Off-campus research projects

Future School 2030

Reimagining Technology-Enhanced STEM Teacher Education for 21st Century: From more technology to increase quality of teaching and learning

Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin, Associate Professor

University of British Columbia, Canada

Game-based Learning in Future School

Dr. Junjie Shang, Associate Professor

Peking University, China

Joint Study of Teaching and Learning in Future Schools in China and Finland¡ªSupporting students learning towards 21st century skills through digital story telling with digital pens

Prof. Hannele Niemi

University of Helsinki, Finland

Enhancing Neurocognitive Functions in School-aged Children by Using Music and Sports

Dr. Mari Tervaniemi

University of Helsinki, Finland

Book Talk: mobile text-chat as a pedagogic tool for literacy enhancement

Dr. Will Gibson

Institute of Education, University College London, UK

Applying APT Model to Explore Elementary Students¡¯ Deep Learning in Smart Classroom

Prof. Yi Zhang

Central China Normal University

Social Context as Mechanism in New Learning Spaces: A Cross-Cultural Research Project

Dr. Christopher Brooks


The developmental dynamics in mathematics, cognition, motivation and wellbeing in China and Finland

Prof. Pirjo Aunio

University of Helsinki, Finland

The study on the application of wearable devices in primary and middle schools

Dr. Rong Miao, Associate Professor

Peking University, China

Joint Study of Teaching and Learning in Coding Skills in China and Finland£ºCoding Skills as a Success Factor for a Society

Prof. Jari Multisilta

Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Development of a competency/skills profile chart for Digital Teachers for Future Schools

Prof. Mohamed Ally

Athabasca University, Canada

Data-informed Learning Design for Future Schools

Dr. Wayne Holmes

Open University, UK

Using Wikis for personalised participatory peer feedback in English writing

Dr. Charlotte Kemp

University of Edinburgh, UK

The role of intelligent tutoring systems and monitoring tools in blended learning

Dr. Manolis Mavrikis

Institute of Education, University College London

Digital Technology and Shifting Pedagogy Towards Future Schools: a comparative study

Dr. Greg Shaw, Dr. Jon Mason

Charles Darwin University, Australia

Building up an Interdisciplinary Virtual/Cyber-Physical STEM Lab for Informal and Individualized Learning

Dr. (Charles) Xiaoxue Wang, Associate Professor

Florida Gulf Coast University, USA

Mobile Learning

Mindfulness in Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning: Harnessing the Power of Attention

Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas

Athabasca University, Canada

Contexts of learning and challenges of mobility: Designing for a blur between formal and informal learning

Jimmy Jaldemark

Mid Sweden University, Sweden

Supporting Mobile Instructional Design with CSAM

Robert Power

Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada

Mobile Applications for Encyclopedias

Paul Neuhold, Martin Ebner, & Hermann Maurer

Graz University of Technology, Austria

Exploring Functions and Tenable Structures for Mobile Use as Support for School Tasks

Tiina Leino Lindell, Stefan Hrastinski

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Mobile Learning Pedagogical Quality Standards for Higher Education Institutes in Developing Countries

Hend Merza

Arab Open University, Kuwait

Ethical considerations in the incorporation of mobile and ubiquitous technologies into teaching and learning in educational contexts

Jocelyn Wishart

University of Bristol, UK

Successful Delivery of a MOOC via Basic Mobile phones: A case study of mobile learning in India for increasing awareness of science-based production practices among semi-skilled horticultural farmers

Raj Moloo

University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Design and Development of Mobile Ez-arabic.net for Ubiquitous Learning among Malaysian Primary School Learners from Experts¡¯ Perspective

Muhammad Sabri Sahrir

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Opening Real Doors: Strategies for Using Mobile Augmented Reality to Create Inclusive Distance Education for Learners with Different Abilities

Amy Tesolin

Athabasca University, Canada

Supporting Training of Expertise with Wearable Technologies: The WEKIT Reference Framework

Bibeg Limbu

Open University of Netherlands, Netherlands

An analysis of adult language learning in informal settings and the role of mobile learning

Gr¨¢inne Conole, Pascual P¨¦rez Paredes

Student learner characteristics and adoption of m-learning: Are we effectively supporting students?

Tony Tin

University of Waterloo, Canada

Knowledge Building

Moving from belief mode to design mode of teaching practices: A knowledge building approach

Huang-Yao Hong, Jianwei Zhang, Bodong Chen, Richard Messina, & Eric Jackman

National Chengchi University, Taiwan, China | University at Albany-SUNY, USA | University of Minnesota¨CTwin Cities, USA | Institute of Child Study (JICS), University of Toronto, Canada

A Teacher¡¯s Story of Transforming from Knowledge Telling to Knowledge Building: An inquiry case of ¡°Water¡±

Yibing Zhang

Nanjing Normal University

Collaborative, Formative Assessment in Chinese School Context

Jingping Chen

University at Albany, USA | University of Electronic Science and Technology of China


Internet + Education System Research: Curriculum

Prof. Minhong Wang

University of Hong Kong, China

Building teacher community knowledge of blended learning: An online collaborative approach, with a focus on developing project-based learning

Prof. Diana Laurillard

Institute of Education, University College London

Exploration of Usage Scenarios related to Data Collection for Ubiquitous Learning Resources in Smart Learning Environments

Dr. Tore Hoel

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

Data sources for learning analytics: Exploring¡ªfrom a Chinese and international perspective¡ªproxies for learning activities and related pedagogical concepts

Dr. Tore Hoel

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway