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 a Senior Lecturer 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. Kasvun ajattelutapa motivoi oppimaan

    Tirri, K. A. H., Kuusisto, E. P. & Laine, S. H. 2018 Motivaatio ja oppiminen. Salmela-Aro, K. (ed.). 1 ed. Helsinki: PS-kustannus, p. 65-76 11 p. (Oppiminen-sarja)

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

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Latest activities

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

    Ita Puusepp (Speaker), Tuisku Tammi (Speaker), Huotilainen, M. (Speaker), Kujala, T. (Speaker), Kuusisto, E. (Speaker), Laine, S. (Speaker), Tirri, K. (Speaker)
    22 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Journal of Moral Education (Journal)

    Kuusisto, E. (Reviewer)
    28 Jul 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

Docent of Education

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