PhD Candidate

University of Jyväskylä 2015 - 2019 (planned)

Dissertation topic: Teachers in Participatory Design of Learning Environment Technology and Computing Education

The dissertation considers teachers' support in the time of digitizing education. In particular, the topic is considered through two different phenomena: supporting teachers when they are introduced with a new learning environment and when they start implementing a new computing discipline. The research objective is to examine how teachers can be supported with a participatory design research approach. The contributions consist of eliciting, identifying, and evaluating opportunities and challenges for supporting teachers.

Master of Science

University of Jyväskylä 2008 - 2014

The Master's degree in Finland comprehends three years of Bachelor level studies and two years of Master's level studies.

Main subject: Computer science (120 ECTS credits).
Other subjects:

My main subject was computer science, and more particularly educational technology. I am qualifed to teach computer science, history, and social sciences in all education levels. My Master's thesis considered tablet devices in education. My studies prepared me for analytical thinking of technology with humanistic and societal understanding.

Marketing studies in adult education

Jyväskylän Institute of Adult Education 2007 - 2008

I carried out marketing related studies in Jyväskylä institute of Adult Education while I was working as a marketing assistant for Union of Young Adults in Middle-Finland.

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality

Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences 2002 - 2006

Fields of study:

Before my university studies, I did a Bachelor's degree in Tourism and Hospitality. The studies considered business and tourism through practical and project-oriented courses. My studies included a half-year exchange visit in the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Matriculation Examination

High School graduate from Raahe (gymnasium) 1998 - 2001