University of Jyväskylä

JYU Education and Psychology Research Spring Colloquium

Start date: Mar 23, 2017 10:15 AM

End date: Mar 23, 2017 03:45 PM

Location: Seminaarinmäki, Ruusupuisto-rakennus

JYU Education and Psychology Research Spring Colloquium:

Finland 100 years – JYU Education and Psychology Research over 150 years!

Thursday 23.3.2017

Venue: RUU D104 Helena

10:15-10:20 Opening, Professor Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Faculty of Education and Psychology

10:20-11:00 JYU Research, Teacher Education and International Collaboration over 150 years, Professor Jouni Välijärvi, Finnish Institute for Educational Research   

11:00-11:45 Roundtable discussion with Professors Anna Rönkä, Mirja Tarnanen, Jari-Erik Nurmi and Jussi Välimaa, chair: Senior researcher Elina Lehtomäki

14:15-15:45 Breakaway sessions (simultaneous) in Ruusupuisto:

 1)      RUU E 213: Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Dyslexia

Academy researcher Minna Torppa, Post-doctoral researcher Kaisa Lohvansuu, Senior researcher Jarmo Hämäläinen, Doctoral student Maria Psyridou and Project researcher Kenneth Eklund

2)      RUU B 103 Minna: Dialogic Learning and Teaching

Post-doctoral researcher Sami Lehesvuori and Doctoral student Kaisa Jokiranta

During this session we introduce principles for dialogic teaching and present dialogic interaction examples. This session includes activities and discussions addressing possibilities coming along with dialogicity.

3)      RUU E 208 Päivö: Critical Evaluation in the Context of Internet Reading

Professor Paavo Leppänen, Master’s student Elina Hämäläinen, Post-doctoral researcher Carita Kiili, Professor Miika Marttunen

This session discusses the critical evaluation of online sources among 6th graders and upper secondary school students. Results of two research projects will be presented.

4)      RUU E 307 Katri: Guidance and counselling: Managing one’s life in today’s society

Senior researcher Johanna Rantanen, Master’s student Sanna Selkamo

In this session we discuss guidance and counselling of studies, career planning as well as psychological and social wellbeing, flexibility and capabilities of functioning. All these are core elements of guidance and counselling.

5)      RUU E 308 Aino: Transforming Academic Profession: identities and careers

Senior researcher Terhi Nokkala, Project researcher Taru Siekkinen, Senior researcher Jani Ursin

Many societal changes as well as changing governance, managerial and academic practices in universities contribute to changing academic careers and identities. The papers in this panel session provide both theoretical and empirical insights into the changing academic profession, while highlighting its structural underpinning and often gendered effects.

The research colloquium is a home congress of the Faculty of Education and Psychology, and the Finnish Institute for Educational Research.

The event is open for all.

Further information: Elina Lehtomäki, +358406896456,

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