People

Petri Nokelainen (PhD)

Professor of Engineering Pedagogy
Laboratory of Industrial and Information Management, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
petri.nokelainen@tut.fi

Research interests:

professional growth and learning, exceptional abilities (professional and vocational excellence), quantitative methods and psychometrics (Bayesian statistics, survey development), and technology-enhanced learning (pedagogical usability)

Research projects:

2017-2021 Regulation of learning and active learning methods in the context of engineering education (REALMEE). Funding: Tampere University of Technology
2016-2019  Skills, Education and the Future of Work (SEFW). Funding: Academy of Finland
2017-2019 Next Move (NeMo) 2 – Vocational expertise, working life skills and workplaces as learning environments in apprenticeship education. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2016-2017 Demonstration of Expertise in Specialization Education (ASOS). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education
2015-2017 Mentoring in Apprenticeship Education (MAE). Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2014-2017 Next Move (NeMo) – Apprenticeships and changing skills requirements. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2011-2015 Participatory Learning Model and Environments in Life-cycle Services for Children and Adolescents (PALM). Funding: RYM Indoor Environment Program
2012-2014 Pathways to Vocational Excellence (PaVE). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education
2011-2013 Professional Excellence in Air Traffic Management. Funding: TEKES (Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation)
2010-2011 Non-linear modeling of Factors Contributing to Growth-oriented Atmosphere. Funding: Academy of Finland
2009-2011 Actualizing Vocational Excellence (AVE). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education
2007-2008 Bayesian Modeling of Activities and Profiles: A case study in computer-supported collaborative learning (BMap). Funding: Finnish Work Environment Fund
2007-2008 Modeling of Vocational Excellence (MoVE). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education

International research projects
2011-  MOVE – Modelling Vocational Excellence. Funding: WorldSkills Foundation
2011-  Developing and Understanding Vocational Excellence (DuVE). Funding: University of Oxford

 

Heta Rintala (MA (Humanities), MA (Education))

Researcher, PhD student
Laboratory of Industrial and Information Management, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
heta.rintala@tut.fi

Research interests:

vocational education and training, work-based learning, education policy

Research projects:

2016-2019 Skills, Education and the Future of Work (SEFW). Funding: Academy of Finland
2017-2019 Next Move (NeMo) 2 – Vocational expertise, working life skills and workplaces as learning environments in apprenticeship education. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2015-2017 Mentoring in Apprenticeship Education (MAE). Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2014-2017 Next Move (NeMo) – Apprenticeships and changing skills requirements. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund

 

Susanna Hartikainen (MA, Education)

Researcher, PhD student
Laboratory of Industrial and Information Management, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
susanna.hartikainen@tut.fi

Research interests:

higher education pedagogy, active learning methods, emotions in learning

Research projects:

2017-2021 Regulation of learning and active learning methods in the context of engineering education (REALMEE). Funding: Tampere University of Technology

 

Laura Pylväs (MA, Education)

Researcher, PhD student
Faculty of Education, University of Tampere, Finland
laura.pylvas@uta.fi

Research interests:

professional and vocational expertise and excellence, workplace learning and intercultural competence

Research projects:

2016-2019 Skills, Education and the Future of Work (SEFW). Funding: Academy of Finland
2017-2019 Next Move (NeMo) 2 – Vocational expertise, working life skills and workplaces as learning environments in apprenticeship education. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2015-2017 Mentoring in Apprenticeship Education (MAE). Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2014-2017 Next Move (NeMo) – Apprenticeships and changing skills requirements. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2012-2014 Pathways to Vocational Excellence (PaVE). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education
2011-2013 Professional Excellence in Air Traffic Management. Funding: TEKES (Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation)4

 

Anna Wallin (MA, Education)

Researcher, PhD student
Faculty of Education, University of Tampere, Finland
anna.wallin@uta.fi

Research interests:

workplace learning, digitalization of working life, professional growth and development, qualitative research methods

Research projects:

2016-2019 Skills, Education and the Future of Work (SEFW). Funding: Academy of Finland
2016-2017 Demonstration of Expertise in Specialization Education (ASOS). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education

 

Susanna Mikkonen (MA, Education)

Researcher, PhD student
Faculty of Education, University of Tampere, Finland
susanna.mikkonen@uta.fi

Research interests:

workplaces as learning environments, vocational education and training, equality in educational policies, non-traditional routes to HE

Research projects:

2017-2019 Next Move (NeMo) 2 – Vocational expertise, working life skills and workplaces as learning environments in apprenticeship education. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2016-2017 Demonstration of Expertise in Specialization Education (ASOS). Funding: Finnish Ministry of Culture and Education
2015-2017 Mentoring in Apprenticeship Education (MAE). Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund

 

Eija Lehtonen (MA, Education)

Researcher
Faculty of Education, University of Tampere, Finland
eija.lehtonen@uta.fi

Research interests:

workplace learning, professional growth and development, qualitative research methods 

Research projects:

2017-2019 Next Move (NeMo) 2 – Vocational expertise, working life skills and workplaces as learning environments in apprenticeship education. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund
2014-2017 Next Move (NeMo) – Apprenticeships and changing skills requirements. Funding: City of Tampere Apprenticeship Fund