Pekka Mertala

General description

I work as an assistant professor (multiliteracy and digital literacies) at the Teacher Education Department of the Faculty of Education and Psychology at the University of Jyväskylä. I lead the Education, Texts and Technologies research group  as well as work within the LearnDigi - Digitalization in and for learning and interaction reserach profiling area,

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Research interests

My key research themes include:

- Critical educational technology research, especially how technology and education are discussed.
- Datafication and data literacy in school (Modality project) and leisure time (Running with Data project).
- Children's perceptions of technology and media (e.g., Innokas Artificial Intelligence projects).

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Personal keywords

Data literacy; Data literacy education; Multiliteracies; New Literacies; Critical educational technology research

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Last updated on 2023-03-11 at 11:49