Upcoming PhD defenses in the edTech group

Candidate: MSc Richard A.W. Tortorella

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

Time: 13:00 (GMT+2)

Place: M100, Metria Building

Title: Framework for Context Aware Learning Systems

Opponent: Prof. Hiroaki Ogata, Kyoto University, Japan

Custos: Prof. Markku Tukiainen, School of Computing


Candidate: MSc Solomon Sunday Oyelere

Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

Time: 12:00 (GMT+2)

Place: M100, Metria Building

Title: Design and Development of a Mobile Learning System for Computer Science Education in Nigerian Higher Education Context

Opponent: Associate Prof. Dick Ng’ambi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Custos: Docent Jarkko Suhonen, School of Computing


Both defenses will be broadcasted online. URL address for the online broadcast will be available at: /en/web/edtech/live

The third edTech & Interactive technologies research seminar in March 2019 will be held Thursday, March 28, 13:15-14:15 (GMT+2).

The research seminar will take place in the edTech room (TB148) at the Joensuu Science Park. If you want to follow the seminar online, please contact Solomon Sunday Oyelere, solomon.oyelere (at)

The tentative schedule of the seminar is available at: