Research

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Researchers’ breakfast 8.3.

Come celebrate Women’s Day, share breakfast and listen to what our power ladies have been up to studying teaching development! ADF’s Maria Clavert will talk about pedagogical change agency, and prof. Katrina Nordström and Anni Laakkonen will tell about their course pilot and learning goal assessment.

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Tua BjörklundResearchers’ breakfast 8.3.
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What’s up at the Aquarium

With some new additions to the “regulars” here at the researchers’ Aquarium on the 2nd floor, we’d like to update who’s doing what. Read on, and do come talk to us when you see us in the building!

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Tua BjörklundWhat’s up at the Aquarium
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What works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 9

Series part 9: Facilitated feedback sessions

Facilitated feedback sessions throughout a course doing group work is a great tool to reduce assumptions, resolve problems, and promote communication. Satu Rekonen, from Design Factory developed the “I like/I wish” method for facilitating a feedback session in a safe and comfortable environment. Visit http://ilikeiwish.org/ for more information on how to run it in your classroom, and make sure to click on the video for students’ testimonials on the experience. For questions, please contact maria.clavert@aalto.fi, tua.bjorklund@aalto.fi, or senni.kirjavainen@aalto.fi.

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Marcela AcostaWhat works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 9
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Researchers’ breakfast

What would be a better way to start a working day than by having a breakfast while listening to inspiring speeches by your colleagues? The Researchers’ Breakfast is organized jointly by the Aalto Factories, with the next breakfast being organized on Tuesday the 8th of December, starting at 8.30AM in the Engine Room. Come listen to what our researchers are up to, this time Kevin Otto and Miko Laakso will present their work. Sign up here.

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Tua BjörklundResearchers’ breakfast
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What works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 3

Series Part 3: Group work

Participation in group work results in the interaction with other students, for example through the discussion and debating of topics, resolution of conflicts or disagreement, as well as peer- and self-assessment. This is an example of social learning. In social learning, social experiences and interactions support the understanding of content. The students educate themselves and each other, and provide support for continuous learning and for the on-going creation of new ideas and skills.

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Marcela AcostaWhat works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 3
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Popularize your research

Hello world, this is research. Is anyone out there?

A staggering amount of academic research outputs reaches virtually no one. This is a shame, as especially when studying human design, learning, management, communication, and other related phenomena, many research results are relevant to virtually anyone.

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Tua BjörklundPopularize your research
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3 tutkimuksissa todettua syytä unohtaa ryhmäideointi …ja miksi se kuitenkin kannattaa

Ryhmäideointi joko epäformaalina stormaamisena tai jonkin jäsennellyn menetelmän ohjaamana on arkipäivää lähes kaikessa tietotyössä. Myös suunnitteluajatteluun liitetään tyypillisesti luova ideointi ryhmässä, yleensä perinteinen brainstorming, kuten IDEOn tapauksessa. Suurelta osin kokemukset ryhmäideoinnista eivät kuitenkaan ole järin mairittelevia. Myrsky on harvoin ensimmäisenä mieleen pomppaava adjektiivi brainstorming-kokemuksia kuvaillessa.

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Miko Laakso3 tutkimuksissa todettua syytä unohtaa ryhmäideointi …ja miksi se kuitenkin kannattaa