Marjaana Puurtinen
PhD, Adj. Prof.

University Lecturer, Dep. of Teacher Education Turku (Department of Teacher Education)
Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku
marjaana.puurtinen@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3636
+358 50 339 4928

Assistentinkatu 5
Turku
Educarium
Office: 430


Areas of expertise
Conceptual change; Expertise in music; Expertise in history; Eye-tracking; Music reading; Text and graphics comprehension

Biography

Formerly Penttinen.

Education and degrees

  • 2019: Adjunct Professor (title of docent), Faculty of Education, University of Oulu.
  • 2016: Master of Arts (European and World History), University of Turku.
  • 2013: PhD (Education), University of Turku.
  • 2006: Master of Arts (Education), University of Turku.

Academic positions

  • 2019- University Lecturer, Dept. of Teacher Education
  • 2017-2018: Senior Researcher, Dept. of Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of Turku (part-time)
  • 2018: Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Teacher Education, University of Turku. (part-time)
  • 2015-2017: Postdoctoral Researcher, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Turku.
  • 2014: Postdoctoral Researcher, grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation.
  • 2013-2014: University Lecturer, Dept. of Teacher Education, University of Turku. (part-time)
  • 2012-2013: Coordinator, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Turku. (part-time)
  • 2011-2012: Researcher, Dept. of Teacher Education, University of Turku.
  • 2007-2011: Doctoral Student, Dept. of Teacher Education, University of Turku.


Research
Research projects

  • Work at the Functional Foods Forum (Senses and Food team) about food selection and intake, 2019-
  • "Reading music: Eye movements and the development of expertise". Prof. Erkki Huovinen (PI), University of Jyväskylä and Royal College of Music in Stockholm & Prof. Hans Gruber (PI), University of Regensburg and University of Turku. (Puurtinen acted as the co-author of the application, consortium coordinator and project researcher.) Academy of Finland, 2014-2018.
  • "Looking at music: Eye movements and the development of music-reading skill". Marjaana Puurtinen. Turku Institute for Advanced Studies, 2015-2017.
  • "Visual literacy as part of expertise in history". Prof. Arja Virta (PI), Marjaana Puurtinen and Markus Nivala. Finnish Cultural Foundation, announced in 2013.
  • PhD project (4,5 years). Marjaana Penttinen. The Finnish Doctoral Programme in Education and Learning, announced in 2006.

Research coordination

  • Turku Eye-tracking Laboratories (Turku EyeLabs), Dept. of Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology and Dept. of Teacher Education, University of Turku
  • Turku Network for Interdisciplinary Research in the Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (Turku Research HuB)
  • Rethinking Expertise in History -network (ReThink)


Teaching

Thesis supervision

  • 2nd supervisor for three PhD candidates (Faculty of Education)
  • 1st supervisor for 22 finalized MA theses and 12 finalized BA theses (Dept. of Teacher Education)

Teaching experience

  • Research methods and reporting in educational sciences (for elementary school teacher and history and social sciences teacher candidates)
  • Introduction to educational sciences (for education majors and minors)


Publications
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Successful approaches to mental practice: A case study of four pianists (2019)
Music Performance Research
Nina Loimusalo, Erkki Huovinen, Marjaana Puurtinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Early attraction in temporally controlled sight reading of music (2018)
Journal of Eye Movement Research
Erkki Huovinen, Anna-Kaisa Ylitalo, Marjaana Puurtinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Eye on Music Reading: A Methodological Review of Studies from 1994 to 2017 (2018)
Journal of Eye Movement Research
Marjaana Puurtinen
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Learning on the job: Rethinks and realizations about the use of eye tracking in music-reading studies (2018)
Frontline learning research
Marjaana Puurtinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Playing profiles in a mathematics game based on eye movement and game log data (2018)
Journal of Eye Movement Research
Diana‐Elena Gratie, Marjaana Puurtinen, Erno Lehtinen
(
O2 Other)

When “doing” matters: The emergence of group-level regulation in planning for a music lesson (2018)
Music Education Research
Tarja-Riitta Hurme, Marjaana Puurtinen, Hans Gruber
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Monitieteinen näkökulma historian asiantuntijuuteen (2016)
Historiallinen Aikakauskirja
Arja Virta, Marjaana Puurtinen, Kalle Pihlainen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Reading ahead: adult music students' eye movements in temporally controlled performances of a children's song (2015)
International Journal of Music Education
Marjaana Penttinen, Erkki Huovinen, Anna-Kaisa Ylitalo
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Visual Sources and Historical Thinking in Higher Education (2015)
Nordidactica : Journal of Humanities and Social Science Education
Marjaana Puurtinen, Markus Nivala, Arja Virta
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Conceptual Change, Text Comprehension and Eye Movements During Reading (2013)
Research in Science Education
Marjaana Penttinen, Erkki Anto, Mirjamaija Mikkila-Erdmann
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Nuotinluku ja silmänliikkeet – Lectio Praecursoria (2013)
Finnish Journal of Music Education
Penttinen Marjaana
(
B1 Journal article)

Piste janalla, pisara meressä – Historianopiskelijoiden käsityksiä ajasta ja historiasta (2013) Relatiivisuuden ylistys: kirjoituksia tieteen ja tieteiden historiasta Penttinen Marjaana
(
B2 Book chapter)

Silent music reading: Amateur musicians' visual processing and descriptive skill (2013)
Musicae Scientiae
Penttinen M, Huovinen E, Ylitalo AK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Skill Development in Music Reading: the Eye-Movement Approach (2013) Penttinen Marjaana
(
G5 Doctoral dissertation (article))

Unexpected melodic events during music reading: Exploring the eye-movement approach (2012) Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and the 8th Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music Penttinen Marjaana, Huovinen Erkki, Ylitalo Anna-Kaisa
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Future Elementary School Teachers' Conceptual Change Concerning Photosynthesis (2011)
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research
Ahopelto I, Mikkila-Erdmann M, Anto E, Penttinen M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The Early Development of Sight-Reading Skills in Adulthood: A Study of Eye Movements (2011)
Journal of Research in Music Education
Penttinen M, Huovinen E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Kognitiivinen konflikti oppikirjatekstin lukuprosessissa ja silmänliikkeissä (2010)
Kasvatus-lehti - Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos
Erkki Anto, Marjaana Penttinen, Mirjamaija Mikkilä-Erdmann
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The effects of melodic grouping and meter on eye movements during simple sight-reading tasks (2009) Proceesdings of the 7th Triennial Conference of European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) Marjaana Penttinen, Erkki Huovinen
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)


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