Eija Koskivaara
D.Sc (Econ. & BA), education manager

Education Manager, Information Systems Science (Department of Management and Entrepreneurship)

eija.koskivaara@utu.fi
+358 29 450 2378
+358 40 149 7587

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Turku





Areas of expertise
Artificial neural networks, Use of ICT in public services, Use of ICT in sport and physical activity, Designing, establishing and coordination international master's programs, Training and coaching of international students, talented individuals and team players.

Biography

She has participated in establishing and coordinating international master’s programs in the field of information technology management since 2004. In these programs there have been students from Afghanistan, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Ghana, India, Iran, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Nepal, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Russia, South Korea, Sudan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, USA, and Vietnam.

She has been a member of the Finnish national orienteering team almost 20 years winning for example the world championship. She is an active member of society.

Meet her in social media: https://www.facebook.com/eija.koskivaara 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/eija-koskivaara/ 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eija_Koskivaara



Research
Her doctoral thesis research focused on artificial neural networks and their applicability for analytical review in auditing. Today she tests neural networks applicable for clustering physical activity behaviour of white-collar- workers. Her research group has been interested in how ICT-related gadgets and systems support our daily activity. She has been involved in projects were the focus has been on public services and how their digitalization have changed the communication between citizens and service providers. Her current research interest focuses also on IT management education in international environment. She has published articles e.g. in Journal of Operational Research Society, Managerial Auditing Journal, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, International Journal of Electronic Government Research.

Teaching
Her main teaching area has been research methods. She has been involved in the supervision of more than 50 master’s thesis. Most of the students have had international background. Coordinating Alumni Keynote Speakers interactive lecture series together with business students' organizations since 2016.

Publications

Has your international university IT management education been useful? (2018) PACIS 2018 Proceedings Eija Koskivaara
(
D3 Professional conference proceedings)

Analysing physical activity behaviour with self-organizing maps - a RCT study with polar active (2016) PACIS 2016 Proceedings Eija Koskivaara
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Clustering daily habits of working days - A RCT study with Polar Active (2015) WORK2015: New Meanings of Work, 19-21 August 2015, Turku, Finland: Abstracts Eija Koskivaara, Yuling Xiao, Harri Helajärvi, Paula Virtanen, Raija Laukkanen, Olli Heinonen
(
O2 Other)

Mobile payment adoption – Findings from Chinese taxi company (2015) Proceedings of the 8th IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2015 H. Zhang, E. Koskivaara
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Improving Physical Activity and Health with Information Technology (2014) Digital Services and Information Intelligence Eija Koskivaara
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Activating everyday life of generation X – A RCT study with Polar Active (2013) 18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Unifying Sport Science E.Koskivaara, H. Helajärvi, P. Virtanen, R. Laukkanen, O.J. Heinonen
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Advantages and challenges of digital service guidance in early childhood education (2013) Nordic Academy of Management Conference 2013 Koskivaara Eija, Pihlaja Päivi
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

A New Model to Study ICT Adoption in Connection with Physical Activity – The TAMPA-Model (2012)
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Building the e-World Ecosystem Eija Koskivaara, Raija Laukkanen, Olli J. Heinonen
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

How many steps – do they count? Experiments on pedometer use (2012) 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies Eija Koskivaara, Leena Haanpää, Harri Helajärvi, Raija Laukkanen, Olli J. Heinonen
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

A New Model to Study ICT Adoption in Connection with Physical Activity: The TAMPA-Model (2011) IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 353: Building the e-World Ecosystem Koskivaara, Eija;Laukkanen, Raija;Heinonen, Olli J.
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

ICT Supporting Daily Physical Activity: with Special Reference to Pedometers in the Step-Shape Project (2011) Eija Koskivaara;Raija Laukkanen;Olli Heinonen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Open-Source Software Implications in the Competitive Mobile Platforms Market (2011) Salman Mian;Jose Teixeira;Eija Koskivaara
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Value creating e-government business models for early childhood education in Finland (2007) J. Järvelainen, E. Koskivaara, P. Pihlaja, H. Salmela, T. Kestilä, J. Kinos
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-24-06 at 02:22