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Anna Uitto is the professor in biology education and the leader of the research group focusing on biology education and the education for sustainable development (ESD). Anna Uitto is the docent in the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, where Baltic Sea ecology was her research area until 2000. After pedagogical studies she worked as university lecturer in the Faculty of Educational Sciences and she was appointed as the professor in 2013. She is the person in charge in biology education in the Candidate and Master programmes in Arts and in the corresponding doctoral level studies (SEDUCE) in the Faculty of Education. She is the member of the steering group of the Science Education Centre (LumA) in the University of Helsinki and in the Faculty of Education she leads a research and development project, which is a part of the activities of the LUMA Centre Finland. Currently she is the member of the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). Also, she is a member in the research coordination group in the SIRENE network. She has published numerous scientific articles on biology education, science education and ESD as well as Baltic Sea ecology in scientific journals, conference publications and as paragraphs of books. Some of her research projects have been financed for instance by the Academy of Finland and by the foundations supporting scientific research. Her research interests are teacher education, teaching methods, especially inquiry-based learning (IBL) in biology, conceptual learning, out-of-school learning environments, especially teaching and learning in nature environments, as well as sustainability education especially the role of school culture in ESD. Currently she also has research and development projects on gene education and ESD in the upper secondary school as well as on the use of gaming and IBL approach in primary and secondary school field education. Besides research, she has published learning material for teacher education and science education for primary schools.

Utbildning / akademisk kvalifikation

Hydrobiologia, Dosentti

Filosofian tohtori

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  • 516 Pedagogik
  • 118 Biovetenskaper

Internationellt och inhemskt samarbete Publikationer och projekt inom de senaste fem åren.

Publikationer 1990 2019

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Inquiry in Outdoor Education — A Case Study in Primary School Science

Uitto, A. & Nordstöm, T., 2018, Electronic Proceedings of the ESERA 2017 Conference. Research, Practice and Collaboration in Science Education. Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University: Part 9: Strand 9. Environmental, health and outdoor science education (co-ed. Albert Zeyer & Marianne Achiam). Finlayson, O. E., McLoughlin, E., Erduran, S. & Childs, P. (red.). Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University , s. 1314-1320 7 s.

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Participatory school experiences as facilitators for adolescents' ecological behavior

Uitto, A., Boeve-de Pauw, J. & Saloranta, S., sep 2015, I : Journal of Environmental Psychology. 43, s. 55–65 11 s., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2015.05.007.

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Subject Teachers as Educators for Sustainability: A Survey Study

Uitto, A. & Saloranta, S., 2017, I : Education Sciences. 2017, 7,8, s. 1-19 19 s.

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Projekter 2002 2020

Aktiviteter 1996 2019

The 2019 ESERA conference in Bologna, Italy, August 26-30, 2019.

Anna Uitto (Talare: Presentation)
26 aug 201931 aug 2019

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9th Biennal Conference of EARLI SIG1 Assessment and Evaluation. Large-scale assessment.

Anna Uitto (!!Speaker)
29 aug 201831 aug 2018

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European Researchers in Didactics of Biology ERIDOB 2018: XII Conference of European Researchers in Didactics of Biology Zaragoza, Spain.

Anna Uitto (Talare: Presentation)
2 jul 20186 jul 2018

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NARST, 2017 Annual International Conference. Invited symposium

Anna Uitto (Talare: Ordförande)
22 apr 201725 apr 2017

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Ainedidaktinen symposium 2019 Helsinki

Anna Uitto (Talare: Ordförande)
8 feb 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

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Opiskelijat opettajina -hanke

Anna Uitto

16/04/2019

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Opetussuunnitelma rajaa opettajan vapautta

Anna Uitto

01/12/2008

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