SATU-MAARIT KORTE (formerly Frangou)
Ph.D., MA (Media Education), MCA (Education Entrepreneurship)
I am a University Lecturer (Media Education) at the Media Education Hub, Faculty of Education, University of Lapland, Finland and Associate Professor of Education (20%) in Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Norway. Additionally, I am currently the project manager of GloMEd (Global Media Education through Development of Online Teaching) -project (in collaboration with Education University of Hong Kong) and principal investigator and project manager of eOPE (Supporting Participation in Remote Learning in Basic Education and Upper Secondary Education)- development project (in collaboration with Lapland Education Centre REDU). I was recently also involved in Arctic Pedagogy II -project (in collaboration with Sámi Education Institute). I teach media education, life stance education, digital technology use in education, pedagogy and research methodology.
I am a member of the planning group of UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education, and I lead the Online & Rural Education Group in the UNITWIN/UNESCO Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education.
My key research interests are technology-mediated creative learning, human-computer interaction, media and psychosocial well-being, embodied cognition, Arctic and Indigenous pedagogical approaches together with social learning, and neural foundations of learning and memory.