Dissertations

Dissertations in the Faculty of Humanities and social sciences
Dissertation: 25.11.2017 Working life, here we come - with better language skills and with more readiness for self-directed learning A study of the students on a multi-form English course at the Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (Siekkinen) Nov 13, 2017
Lic.Ph. Hellä Siekkinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Työelämä, täältä tullaan - kielitaitoisina ja itseohjautuvina - Tutkimus opiskelijoista monimuotoisesti toteutetulla englannin opintojaksolla Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulussa”(Working life, here we come - with better language skills and with more readiness for self-directed learning A study of the students on a multi-form English course at the Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences). Opponent Professor Ritva Kantelin (Univ...
Dissertation: 17.11.2017 Three Different Approaches to Cognitive Fatigue in Patients with a Mild Form of Multiple Sclerosis: Objective Cognitive, Subjective Cognitive and Neurophysiological (Liuha) Nov 10, 2017
PsL Sanna Liuha defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Three Different Approaches to Cognitive Fatigue in Patients with a Mild Form of Multiple Sclerosis: Objective Cognitive, Subjective Cognitive and Neurophysiological”. Opponent PsT, Adjunct Professor Eija Rosti-Otajärvi (Tampere University Hospital) and custos Adjunct Professor Jukka Kaartinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dissertation: 28.10.2017 M.A. Johanna Hasu (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education) Oct 18, 2017
M.A. Johanna Hasu defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Kun siihen pystyy kuitenkin, ei oo mitään järkee olla tekemättä. Oppimisen vaikeudet pianonsoiton opiskelussa - oppilaiden kokemuksia ja opetuksen keinoja”. Opponent Ph.D. Speech Therapist Paula Salmi (Niilo Mäki Instituutti) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dissertation: 17.1.2017: Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation (Hartmann) Jan 12, 2017
M.A. Martin Hartmann defends his doctoral dissertation in Musicology ”Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation”. Opponent Associate Professor Emilios Cambouropoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and custos Professor Petri Toiviainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 17.12.2016 International Artists-in-Residence 1990–2010: Mobility, Technology and Identity in Everyday Art Practices (Vargas) Dec 13, 2016
MA Rita Vargas de Freitas Matias defends her doctoral dissertation in Art History "International Artists-in-Residence 1990–2010: Mobility, Technology and Identity in Everyday Art Practices". Opponent Dr. Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio (University of Barcelona) and custos Professor Annika Waenerberg (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 16.12.2016 MA Maartje De Meulder (Faculty of Humanities, Sign Language) Dec 12, 2016
MA Maartje De Meulder defends her doctoral dissertation in Sign Language ”The power of language policy. The legal regognition of sign languages and the aspirations of deaf communities”. Opponent FT Pirkko Nuolijärvi and custos Professor Ritva Takkinen (University of Jyväskylä). The languages of the public examination of the dissertation are British Sign Language / International Sign Language and English. The event is interpreted into Finnish Sign Language.
Dissertation: 10.12.2016. M.A.(Psych) Helena Päivinen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology) Dec 02, 2016
M.A.(Psych) Helena Päivinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Gendered positioning: Addressing gendered power and cultural discourses in therapeutic conversations”. Opponent Professor Arlene Vetere (VID Specialized University Oslo, Norway) and custos Professor Juha Holma (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 10.12.2016 New models for visual education using journalistic photographs (Kędra) Dec 01, 2016
MA Joanna Kędra defends her doctoral dissertation in Journalism ”Interpretation of journalistic photographs as an instrument of visual literacy education”. Opponent Professor Emeritus Terence Wright (Ulster University, United Kingdom) and custos Professor Epp Lauk (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 2 Dec 2016: The role of ethical organizational culture in preventing sickness absence and turnover in organizations (Kangas) Nov 24, 2016
M.Sc. (Econ), M.A.(Psych) Maiju Kangas defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "The role of ethical organizational culture in preventing sickness absence and turnover in organizations". Opponent Professor Dirk van Dierendonck (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and custos Adjunct professor Taru Feldt (University of Jyväskylä).
Dissertation: 25.11.2016 Stability and Variability in Parents` Causal Attributions for Their Child`s Academic Success and Failure (Enlund) Nov 21, 2016
M.Soc.Sc. Emmi Enlund defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Stability and Variability in Parents` Causal Attributions for Their Child`s Academic Success and Failure”. Opponent Professor Tiia Tulviste (University of Tartu, Viro) and custos Professor Jari-Erik Nurmi (University of Jyväskylä).