Our latest publications and presentations.


- Södervik, I., Vilppu, H., Heinonen, N. & Murtonen, M. (accepted). The interaction between professional vision and conceptual change in higher education teaching – self-reports, videos and eye tracking as study methods. Gegenfurtner, A. & Stahnke, R. (Eds.) Teacher Professional Vision: Theoretical and Methodological Advances, Earli Book Series.

- Koponen, I., Södervik, I. & Nousiainen, M., (2023). Lexical Networks Constructed to Correspond to Students’ Short Written Responses: A Quantum Semantic Approach. Complex Networks & Their Applications XI: Proceedings of The Eleventh International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications: Complex Networks 2022, 1. Cherifi, H., Mantegna, R. N., Rocha, L. M., Cherifi, C. & Miccichè, S. (Eds.). Cham: Springer, s. 137–149.

-Heinonen, N., Katajavuori, N., Murtonen, M. & Södervik, I., (2022). Short pedagogical training in supporting university teachers’ professional vision: A comparison of prospective and current faculty teachers, Instructional Science 

-Koponen, I. T. & Södervik, I. (2022). Lexicons of Key Terms in Scholarly Texts and Their Disciplinary Differences: From Quantum Semantics Construction to Relative-Entropy-Based Comparisons, Entropy. 24, 8, 25.

-Södervik, I., Vilppu, H., Boshuizen, H. E. P. A. & Murtonen, M., (2022). Development of university teachers’ professional vision of students’ prior knowledge during a short pedagogical training. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 34, 1, 7–24.

- Södervik, I. & Vilppu, H. (2021). Case processing in the development of expertise in life sciences - what can eye movements reveal? Devetak & Glazar (Eds.): Applying bio-measurements methodologies in science education research, Springer. 10.1007/978-3-030-71535-9.

-Södervik, I., Nousiainen, M. & Koponen, I. (2021). First-Year Life Science Students’ Understanding of the Role of Plants in the Ecosystem—A Concept Network Analysis. Education Sciences. 11, 8.

- Södervik, I., Hanski, L. & Katajavuori, N. (2020). First-year pharmacy students' prior knowledge correlates with study progress and reveals different dynamics of misconceptions. Pharmacy Education, 20 (1), 94–102.

- Södervik, I., Mikkilä-Erdmann, M. & Chi, M.T. H. (2019). Conceptual Change Challenges in Medicine during Professional Development. International Journal of Educational Research, 98, 159-170.

- Vilppu, H., Södervik, I., Postareff, L. & Murtonen, M. (2019). The effect of short online pedagogical training on university teachers’ interpretations of teaching–learning situations. Instructional Science, 47, 679–709.

- Murtonen, M., Nokkala, C. & Södervik, I. (2018). Challenges in Understanding Meiosis: Fostering Metaconceptual Awareness among University Biology Students. Journal of Biological Education,

- Södervik, I., Vilppu, H., Österholm, E. & Mikkilä-Erdmann, M. (2017). Medical Students’ Biomedical and Clinical Knowledge: Combining Longitudinal Design, Eye Tracking and Comparison with Residents’ Performance. Learning and Instruction, 52, (139–147).

- Södervik, I., Virtanen, V. & Mikkilä-Erdmann, M. (2015). Challenges in understanding photosynthesis in a university introductory biosciences class. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 13, 733–750.

Conference presentations:

-Aleknavičiūtė, V., Södervik, I., McMullen, J. & Lehtinen, E. (2022). Students‘ conceptions of photosynthesis and plant respiration: A person oriented approach. Paper presentation in Earli Conceptual change SIG meeting in Zwolle, the Netherlands.

-Heinonen, N. & Södervik, I., (2022). The effect of pedagogical training on university teachers’ professional vision and conceptual change. Paper presentation in Earli Conceptual change SIG meeting in Zwolle, the Netherlands.

- Siven, M., Kapp, K., Lauren, P., Södervik, I. & Katajavuori, N. (2022). Developing interactive augmented reality platform for learning laboratory skills in pharmacy.

- Heinonen, N., Katajavuori, N., Murtonen, M. & Södervik, I. (2021). University teachers' professional vision, misconceptions, experience and pedagogical training. Paper presentation at Earli Virtual Biennial Meeting.

- Södervik, I., Hanski, L. & Katajavuori, N., (2021).Case processing in supporting the development of expertise in pharmacy - an eye movement study. Paper presentation at AERA Virtual Annual Meeting.

- Holopainen, J., Lähtevänoja, A. J., Mattila, O., Södervik, I., Pöyry, E. & Parvinen, P. (2020). Exploring the Learning Outcomes with Various Technologies - Proposing Design Principles for Virtual Reality Learning Environments. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

- Kettunen, H. (2019). Development of Expertise during Biology Studies at University. Presentation at Summer School HoBid 2019 (Perspektiven und Zugänge der Hochschulbildungsforschung / Approaches to Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education), Paderborn, Germany.

- Södervik, I., Mikkilä-Erdmann & Chi, M.T. H. (2019): Conceptual change challenges and professional development during medical education, Paper presentation at Earli-conference, Aachen, Germany.

- Södervik, I., Katajavuori, N. & Hanski, L. (2019). “What do I know and how do I know what I know?” - The development of pharmacy students’ conceptual and epistemological understanding during the first study year. Paper presentation at Esera-conference, Bologna, Italy.

- Lähtevänoja, A., Södervik, I., Holopainen, J. & Mattila, O. (2019). The use of VR as a potential restorative environment in school during recess. Paper presenttion at 5th International Augmented and Virtual Reality Conference, Munich, Germany.

- Katajavuori, N., Hanski, L. & Södervik, I. (2019). Students’ level and quality of prior knowledge and epistemic cognition in an introductory course of biosciences – developing of expertise during pharmacy studies. Roundtable presentation accepted to Earli, Aachen, Germany, August 2019.

- Lähtevänoja, A., Holopainen, J., Mattila, O., Södervik, I., Parvinen, P. & Pöyry, E. (2019). Virtual reality as a recovering environment - Implications for design principles. Paper presentation at 4th International Conference "Digital Transformation & Global Society”, St. Petersburg, Russia.