Principal lecturer, Dr Sc Jaana Holvikivi has been invited as a member to IFIP


Principal lecturer, Dr Sc Jaana Holvikivi has been invited as a member to IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) TC-3 WG 3.4 - Professional and Vocational Education in ICT. Dr Holvikivi has been active in participating in IFIP conferences since 1991, and her publications include

  • Holvikivi, J., Enhancing Innovation Potential through Local Capacity Building in Education , in: K.Kimppa, D.Whitehouse, T.Kuusela, & J.Phahlamohlaka (Eds.):ICT and Society, pp. 27-38, Springer;
    HCC 11 Conference 30.7.-1.8.2014 @ University of Turku, Finland
  • Holvikivi, J., Building basic competences for culturally diverse ICT professionals, KeyCIT2014, 1 -4 July 2014, Potsdam, Germany
  • Holvikivi, J., Cultural variation in perception and coding in IT students, 10th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education, 1 - 5 July 2013, Torun, Poland; Vol 1, pp. 200-208.
  • Holvikivi, J., Conditions for Successful Learning of Programming Skills , in N. Reynolds and M. Turcsányi-Szabó (Eds.): KCKS 2010, IFIP AICT 324, pp. 155–164, 2010.

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