c. Previous workshops

Thank you for attending our workshop in October 2015. Photos from the event can be found on the CICERO website at www.cicero.fi/recent-news/items/learning-brain-and-technology-workshop.html. The next workshop will be organised on 18 March 2016. We look forward to seeing you there!

All workshop_abstracts (pdf)

2 October 2015 workshop

Minerva Plaza, K2 floor (basement), Minerva building, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, University of Helsinki

9.00 Opening words and welcome

Research Director Mari Tervaniemi (University of Helsinki)
Professor Hannele Niemi (University of Helsinki)

9.15 Keynote talk
Effective digital learning environments to support reading acquisition in a global context – state of the art
Unesco professor Heikki Lyytinen (University of Jyväskylä)

10.00 Dr. Annika Hultén
Neural correlates of incidental and intentional foreign word learning

10.10 Dr. Esko Lehtonen 
Learning game for training children’s hazard perception in bicycling

10.20 Researcher Mona Moisala
The effects of media multitasking on attention

10.30 Break

10.40 Dr. Rebekah Rousi
Cognitive enhancement in work and educational environments

10.50 Prof. Kirsi Tirri
How can we study students’ mindsets for learning with brain research?

11.00 Prof. Hannu Vanharanta  
Commitment application as a tool for improving positive learning environment

11.10 Doc. Sari Ylinen 
Say it again, kid!” – combining learning, technology and gaming in children’s learning

11.20 Keynote talk
Assessing the impact of socio-economic status on infant neurocognitive development
Dr. Elena Kushnerenko (University of East London)

12.05 Lunch

12.45 Keynote talk
Does technology disrupt our learning experiences?
Professor Marcus Specht (Open University of the Netherlands)

13.30 Games and Learning SIG / Dr. Kristian Kiili
CICERO Special Interest Groups

13.45 Break

14.00 Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics in Digital Learning / Dr. Ari Korhonen
CICERO Special Interest Groups

14.15 Brain and Learning / Research Professor Minna Huotilainen
CICERO Special Interest Groups

14.30 Kone Foundation – ­ searching for bold research initiatives
Head of research affairs Kalle Korhonen, Kone Foundation

15.00 – 16.00 Posters and refreshments
(lobby, K1 floor, Minerva building, Siltavuorenpenger 5A)