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Tiina Korhonen

University Lecturer/Learning Innovations in Digital Society, Head of Innokas Network

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

Accepting PhD Students

20092023
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Personal profile

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.

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications 2011 2019

Ideate, evaluate and share: An Innovation Process Model for Educators

Sipilä, R., Sormunen, K. & Korhonen, T., 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Making with Micro:bit – Teachers and Students Learning 21st Century Competences through the Innovation Process

Korhonen, T., Salo, L. & Sormunen, K., 2019, Proceedings of FabLearn 2019, 8th Annual Conference on Maker Education. ACM Digital library

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Student Tutor Model for Supporting Digital Technology Use in Maker-centered Learning

Ola, M., Riikonen, S., Korhonen, T. & Sormunen, K., 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Nuorten käsitykset digitalisaation tärkeydestä

Byman, R., Korhonen, T., Sintonen, S., Vesterinen, O. & Kynäslahti, H., 2018, Opin polut ja pientareet: Nuorisobarometri 2017. Pekkarinen, E. & Myllyniemi, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Nuorisotutkimusseura, p. 149-159 11 p. (Julkaisuja / Nuorisotutkimusseura. Kenttä; no. 200)(Verkkojulkaisuja / Nuorisotutkimusseura; no. 129)(NUORAn julkaisuja / Opetusministeriö; no. 58).

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

Projects 2009 2023

3D Bear - pilotti

Korhonen, T.

01/05/201931/07/2020

Project: Other project

Värkätään yhdessä

Korhonen, T. & Pyykkönen, P.

01/04/201931/12/2020

Project: Other project

Innokas-kerhot (Innokas Future Labs)

Korhonen, T., Pyykkönen, P. & Näykki, J.

01/08/2018 → …

Project: Other project

Game it now!

Korhonen, T., Pyykkönen, P., Laitinen, J., Kokkonen, J., Fagerlund, J. & Näykki, J.

01/08/201830/06/2020

Project: Other project

Innostu ja innovoi - innovaatiokasvatuksen perusteet

Sormunen, K., Korhonen, T. & Ansolahti, A.

01/08/201831/12/2019

Project: Other project

Prizes

Thesis/Dissertation award

Tiina Korhonen (Recipient), 18 Jun 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2009 2019

FabLearn Conference 2019

Kati Sormunen (Poster Presentation), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Poster Presentation)
9 Mar 201910 Mar 2019

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

FabLearn Europe 2019

Tiina Korhonen (Chair of organizing committee)
1 Jan 201930 May 2019

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

FabLearn Conference 2019

Tiina Korhonen (Chair of organizing committee)
1 Jan 201931 Mar 2019

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

Innokas2019 Ohjelmointi- ja robotiikkaturnaus

Tiina Korhonen (Chair of organizing committee), Petja Pyykkönen (Chair of organizing committee), Jukka Lehtoranta (Chair of organizing committee), Kati Sormunen (Member of organizing committee), Laura Salo (Member of organizing committee), Hanna Maria Inkeri Reinius (Member of organizing committee), Anton ilmari Hannula (Member of organizing committee), Sorella Karme (Member of organizing committee)
13 May 201915 May 2019

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

Innokas 2018, Finnish National Technology Event for Schools

Kati Sormunen (Member of organizing committee), Laura Katariina Salo (Member of organizing committee), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Member of organizing committee), Hanna Maria Inkeri Reinius (Attendee), Anton ilmari Hannula (Attendee)
14 May 201816 May 2018

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