Tag Archives: Research

EduMAP Research Workshop in Berlin, 20-21 April

In April the EduMAP consortia met in Berlin to coordinate their research approach to data collection for the project. Work packages 3 and 4 are concerned with investigating good practice…

Four research themes of the group

HET stands for Higher Education in Transition. HET research group is one of many research groups at the School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. In HET research group, the…

Y-sukupolven opiskelijat etsivät omaa tilaa yliopistossa

Tutkimusten mukaan Y-sukupolven opiskelijat, jolla viitataan vuosina 1980–1999 syntyneisiin, eroaa edellisistä sukupolvista erityisesti siinä, mitä he odottavat koulutukselta ja millaisia oppimis-, työskentely- ja käyttäytymistapoja he ovat omaksuneet. Lindénin, Annalan ja…

Tech Tips for New Students

There are many useful practices and tools that can be recommended for new university students; many good study practices are pretty universal, but then there are also elements that relate to what one studies, where one studies – to the institutional or disciplinary frames of academic work. A student that works on a degree in … Continue reading ”Tech Tips for New Students”

Fafnir 4/2016 CFP

(Please spread the word) Call for Papers: FAFNIR 4/2016: SPECULATIVE FICTION IN COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for the upcoming edition 4/2016. Theme for the edition is “Speculative Fiction in Comics and Graphic Novels”. We invite papers that focus on speculative fiction … Continue reading ”Fafnir 4/2016 CFP”

Money & Games blog note, #moneygames

A quick note about the Money & Games seminar, based on the first day: I was expecting the relationships between money and games to be diverse and rather complex field, and I was not disappointed by the seminar. The idea that game could be seen as a straightforward product that someone just builds, and then … Continue reading ”Money & Games blog note, #moneygames”

Four research themes of the group

In HET research group, the ongoing transitions in higher education are approached with following theoretical ideas: To research HE from societal and pedagogical perspectives where institutions, communities and individuals are…

On university mergers, and “Tampere 3”

As UTA staff representative in the Tampere 3 steering group, I have been asked to talk next week in the UTA professors’ forum event. Much is still in the air, and open, but here are some key themes that relate to this topic: The primary goals of the university merger. There has been some unclarity … Continue reading ”On university mergers, and “Tampere 3””

CFP: Finncon 2016 Academic Track

Call for Papers for the Academic Track at FINNCON 2016 Fantastic Visions from Faerie to Dystopia July 1–3, 2016, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Finncon 2016 is one of the largest events in Europe for anyone interested in science fiction and fantasy. By tradition, it is free of membership fee, and offers you several programme … Continue reading ”CFP: Finncon 2016 Academic Track”

Sanna Malinen’s PhD defence

Today researcher Sanna Malinen defended her PhD thesis in the University of Tampere. The opponent in the public defence was professor Pekka Räsänen from the University of Turku, professor Frans Mäyrä acted as the custos. The abstract and download link to the full, PDF version of the dissertation, titled Sociability and Sense of Community among … Continue reading ”Sanna Malinen’s PhD defence”