Dr. Sanna Järvelä, University of Oulu, Finland
DSC_0111 (1)Dr. Järvelä (https://sannajarvela.wordpress.com) is a professor in the field of learning and educational technology and a head of the Learning and Educational Technology Research Unit (LET) in the Department of Educational Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland. Her main research interests deal with self-regulated learning, computer supported collaborative learning and on-line learning processes.
Järvelä and her research group is internationally well known from theoretical advancement of motivation as a contextual phenomena and of social aspects of self-regulated learning. Her research work has strong contribution to the methodological development of process oriented research methods in the field of learning and collaboration and recently applying of multimodal methods in self-regulated learning research.
Järvelä has been an invited expert in different national and international expert commissions (e.g. OECD and scientific organizations) as well keynote speaker in international conferences (e.g. EARLI and CSCL). She has been an associate editor of Learning and Instruction (2010-2014) and is currently is the associate editor of Frontline Learning Research and International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. She is the EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction) president elect (2017-2018). In 2015 Järvelä was invited to the member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and she was the Francqui Chair holder at the Gent University Belgium for the year 2016. Järvelä has published more than 100 scientific papers in international refereed journals and about 50 book chapters and three edited books.