Kaisa Viinikka conducts research on 21st century skills, multiple literacies and developing RE teacher education -project. Research is currently focused on RE student teachers and studies of teacher education.
Kaisa Viinikka is a ThM, MSS and RE teacher. She is a PhD student and conducting research on a “21st century skills, multiple literacies and developing RE teacher education” project at the University of Eastern Finland. In the project, she also examines teachers of RE and faculty. Her research interests are focusing on religious education, 21st century skills, teacher education and teaching.
School of Theology, Western Theology
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Research groups and research projects
21st century skills, multiple literacies and developing RE teacher education -project
Viinikka, Kaisa (ed.) . 2021. 21st century skills and RE teacher education : a case study of Finnish religious education student teachers and their professional development. Itä-Suomen yliopisto. Publications of the University of Eastern Finland. Dissertations in Education, Humanities, and Theology 167. 2021
Lipiäinen, Tuuli; Ubani, Martin; Viinikka, Kaisa; Kallioniemi, Arto. 2020. What does "new learning"require from religious education teachers? A study of Finnish RE teachers' perceptions Journal of religious education 68 2: 213-231. 2020
Viinikka, Kaisa; Ubani, Martin. 2020. A qualitative analysis of Finnish RE students' perceptions of their professional development during their initial teacher education Journal of beliefs and values [Epub ahead of print 19 Aug 2020]: -. 2020
Jasmin Riekkinen ja Kaisa Viinikka. 2019. Opettajankoulutus vastaamaan moninaistuvan koulumaailman tarpeita Soolibooli 1/2019: 1. 2019
Jasmin Riekkinen, Tuuli Lipiäinen ja Kaisa Viinikka. 2019. Opettajankoulutuksen kehittäminen koulumaailman moninaistuessa Synsygus: Suomen uskonnonopettajain liitto ry:n jäsentiedote 2/2019: 33-35. 2019
Viinikka, Kaisa; Ubani, Martin. 2019. The expectations of Finnish RE student teachers of their professional development in their academic studies in the light of twenty-first-century skills Journal of beliefs and values 40 4: 447-463. 2019
Viinikka, Kaisa; Ubani, Martin; Lipiäinen, Tuuli; Kallioniemi, Arto. 2019. 21st Century Skills and Finnish Student Teachers' Perceptions about the Ideal RE Teacher Today and in the Future International journal of learning, teaching and educational research 18 8: 75-97. 2019