Project Details

Effective start/end date01/01/2016 → …


  • JUnior educational REsearchers, the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).: €2,000.00
  • Ella ja Georg Ehrnroothin säätiö: €13,000.00

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • critical thinking
  • higher education
  • univeristy pedagogy
  • argumentation


Research Output

Developing a performance assessment task in the Finnish higher education context: conceptual and empirical insights

Hyytinen, H. & Toom, A., Sep 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 89, 3, p. 551-563 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Enhancing Scientific Thinking Through the Development of Critical Thinking in Higher Education

Hyytinen, H., Toom, A. & Shavelson, R. J., 23 Sep 2019, Redefining Scientific Thinking for Higher Education: Higher-Order Thinking, Evidence-Based Reasoning and Research Skills. Murtonen, M. & Balloo, K. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 59-78 20 p.

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

Open Access


  • 2 Academic visit to other institution
  • 1 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 1 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 1 Oral presentation

Critical thinking as a key to success at university: development of critical thinking among undergraduates from admission to graduation

Heidi Hyytinen (Supervisor)

2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Boston College, Lynch School of Education

Heidi Hyytinen (Visiting researcher)

11 Nov 201914 Nov 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

The reflections of the research methodology of critical thinking

Heidi Hyytinen (Speaker)

14 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation