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MEDU3101 Research on Media Education, 5 ECTS cr. 
Code MEDU3101  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Research on Media Education  Abbreviation Research on Med 
Credits5 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced studies Subject0199 Education, specially Media Education 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Faculty of Education 

Heli Ruokamo 


After the course a student:
- is familiar with the current multidisciplinary research on media education which is conducted in education, media studies, social sciences, humanities and information science
- is able to analyze media education research publications


The course consists of multidisciplinary research on media education. Students read and analyze Doctoral Thesis and reviewed journal articles that are within the field of Media Education. They familiarize themselves on a topical literature on the basis of their own research interests. They can generate ideas about possible topics for one’s own Master’s Thesis.


20 hours of lectures and reciprocal teaching. Students present their research topics to each other using reciprocal teaching method. Students write an essay or chapter of the theses on a topic related to the theme of their own study. The course may also include researcher visits.


Reciprocal teaching and a written essay or chapter in a theses.

Supplementary Literature 

Topical literature, articles and online material will be announced and selected in the beginning of the study module.




4. period


Professor of Media Education

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