Jenni Alisaari
PhD


jenali@utu.fi

+358 29 450 3609

+358 50 338 9860

Assistentinkatu 5

Turku


ORCID identifier: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4096-1888





Areas of expertise
Second language acquisition; linguistically and culturally responsive education; Finnish language learning; singing as a language teaching method; multilingualism, teachers' beliefs and practices

Biography
Jenni Alisaari has been working in the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Turku, Finland 2013-2020. She has been teaching pre-service and in-service teachers on linguistically and culturally diverse education. Since fall 2020, she is working as a researcher in INVEST Research Flagship Center.

Her main areas of research include linguistically and culturally responsive teaching, advocating multilingualism, language learning, and especially language learning by singing, the method that can be used especially with illiterate immigrants. 

Alisaari has been training teachers and teacher students at different educational levels: early childhood education, primary school, secondary school, upper-secondary school, vocational training and adult education. She has also been involved with curriculum design in national and municipal level in Finland.





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