DIALLS – Dialogue and Argumentation for cultural Literacy Learning in Schools


DIALLS is an EC-funded project of nine countries working with schools to understand and develop how young people make sense of Europe and its differing cultures. The project includes a Cultural Literacy Learning Programme of lessons (the CLLP) to teach children dialogue and argumentation skills in order for them to better communicate with each other

Incidental Media Consumption


"Incidental Media Consumption - A comparative study of how consumers access media content in social media" studies the interconnections and interpenetration of news, entertainment and technology in media consumption practices in five different countries: Argentina, Finland, Israel, Japan and the US. The research objective concentrates on examining the dynamics of media consumption and comparing media

Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies


The Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies is a joint project between researchers from the Tampere University, University of Turku, and the University of Jyväskylä. Across these institutions, over 30 researchers from the humanities, social sciences and technical sciences are engaged in exploring topics related to the research themes of the centre. The JYU

RECLAS – Research Collegium for Language in Changing Society


RECLAS combines expertise in language learning, teaching and assessment; critical sociolinguistics and discourse studies; research on language and education policies, as well as their theoretical and methodological development. MultiLEAP is a follow-up for RECLAS.

BUILDING BLOCKS – Developing second language resources for working life


This interdisciplinary project explores the Finnish language resources needed and developed by adult immigrants whose aim is to get employed in their own field in Finland. Two major educational reforms serve as the framework of the project: one concerns the integration training available for unemployed immigrants, and the other has an effect on all

ULA – Uutta luova asiantuntijuus


Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriön rahoittama Uutta luova asiantuntijuus – Opettajien perus- ja täydennyskoulutusta siltaamassa (ULA) -hanke on neljän yliopiston laaja kehittämishanke, jonka lähtökohtana on ilmiölähtöinen sekä elinikäinen oppiminen. Hanke pyrkii siltaamaan opettajien perus- ja täydennyskoulutusta ja tukemaan opettajien, opettajankouluttajien opettajaopiskelijoiden  yhteistyötä monin eri tavoin.

ARONI – Argumentoiva tutkiva oppiminen internetissä akateemisten tietotyövalmiuksien rakentamisessa


ARONI is a research consortium of teams in three universities (Tampere, Jyväskylä, Helsinki) funded by the Academy of Finland for years 2015-2019. The consortium aims to make a pedagogical breakthrough by developing a new instructional model for teaching online inquiry competences (OICs).

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