David M. Hoffman (KTL) EN

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1. Migration, Social Mobility and Internationalization Challenges in 21st century Finnish Education and Society

2. Social Justice Issues Normally Ignored Across Finnish Education, Especially Higher Education: 21st Century Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education

3. Critical Studies of Unresolved Paradoxes, Dilemmas and Tensions in 21st Century Leadership (Higher Education)

4. Critical Comparative Contrasts Across Countries with Distinct Social Justice Challenges

5. I am looking for a student who would like to conduct their thesis as a critical review of literature review (A Literature Review Thesis), while doing a Research Internship (for credit) in the Finnish Institute for Educational Research.

6. I am looking for a student interested in adapting a set of Open Science Protocols for use in Comparative Studies of Higher Education. These Protocols have already been published and can be adapted, depending on student interest, to a wide variety of higher education comparative studies.

Start date: Continuous application

Thesis supervisor: David M. Hoffman (david.m.hoffman@jyu.fi)

Maximum number of theses to be supervised: 1 or 2

Choose which of our Faculty’s areas of research focus does your own research represent:

  • Education, teaching and interventions
  • Wellbeing, learning and interaction at work

I can supervise:

  • Theses written in English individually
  • Theses written in English in a group of English-speaking students
  • Theses written in English in a mixed group of English-speaking and Finnish-speaking students

The degree programme of the student can be:

  • Special Education
  • Education and Adult Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Teacher Education
  • International Master’s Degree Programme

Other selection criteria

I am only able to take two students (maximum). Selection is based on interview. Contact me via email with a copy to your program coordinator to set up an interview if you are interested in any of the topics (above).

For more information, the website of our Research Group can be seen at: https://ktl.jyu.fi/en/research/minet

I am available on 31 October at 12.30-14 (Zoom): https://jyufi.zoom.us/j/7921499683