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Matleena Laakso

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My work at Tampere University & TAMK: 
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I am an expert in teaching and learning - specialized in e-learning and ICT in education and professional development. I have worked mainly as a freelancer trainer since 2014. I also work as a visiting lecturer at the School of Pedagogical Innovation at TAMK - Tampere University of Applied Sciences. I have done my master's degree in adult education and worked with continuing professional development for 20 years. I speak Finnish, English and some German and Swedish.

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Since 2009 my main areas of work have been with ICT in education, e-learning, online courses, creating online educational materials, implementing methods in webinars, social media and mobile learning. I have worked with companies, public administration, organizations and especially with educational institutions - from elementary to higher education. 

I am well-known for this blog and for sharing Creative Commons -licensed instructions on pedagogy and applications. They have been viewed in total three million times. I am also an H5P Ambassador and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE). 

My previous work experience includes working at Kiipula Vocational Collage, the School of Professional Teacher Education at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, the Brahea Centre at the University of Turku, Center of Educational Technology at the City of Tampere and several units and employment relationships at the University of Tampere since 1995: From 2004 to 2009 I specialized in problem-based learning and co-operative learning and teaching methods. In 2020 I educated and mentored several teams to create online courses. In 2021, I supported teachers in creating hybrid courses and from 2022 to 2023 I held workshops on online pedagogy and its tools. You can read more from my LinkedIn-profile. It is in English, but I mainly share posts in Finnish. If you wish to connect with me, please specify how we know each other or what we have in common.

Presentations in English

Mobie eSmart Learning Environment 

Mobie eSmart learning environments by the Finnish Mobie Ltd has been developed in co-operation with 100 Finnish schools. I have been training personnel of companies, schools and public administration to create online courses and Mobie Zine publications since 2014 in Finland, Sweden and Estonia. Besides training I have been building courses for companies based on their own learning materials. (More information in Finnish.)

1 kommentti:

  1. This is a really great work and real innovation, I am impressed by the diversity of your work!


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