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Institution

Address: Kutomotie 16 A

City: Helsinki

Country

Contact emailama.auvinen@hci.fi

Institution websitewww.hci.fi

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Membership type

Membership starting date: 2006.07.24

Conference attendances

Helsinki 2005, Naples 2007, Lisbon 2008, Paris 2008, Gdansk 2009, Porto 2009

NAP SC Member: 2008-

Conference Committee member

2009 Gdansk, 2008 Paris

EDEN NAP profile

Position, Work experience

I work as Senior Partner in HCI Productions Ltd, a Finnish company specialized in learning and performance solutions. I have been involved in distance education and eLearning since the late 1980s in various national and international tasks, also e.g. at the Helsinki University of Technology, in SATURN - Europe┬┤s Open Learning Network, in Finnish eLearning Centre and also worked as a short-term expert for the World Bank.

I have led since 2004 the Finnish eLearning Quality Mark work for the Finnish eLearning Center. At the moment, one of my top priorities is within the Finnish framework of Centres of Excellence a project on the quality management of peer production in digital content provision.

In 2007-2009 I served as a member of Board of Directors of the European Foundation for Quality in E-learning (EFQUEL) and was also serving as Secretary General in 2007-2008.

Education and training, degres, academic qualifications

My Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree are from the University of Helsinki (http://www.helsinki.fi) - my major subject was folklore and cultural anthropology.

In the shift of 1980s and 1990s I made my MBA degree at the Helsinki University of Technology - nowadays known as the Aalto University (http://www.tkk.fi).

I used to work as Principal Lecturer at the Espoo-Vantaa Institute of Technology (nowadays known as Metropolia University of Applied Sciences).

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Projects

I have had the pleasure to work in numerous European projects - my latest projects in the educational / training area have been the project leadership in the QMPP (Quality Management of Peer Production) (see in more detail http://www.efquel.org/peer-production/). I have also worked closely in the CONCEDE and MVSP projects as well as in the UNIQUe project and the QUAL-C project.

Publications, articles, papers, studies

Recently I was the guest editor in the eLearning Papers and also wrote an article on peer production of eLearning - see in more detail the material under the following link

http://www.elearningpapers.eu/index.php?lng=en&page=home&vol=17