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. Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Practise: Active Teachers' Views of Its' Advantages And Challenges

    Aksela, M. K. & Haatainen, O. M., 2019, 5th International STEM in Education Conference Proceedings: Integrated Education for the Real World . Queensland University of Technology

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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

    Turkka, J. S., Kaul, M. & Aksela, M. K., 18 Dec 2018, Re-Searching Science Education: Same Issues from Different Lenses. Teo, T. W., Tan, K. S., Tan, H. K., Goh, S. F. & Yeoh, L. W. (eds.). Singapore: National Institute of Education, p. 136-154 19 p. 9. (Proceedings of the International Science Education Conference; vol. 2018).

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

  3. 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

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Latest activities

  1. A member of Finnish National Comission for UNESCO

    Maija Katariina Aksela (Participant)
    20192022

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

  2. Kehittämistutkimus: kolmiulotteisesti tulostetut molekyylimallit optisen isomerian opetuksessa

    Maija Katariina Aksela (Supervisor), Johannes Pernaa (Supervisor)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

  3. 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

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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

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