Maija Aksela

Person

    Research areas

  • 116 Chemical sciences - teacher education, teacher professional development, science education (e.g. non-formal learning in LUMA activities), chemistry education (e.g. education for sustainable education, modern technology, inquiry and integrated education)
Further information on the affiliationProfessor, Researh Director; Director of the LUMA Centre of Finland and the Science Education Centre at the University of Helsinki; Vice Director of Math, Physics and Chemistry Teacher Education B.Sc. Program, Director of the Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education, Director of ChemistryLab Gadolin (LUMA Lab)

Latest publications

  1. Nature of Science in Students’ Conceptions of Scientists: A pilot study of an “Act a Scientist -Test”

    Turkka, J. S., Aksela, M. K. & Kaul, M., 18 Dec 2018, Proceedings of the International Science Education Conference 2018. p. 136-154 18 p. 9

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  2. Instructors’ views on the developmental needs of peer tutoring in the non-formal learning environment

    Räsänen, J., Oikkonen, J. & Aksela, M., 6 Dec 2018, In : LUMAT-B: International journal of math, science and technology education . 3, 2, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleScientific

  3. Pre-service teachers´beliefs about the benefits and challenges of STSE based school-industry collaboration and practices in science education

    Kousa, P. M., Aksela, M. K. & Ferck Savec, V., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Baltic Science Education. 17, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Yksi kaikkien ja kaikki yhden (tapauksen) puolesta

    Jaakko Samuli Turkka (Speaker), Jaana Kristiina Herranen (Speaker), Maija Katariina Aksela (Speaker)
    8 Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Project-based learning and the theory behind it – create your own project!

    Maija Katariina Aksela (Teacher), Outi Maria Haatainen (Teacher), Anette Markula (Teacher)
    Nov 2018Dec 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

  3. Angela James

    Maija Katariina Aksela (Host)
    8 Oct 201812 Oct 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

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Latest prizes

  1. Global Best Award (Serie: STEM in Europe)

    Maija Aksela (Recipient), Anette Markula (Recipient) & Outi Maria Haatainen (Recipient), 19 Oct 2018

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Yliopisto yhteiskunnassa -palkinto

    Maija Aksela (Recipient), 10 Dec 2012

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. National LUMA Suomi -development program

    Aksela, M. & Lehto, S. M.

    01/01/201431/12/2019

    Project: Other project

  2. Matematiikan opetuksen ja oppimisen täydennyskoulutusohjelma 2018-2019

    Aksela, M., Hietakymi-Sandberg, E., Sundqvist, I., Hannula, M., Huotilainen, M., Löfström, E., Aaltonen, M., Jansson, S. A., Öz, M., Larionova, M., Jyrinsalo, A. K., Helsten, L., Kangas, J., Hirvonen, M., Ekstam, U., Tuohilampi, L., Koponen, M. & Portaankorva-Koivisto, P.

    01/01/201831/12/2019

    Project: Other projectEducation

  3. International StarT project

    Aksela, M., Haatainen, O. M. & Markula, A. E.

    01/01/2016 → …

    Project: Other project

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