• PL 3 (Unioninkatu 34)

    00014

    Finland

1994 …2021

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Description of research and teaching

RESEARCH AREAS AND INTERESTS

My research focuses on student learning at university, in particular on individual study paths, well-being, stress and self-efficacy beliefs of university students and on study success and progress. Procrastination and, on the other hand, fast study progress is also in the focus of my research. Students' appraoches to learning and self-regulation skills of unviersity students are also among my research interests.

Below is a more detailed list of my research topics:

Student learning at university:

-approaches to learning

-disciplinary differences

-student profiles and study orchestrations

-regulation of studying

-interest and motivation to studying

-development of expertise during university studies

-generic skills, personal epistemology of students and conceptions of learning

-study problems

University teaching:

-the development of schlarship of teaching

-the effect of pedagogical courses on teachers' teaching

-disciplinary differences in teacher conceptions, approaches to teaching and teaching methods

-research-teaching nexus

The relationship between teaching and learning at university

-how students' appraoches to learning and teachers' appraoches to teaching and related to each other

-the effect of the characteristics of the teaching-learning environment on student learning

-students' perceptions of their teaching-learning environments

Quality, assessment and evaluation

-students' learning outcomes

-quality of teaching

-assessment practices

Research methodologies in the area of university pedagogy
 

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology
  • educational psychology
  • learning psychology
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • University Pedagogy
  • Higher education

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.