Category Archives: Major subject studies

Revival – on a path to expertise

It’s time to revive my blog after many months of silence. I have been absorbed by my studies, and as blog postings have not been included in the tasks of the courses I’ve attended, I have been neglecting the blog … Continue reading

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Peer mentoring in higher education

During the spring semester 2015 I have taken part in a mentoring process where the 2nd year LET students have acted as mentors and we 1st year students have been the mentees. This is what is commonly called peer mentoring or … Continue reading

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Mentoring as a form of developing expertise

I remember myself years back as a young documentation project manager who had just started with the job. I had some previous knowledge about technical documentation and being a project member as I had worked as a technical writer for … Continue reading

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Teacher expertise and professional development

UBIKO As part of our LET -studies we got an opportunity to visit Oulu University Teacher Training School (“Norssi”), and discuss UBIKO -project (which stands for ubiquitous technology enhanced learning) with Heikki Konturi who is a teacher in Norssi and … Continue reading

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Implementing interventions and assessing SRL

Planning During the upcoming week we are going to be dwelling on the subject on how to implement effective interventions and how to assess SRL. So I’m anticipating that we will get information about how students can be helped to learn … Continue reading

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Memory, metacognition and SRL

Cognition can be defined as set of all mental abilities and processes related to knowledge: attention, memory and working memory, judgement and evaluation, reasoning and “computation”, problem solving and decision making, comprehension and production of language, etc. Metacognition can be … Continue reading

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Motivation and emotions in SRL

During this period we are going to concentrate on motivation and emotions’ side in SRL. This is, for some reason, a personal interest of mine. Perhaps for the reason that I have noticed during my studies how I more and … Continue reading

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