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KASSO5 Research on Teaching and Learning - Seminar 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
Faculty of Education

Learning outcomes

The student
- knows the main educational psychology theories relevant for teachers' and educators' work
- gets a deeper understanding about the most important conceptions and current research related to teaching and learning in Finland and internationally
- acquires skills in argumentation based on scientific theories of educational psychology

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Eero Ropo, Teacher responsible
Päivi Kupila, Teacher responsible


6-Feb-2018 – 14-Mar-2018
Independent work 115 hours
Seminar 20 hours
Tue 6-Feb-2018 at 8.30-12, Virta 120
Tue 20-Feb-2018 at 8.30-12, Linna K110
Tue 6-Mar-2018 at 8.30-12, Virta 120
Fri 9-Mar-2018 at 8.30-12, Pinni A3111
Wed 14-Mar-2018 at 8.30-12, Pinni B4113

Further information

Optionally: Electronic exam 18 September 2017 - 17 August 2018.

Study materials in electronic exam:

1. Bransford, J.D., Brown, A. L., & Cocking, R.R. (1999) How People Learn Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. Washington, D.C.: National academy press. http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309070368

2. Three articles in the journal Teaching and Teacher Educationor or in some other journal including the word "teaching". Select the articles according to your own interest.

3. Three articles in the journals dealing with the identity or learning. Search for with entries "identity" or "learning".

Inform the teachers of the bibliographic information of articles before enrolling on electronic exam.