Elina Kuusisto

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    Research areas

  • 516 Educational sciences - School pedagogy, Moral education, Purpose in life, Teacher education, Talent development, Cross-cultural studies
  • 614 Theology - Religious education

Description of research and teaching

Dr. Elina Kuusisto holds a Title of Docent at the University of Helsinki. She works as an Associate Professor at the University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, the Netherlands and as a Senior Researcher at the University of Tallinn, Estonia. She serves as a Co-coordinator of EARLI SIG 19 Religious and Spiritual Education.

Currently she is studying school pedagogy, more particularly moral and religious education, teachers’ moral competence, purposeful teaching, and talent development. Her purpose in life is to support one’s search for purpose and meaning through research and teaching.

 

 

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Latest publications

  1. Finnish and Iranian teachers’ views on their competence to teach purpose

    Kuusisto, E. P., Gholami, K. & Tirri, K. A. H., 2018, Education for purposeful teaching around the world. Tirri, K., Mariano, J. & Moran, S. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Finnish student teachers’ perceptions on the role of purpose in teaching

    Tirri, K. A. H. & Kuusisto, E. P., 2018, Education for purposeful teaching around the world. Tirri, K., Mariano, J. & Moran, S. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Accepted/In press

    How do student teachers reflect on their practice through practicum courses? A case study from Iran

    Azimi, E., Kuusisto, E. P., Tirri, K. A. H. & Hatami, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Education for Teaching.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. EARLI SIG17 and SIG25 Conference 2018——Dialogue between ontology and epistemology: New perspectives on theory and methodology in research on learning and education

    Junfeng Zhang (Speaker), Elina Päivikki Kuusisto (Speaker), Kirsi Anne Helena Tirri (Speaker)
    27 Aug 201828 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Mindsets and neural differences in reactions to mistakes: a case study among 2nd grade Finnish girls.

    Ita Puusepp (Speaker), Tuisku Tammi (Speaker), Minna Johanna Huotilainen (Speaker), Teija Margit Kujala (Speaker), Elina Päivikki Kuusisto (Speaker), Sonja Hannele Laine (Speaker), Kirsi Tirri (Speaker)
    22 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Journal of Moral Education (Journal)

    Elina Kuusisto (Reviewer)
    28 Jul 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

Docent of Education

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