Riikka Tumelius

Riikka Tumelius


University teacher
English Philology, Applied Linguistics

Research interests

  • language learning and teaching
  • (language) teacher education
  • technology-rich everyday life
  • nexus analysis
  • multimodal inter(action) analysis


Conference presentations and posters

Tumelius, R. & L. Kuure. Language students learning to manage complex pedagogic situation in a technology-rich environment. Conference paper at EUROCALL 2017 - CALL in a Climate of Change. 25 August 2017. University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

Tumelius, R. 2016. Children as resourceful users of an online environment for learning English. Conference paper at NorDisCo – the 4th Nordic Interdisciplinary Conference on Discourse and Interaction. 24 November 2016. Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway.

Tumelius, R. 2016. What is going on here? A classroom as a site of engagement for language learning. Conference paper at AFinLA Autumn symposium 2016. 12 November 2016. University of Tampere, Finland.

Tumelius, R. (2015) Life in Cyber City: Affordances for language learning in an online learning environment for young English learners. Poster presentation at AFinLA Autumn symposium 2015. 13 November 2015. University of Helsinki, Finland.

Mikkola R. (2010) Children and their technology-rich everyday life: challenges for language learning. Confernece paper in a workshop at AFinLA Autumn symposium 12-13 Novmeber 2010. University of Vaasa, Finland.



Research groups

  • member, COACT
  • member, EveLINE