ERIC Number: ED312922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Students and Studying in Higher Education in Finland. Publication Series B. Theory into Practice 35.
Makinen, Raimo, Ed.; Maatta, Pentti, Ed.
Nine articles examine studies in Finnish higher education and the teaching of scientific thinking, with a focus on the relationship between university studies and career satisfaction. Information is presented on the years following the major expansion and reforms in the Finnish higher education system that took place in the mid-to-late 1960s. The articles are as follows: "Educational Career as a Transition Route to Adulthood" (Pentti Sinisalo); "University Studies as a Life-Cycle Stage and the Meaningfulness of the Study Process" (Helena Aittola and Tapio Aittola); "Orientations to Learning and the Study Environment" (Helena Rantanen); "Notes on the Concept of Knowledge from the Perspective of Epistemic Representations, Higher Education and Work" (Anna-Maija Pirttila-Backman);"University Didactics and the Learning of Scientific Thinking" (Pentti Hakkarainen); "Professionalism vs. Reflective Professional Practice" (Annikki Jarvinen); "Studying as a Life Phase and the Progress of Studies" (Raimo Makinen); "Adult Studies: Seeking for Status?" (Matti Parjanen); and "Eight Years After the Beginning of Class Teacher Education. Follow-up from Selection to Working Life" (Hannu Perho). (SM)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Students, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Scientific Principles, Student Development, Theory Practice Relationship
Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Seminaarinkatu 15, SF-40100 Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.
Identifiers - Location: Finland