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Tampere University of Applied Sciences / School of Vocational Teacher Education
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1021–1025
Universities are facing new challenges as working life evolves and places new skills requirements on graduating students. There is a pressure to change educational practices but often resources and lack of relevant expertise hinder the...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2988–2996
With international e-learning becoming increasingly widespread, questions of cultural considerations and accommodating for learners with different cultural backgrounds have become ever more important. This paper discusses the cultural aspects in a...
Using Google Tools for Authentic Learning and Progressive Inquiry in 21st Century Faculty Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1267–1270
This poster illustrates how Google tools have been used to create and support authentic e-learning and the process of progressive inquiry in a higher education teachers’ certificate program implemented by Tampere University of Applied Sciences in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 836–843
The rapid social and technological development in the knowledge society has changed the working environments, organizational structures and ways of collaboration. This requires new skills from the graduating students entering working life. The need...
Authentic Education: Lessons from an Online Finnish Teacher Development Program for 21st Century Faculty.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 60–65
The Finnish education system has received a lot of media attention due the results of PISA examinations. Many countries have considered ways to implement the ‘Finnish model’ into their own context. This paper examines the experience gained from the...
Educating Teachers for the Knowledge Society: Social Media, Authentic Learning and Communities of Practice
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1012–1020
This paper introduces a new approach to preservice and in-service teacher education, based on the principles of authentic and inquiry-based learning taking place in social media environments. In order to promote the students' acquisition of the...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1688–1693
Gamification is one of today’s hot topics in education. However, the concept is new and sometimes gets mixed up with others, such as virtual worlds or game-based learning. Understanding of what gamification actually is and what the educational...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2219–2228
Tampere University of Applied Sciences has developed a postgraduate certificate program for teaching in higher education that is currently being implemented at Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates. In the design of the program,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1243–1248
This paper discusses the new expertise in the knowledge society and introduces the approaches to teacher education that have been employed at the Teacher Education Centre of Tampere University of Applied Sciences in order to answer the challenge....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1260–1266
Contemporary education appears to be locked into an industrial model that was designed to meet the needs of a very different society and workplace. One of the challenges we face is how to change practice to produce learners equipped to work in the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1747–1754
Collaborative knowledge construction has proven challenging to achieve with traditional, learning management system based online education. Second Life provides an alternative and very different platform for e-Learning but its use is often limited...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2410–2420
Collaborative knowledge construction and team work skills are increasingly valued in working life. However, traditional online teaching and assessment methods do not necessarily support these skills as efficiently as needed. In this article, we...
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