Technologies for Learning and Development

Research group

Our research involves studies of tools and models for computational thinking, investigating the role of digitalization in society, designing digital solutions for learning, education, and development, as well as developing novel solutions and interventions for computing education. Our research and development activities also strive for inventing digital solutions in order to tackle real-life challenges together with learners, teachers, companies, parents, and other stakeholders. An important part of our activities is our IMPDET studies, which provide doctoral training related to the research interests of the group around the globe. We have also launched a doctoral training hub in collaboration with the College of Business Education (CBE) in Tanzania in order to enhance and improve the quality, relevance, and impact of research outputs in CBE.

We are a member of the DIGS research community at UEF; https://www.uef.fi/en/research-community/learning-in-digitalized-society-digs

Outside funded projects (past five years):

  1. RUE – Transparency of Learning Outcomes through Blockchain Technology, Erasmus+ KA2: Strategic Partnership in the Field of Higher Education, 2020-2023
  2. Evaluation of Teacher Training in Latin America and the Caribbean – Guarantee of the Quality of Education Degrees, Erasmus+ KA2: Capacity Building in Higher Education, 2021-2023, https://ecalfor.eu/en/ecalfor/
  3. Development of New Andragogical Diagnostic Approaches and Interventions of the Adult Docility Åhenomenon, Erasmus+ KA2: Strategic Partnership for School Education, 2020-2023
  4. Smart Ecosystem for Learning and Inclusion, 2019-2020, EU-CELAC/ERANet-LAC
  5. RoboSTEAM – Integrating STEAM and Computational Thinking, 2019-2020, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership
  6. eCraft2Learn, Horizon 2020, 2017-2018, https://project.ecraft2learn.eu/
  7. ICT4EEDYU – Strengthening ICT Education in Eritrea, 2015-2017, HEI-ICI, https://ict4eedu.wordpress.com/
  8. TACCLE3 – Coding, 2015-2017, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership
  9. CONSTRUIT!, 2014-2017, Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership, http://construit.org/
  10. Development Center for Digital Learning Environments, 2016-2018, European Regional Development Fund
  11. Game Brewery, 2015-2018, European Social Fund
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