Some Experiences of Implementing the Concept of Flipped Classroom in the Field of Engineering

Authors: 1.Appiah-Osei Agyemang, MSc. Mechanical Engineering, Post-Degree Teacher’s Pedagogical Qualification, Teacher Education College, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, FINLAND, appiahauto1@gmail.com (1.corresponding author) 2.Sirpa Laitinen-Väänänen, PhD, Principal Lecturer, Teacher Education College, JAMK University of Applied Sciences. ABSTRACT The new curriculum for schools in Finland urges the teachers to use different applications of modern technology in teaching. The…

Continue reading

Transfer of tacit knowledge in organizations

Authors: Soile Hakkarainen1, Outi Saramäki2 & Jenny Makkonen3 1 Telia Finland Oyj, Business Unit Enterprise, Teollisuuskatu 15, 00510 Helsinki, Finland. soile.hakkarainen@teliacompany.com.; 2 Tampere, saramakior@gmail.com; 3 University of Eastern Finland, Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 176727, 70211 Kuopio, Finland. jenny.makkonen@uef.fi. Key words: Tacit knowledge, organizational knowledge, silent knowledge, work place, employee, knowledge transfer…

Continue reading

Motivation of Online Learners

Authors: Joseph Aduayi-Akue, Kodjovi Lotchi, Subia Parveen, Tanja Onatsu, Tuula Pehkonen-Elmi   Abstract This paper is based on the pedagogical project which focuses on the main factors that motivates or demotivates learners while they are studying online. Specifically, this paper focuses on technical and pedagogical aspects that are needed to make an online course attractive…

Continue reading

Portfolio as a Tool for Teachers’ Reflective Thinking and Professional Identity Development

Authors: Dr. Eila Burns *  JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Teacher Education College,  Jyväskylä, Finland  and Prof.Asoc. Dr. Kastriot Buza, University of Pristina, Faculty of Education,  Pristina, Kosovo   Abstract   The purpose of this presentation paper is to discuss whether teacher trainees’ portfolios demonstrated evidence of reflective thinking on the different aspects of teachers’ performance….

Continue reading

Productization of know-how – Pedagogical Development Project of Lion’s Den Learning Circle

Authors: Korhonen, Jenni; Owino, Rolex & Nemilentsev, Mikhail Introduction Three students at JAMK Teacher Education College came together to combine their ideas & skills on pedagogy, business smarts, and knowledge of social sciences. Since the background on entrepreneurial affairs was strong in the three, the perspective was chosen to be on the entrepreneurs. The group…

Continue reading