Research Output per year
Description of research and teaching
Ms Tiina Korhonen (PhD) is the University Lecturer (Learning Innovations in Digital Society) and head of Innokas Network www.innokas.fi, coordinating nationwide Innovation Education activities for over 650 schools in Finland. Dr. Korhonen’s earlier experience includes professional teacher tenures in several Finnish elementary schools, with seven years as Vice headmaster in a school focusing on Innovation Education.During her tenures, she has designed and implemented several professional development programs for teachers, managed a learning center focusing on Innovation education and coordinated a nationwide educational technology subproject of the Finnable 2020 research project. Currently she coordinates the Co4Lab and Growing Mind research projects involving 62 researchers, funded by the Academy of Finland as well as several Innokas Network projects. She develops and delivers the new "Learning and Teaching in Digital Environments" in-service training for Finnish teachers organized by the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki.
Her research work, including the Innovative School framework, has been published in peer-reviewed publications and research textbooks. In her dissertation, Dr. Korhonen expanded the existing model of home-school collaboration model with novel ways to use digital technology to support a digital partnership between home and school. In her academic work she collaborates with several international partners, including the FabLearn Lab at Stanford University.
Dr. Korhonen’s professional interests lie in the wide landscape of 21st century learning and development of school practice in the context of the digital society, with special focus on the practical opportunities available through digital tools and processes, including digital learning environments, coding, and robotics. Through her national and international collaborative network she develops and shares innovative school practices in learning, professional teaching and in school leadership and school partnerships.
Fields of Science
- 516 Educational sciences
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-review
Research output: Conference materials › Poster
Making with Micro:bit: Teachers and Students Learning 21st Century Competences through the Innovation ProcessKorhonen, T., Salo, L. & Sormunen, K., 2019, FL2019 - Proceedings of FabLearn 2019 Conference: 8th Annual Conference on Maker Education - New York, NY, USA, March 09-10, 2019. New York, NY: ACM Digital library, p. 120-123 4 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Scientific › peer-review
Projects per year
Digipedagogiikka nyt! Yhteiskehittäminen kasvatustieteellisen tiedekunnan maisteriohjelman digiloikan avaintekijänä
01/01/2020 → 30/06/2021
Project: Other project
Activities per year
Activity: Visiting an external institution types › Academic visit to other institution
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars