Heli Ruokamo

Professor of Education (Ph. D)


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Heli Ruokamo, (Ph.D) is a Professor of Education, specialty in Media Education, at University of Lapland. She is Research Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Education and Director of the Centre for Media Pedagogy. Ruokamo holds a title of Docent of Media Education in the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences at University of Helsinki and Docent of Network-based Learning Environments in Faculty of Education at University of Turku, Finland. Ruokamo has been working for 3 years as a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, Centre for Immersive and Simulation-based Learning, and at H-STAR institute of School of Education. Ruokamo has 15 years of experience in research and development of pedagogical models for online learning and educational use of ICT’s. Her research has focused on mobile and meaningful learning, as well as, playful, game-based, VR, and simulation-based learning environments.