Erkki Rötkönen



is a principal in an elementary school in Turku, Finland, and a PhD candidate in the University of Turku in Finland. He has a demonstrated history of working in education with special interest in educational technology, and pedagogy and curriculum development. His research focuses on innovative technology-enabled learning ecologies such as Remote Presence and Virtual Reality and enabling distributed hybrid learning and co-design spaces to connect learners around the globe. His research and work reflect the creation of smart connected design-based learning ecosystems with objectives to develop technologies, techniques, methods and models framed in pedagogical and design-based theories grounded in empirical co-design work with learners from different continents.



Last update: March 2022


Articles published on IXD&A:


•  'Creating Smart Connected Learning Ecosystems: A Hybrid Model for Design-Based Learning', N. 52, pp. 81 - 100, abstractdownload (