Tiina Korhonen

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Description of research and teaching

Ms Tiina Korhonen (PhD) is the head of Innokas Network (www.innokas.fi/en), coordinating nationwide Innovation Education activities for over 650 schools in Finland. Dr. Korhonen’s earlier experience includes professional teacher tenures in several Finnish elementary schools, with seven years as Vice headmaster in a school focusing on Innovation Education.During her tenures, she has designed and implemented several professional development programs for teachers, managed a learning center focusing on Innovation education and coordinated a nationwide educational technology subproject of the Finnable 2020 research project. Currently she coordinates the Co4Lab and Growing Mind research projects involving 62 researchers, funded by the Academy of Finland as well as several Innokas Network projects. She develops and delivers the new "Learning and Teaching in Digital Environments" in-service training for Finnish teachers organized by the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki.

Her research work, including the Innovative School framework, has been published in peer-reviewed publications and research textbooks. In her dissertation, Dr. Korhonen expanded the existing model of home-school collaboration model with novel ways to use digital technology to support a digital partnership between home and school. In her academic work she collaborates with several international partners, including the FabLearn Lab at Stanford University.

Dr. Korhonen’s professional interests lie in the wide landscape of 21st century learning and development of school practice in the context of the digital society, with special focus on the practical opportunities available through digital tools and processes, including digital learning environments, coding, and robotics. Through her national and international collaborative network she develops and shares innovative school practices in learning, professional teaching and in school leadership and school partnerships.

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Latest publications

  1. Ryhmän oppimismotivaatio ja sitoutuminen yhteisöllisessä keksintöprojektissa

    Riikonen, S., Sormunen, K., Korhonen, T., Kangas, K., Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, P. & Hakkarainen, K., 20 Apr 2018, Motivaatio ja oppiminen. Salmela-Aro, K. (ed.). Jyväskylä: PS-kustannus, p. 161-180 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  2. Descripción de las estrategias colaborativas frente a los retos de la educación finlandesa / Description of collaborative strategies to meet the challenges of Finnish education

    Lavonen, J., Korhonen, T. & Villalba-Condori, K. O., 2018, In : Referencia Pedagógica. 6, 1, p. 86-100 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Nuorten käsitykset digitalisaation tärkeydestä

    Byman, R., Korhonen, T., Sintonen, S., Vesterinen, O. & Kynäslahti, H., 2018, Opin polut ja pientareet: Nuorisobarometri 2017. Pekkarinen, E. & Myllyniemi, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Nuorisotutkimusseura, p. 149-159 11 p. (Julkaisuja / Nuorisotutkimusseura. Kenttä; no. 200)(Verkkojulkaisuja / Nuorisotutkimusseura; no. 129)(NUORAn julkaisuja / Opetusministeriö; no. 58).

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

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Latest activities

  1. Baltic eTwinning seminar

    Kati Sormunen (Speaker: Presenter), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Speaker: Presenter)
    10 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Erasmus 3T (Time, Talent and Technology): workshop in Copenhagen

    Kati Sormunen (Attendee), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Attendee)
    5 Nov 20179 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Erasmus 3T (Time, Talent and Technology): workshop in Helsinki

    Kati Sormunen (Chair of organizing committee), Laura Katariina Salo (Member of organizing committee), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Member of organizing committee)
    17 Sep 201721 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest prizes

  1. Thesis/Dissertation award

    Tiina Korhonen (Recipient), 18 Jun 2018

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. Innokas-kerhot (Innokas Future Labs)

    Korhonen, T., Pyykkönen, P. & Näykki, J.

    01/08/2018 → …

    Project: Other project

  2. Game it now!

    Korhonen, T., Pyykkönen, P., Laitinen, J., Kokkonen, J., Fagerlund, J. & Näykki, J.

    01/08/201830/06/2020

    Project: Other project

  3. Innostu ja innovoi - innovaatiokasvatuksen perusteet

    Sormunen, K., Korhonen, T. & Ansolahti, A.

    01/08/201831/12/2019

    Project: Other project

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