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Mari
Murtonen
Research Director, Faculty of Education
Adjunct professor (docent)

Contact

Assistentinkatu 5
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

University pedagogy
learning and teaching in different higher education environments
development of scientific and methodological thinking
belief systems in learning
educational theory.

Biography

PhD from the University of Turku in 2005. Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki since 2009. Researcher posts at the Universities of Turku, Helsinki, Jyväskylä and California at Berkeley. Editor-in-chief of the Journal of University Pedagogy in 2015-2017. Leader of the UNIPS digital learning solution project 2017-2019.

Teaching

Wide experience on university level curriculum planning, organizing education and educational programs, and teaching in traditional and digital environments.

Research

Main research areas: 1) Students' development of scientific thinking and research skills in university education, 2) teachers' development of pedagogical expertise in traditional and digital environments, 3) Conceptions, beliefs and attitudes on knowledge, learning and teaching, 4) Theoretical questions of education, e.g. the concept of learning outcomes.

Publications

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