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  • PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)

    00014

    Finland

20112019
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Personal profile

Education information

  • PhD (Science Education), Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki
  • MSc (Chemistry Education), Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki 
  • BAS, Laurea University of Applied Sciences 
  • BSc, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki

Description of research and teaching

Research:

  • Postdoc research (AI in Learning) 2019-
  • Diversity and science teacher education: supporting practices for better student achievement 2014-2019

Teaching:

Chemistry and science pre-service teacher education projects and workshops:

  • Mathematics and Science in Society, 2014-2019
  • Chemistry as a Science and as a Discipline, 2014-2018
  • Differentiation in Chemistry Teaching, 2016-2017
  • Inquiry-based Chemistry Teaching, 2015
  • The Central Areas of Chemistry Education, 2015
  • Chemistry in the Living Environment, 2014

Chemistry and science in-service teacher education projects and workshops:

  • AI in Learning. Changing work, changing expertise (AI Learn) 2018-2019
  • LUMA Suomi Finland: School-company collaboration, 2014-2019
  • LINKS Learning through innovation and networking in STEM, working with employers and businesses (coordinator), 2017-2019
  • COMBLAB, Competencies for MBL Laboratory, 2014 
  • Workshops (chemistry of cosmetics), 2014-2018

Other tasks:

  • Chemistry teacher student counsellor 2015-2018

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 116 Chemical sciences

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

Publications 2011 2019

Open Access
File

Learning to Teach at Heterogeneous and Diverse Chemistry Classes: Methods for University Chemistry Teacher Training Courses

Tolsdorf, Y., Kousa, P., Markic, S. & Aksela, M., Oct 2018, In : Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education. 14, 10, 14 p., em1593.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Low-achieving students' attitudes towards learning chemistry and chemistry teaching methods

Kousa, P., Kavonius, R. & Aksela, M., 1 Apr 2018, In : Chemistry education research and practice. 19, 2, p. 431-441 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2015 2019

Activities 2014 2019

  • 17 Types for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination
  • 10 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 4 Academic visit to other institution
  • 2 Oral presentation

Beijing Normal University

Päivi Kousa (Visiting researcher)
25 May 201929 May 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Matematiikka ja luonnontieteet yhteiskunnassa - koulu-yritysyhteistyökurssi

Päivi Kousa (Teacher)
Jan 2019May 2019

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

LINKS – Learning through innovation and networking in STEM

Päivi Kousa (Speaker: Presenter)
3 Jun 2019

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

LINKS -seminaari

Päivi Kousa (Speaker: Presenter)
13 Dec 2018

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

LINKS Learning From Innovation and Networking in STEM

Päivi Kousa (Participant)
20182019

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