Threshold Concepts: Undergraduate Teaching, Postgraduate Training and Professional Development     -     Countries List: Finland     

This page lists the references in which at least one of the authors carried out the research in Finland.


  Nokkala, C. and Murtonen, M. (2013) Opetusmenetelmän vaikutus meioosin käsitteen oppimiseen [A novel way to teach the concept of meiosis],
Yliopistopedagoiikka / Journal of University Pedagogy 20 (1), 2-9.           (last accessed: 18 April 2016)

  Kosonen, K. (2015) Facilitation of Understanding in Distributed Orienting Activity,
Dissertation, Technology in Education Research Group, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland           (last accessed: 20 September 2015)

  Kivirinta, S. (2015) Reducing Persisting Cognitive Dissonance and Drop-out Rates in Computer Science 1 Using Visual Debugger Aid,
Master’s Thesis, Aalto University, School of Science, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Espoo, Finland, December 16th, 2014           (last accessed: 24 February 2015)

  Mälkki, K. and Green, L. (2014) Navigational Aids: The Phenomenology of Transformative Learning,
Journal of Transformative Education: Available online to the journal subscribers, 27 June 2014, DOI: 10.1177/1541344614541171.           (last accessed: 5 July 2014)

  García-Rosell, J-C. (2013) A multi-stakeholder perspective on sustainable marketing: promoting sustainability through action and research,
Doctoral Dissertation, University of Lapland Faculty of Social Sciences, Acta Electronica Universitatis Lapponiensis 111           (last accessed: 8 April 2013)

  Sorva, J. (2012) Visual Program Simulation in Introductory Programming Education,
Doctoral Thesis, Aalto University, Finland, May 2012:   [last accessed 3 September 2012]

  Paakkari, L. (2012) Widening Horizons: A Phenomenographic Study of Student Teachers’ Conception of Health Education and Its Teaching and Learning,
Dissertation, Department of Health Sciences,University of Jyväskylä March 2012:     (last accessed 1 March 2012)

  Sorva, J. (2010) Reflections on threshold concepts in computer programming and beyond,
Proceedings of the 10th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, ACM DL Digital Library, ACM New York, NY, USA

  Mead, J., Gray, S., Hamer, J., James, R., Sorva, J., St. Clair, C and Thomas, L. (2006). A Cognitive Approach to Identifying Measurable Milestones for Programming Skill Acquisition,
The Eleventh Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, University of Bologna, Italy 26-28 June 2006
[   last accessed 4 July 2009]

  TARGET (2009 - 2012), Transformative, Adaptive, Responsive and enGaging EnvironmenT,
European Commission Seventh Framework Information and Communication Technologies Digital Libraries Project Award, 5,800,000 euros.
TARGET will develop a responsive learning system with serious games at its core. The project will integrate several pedagogic concepts, including Threshold Concepts, into serious game design.
Collaborating countries: Austria (Siemens and Graz University of Technology), Finland (Nokia and Helsinki School of Economics), Ireland (Cyntelix), Italy (Giunti Labs), Norway (SINTEF and NTNU), Portugal (Alfamicro and INESC-ID) and The United Kingdom (UCL)

  Andersen, B., Fradinho, M., Lefrere, P. and Niitamo, V-P. (2009) The coming revolution in competence development: using serious games to improve cross-cultural skills,
The Third International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing (OCSC 2009), held as part of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2009), 19-24 July 2009, San Diego, USA           (last accessed: 25 October 2016)

Country List Index:

Threshold Concept Web Site Main Page: