Doctoral Consortium


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Workshop järjestetään Scandic Aulangolla tilassa 13.

learning environments
technology-enhanced teaching and learning 
educational technology 
art & media education

ITK Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for current doctoral candidates to present their project in a safe, friendly and stimulating environment. The candidates will receive formative feedback from their peers and senior researchers in the field.

The ITK Doctoral Consortium has the following four objectives:

  • Provide time and space where doctoral candidates can present their research and meet other candidates;

  • Provide feedback on candidates research from other candidates and senior researchers outside their home institution;

  • Promote a network of supportive scholars and collaboration over institutional borders;

  • Provide a platform for future postdocs to meet with their potential future colleagues.

We invite doctoral candidates whose research is in the fields of learning environmentstechnology-enhanced teaching and learningeducational technology, and art & media education to apply for this opportunity. We aim to have candidates that are in different stages in their research to build zones of proximal development for all. The participating candidates, however, are expected to have a clear topic and research approach. For instance, the Doctoral Consortium is a good forum to present research on which the candidate is at present writing an article.

A selected number of participating doctoral candidates will be invited to submit a full paper to an academic publication forum (JuFo 1). Your submission and presentation can be in English, Finnish or Swedish.

Important Dates

1.2.2023: Doctoral Consortium submission begins.

24.3.2023: Doctoral Consortium submission closes at 23:59.

19.4.2023: ITK Doctoral Consortium

Preparing and Submitting

  • Abstract (max. ~400 words): (a) research description covering the main aspects of your doctoral research; or (b) abstract of an unpublished research paper.

  • 1 page with a list of three key readings that have influenced your research with one paragraph (max. ~50 words) description of each.

  • Form with information about the university, department, year of study, supervisors and advisors.

Submission form

Program Committee

Teemu Leinonen
Associate Professor, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Jarmo Viteli
Research Director, Faculty of Information Technology and Communication, Tampere University

Heli Ruokamo
Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Lapland

Date & Time
April 19, 2023
9:30 AM 5:00 PM Europe/Helsinki

Scandic Aulanko

Aulangontie 93
13210 Hämeenlinna
Finland / Suomi
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