 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsOther conference materialResearchpeer-review

Digital technology and practices for school improvement: innovative digital school model

Ilomäki, L. & Lakkala, M., 28 Dec 2018, In : Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning.. 13, 32 p., 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Evaluating the pedagogical quality of international summer courses in a university program

Lakkala, M., Ilomäki, L., Mikkonen, P., Muukkonen, H. & Toom, A., 2018, In : International Journal of Research Studies in Education. 7, 2, p. 89-104 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Schools as professional learning communities

Antinluoma, M., Ilomäki, L., Lahti-Nuuttila, P. & Toom, A., 2018, In : Journal of Education and Learning. 7, 5, p. 76-91 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects 2000 2020

Activities 1986 2019

Learning languages virtually at upper secondary level

Liisa Ilomäki (Speaker), Minna Lakkala (Speaker)
17 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy (Journal)

Liisa Ilomäki (Reviewer)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Educational research review. (Journal)

Liisa Ilomäki (Reviewer)
Feb 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Kasvatus (Journal)

Liisa Ilomäki (Reviewer)
1 Apr 201918 Apr 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

What should students learn in the university besides the content?

Liisa Ilomäki (Speaker)
27 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Innovatiivinen, kehittyvä koulu digiteknologian keinoin

Liisa Ilomäki

02/07/2914

1 item of media coverage

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Kenellä on oikeus vaikuttaa digiteknologian käyttöön koulussa?

Liisa Ilomäki

08/11/2016

1 media contribution

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Tutkija: Pilvipalvelut tarjoavat kirjoja paremman vaihtoehdon

Liisa Ilomäki

21/01/2015

1 media contribution

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Interview in ISO Watti

Liisa Ilomäki

01/09/2014

1 item of media coverage

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Framtidens kompetenser

Liisa Ilomäki

30/05/2014

1 media contribution

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