Maria Peltola

PhD, Educational Psychology, MEd in Early Childhood Education
University Teacher, Early Childhood Education

Teachers, Teaching and Educational Communities
Faculty of Education and Psychology

Maria Peltola Oulun yliopisto

Research topics and theoretical background:

  • Dynamics of agency and everyday life (space and structures) in childhood and in the learning environments of adulthood
  • Complex and technology-mediated everyday life
  • Cultural-historical psychology and the conceptual-analytical framework of Psychology from the standpoint of the subject
  • Main concepts: the zone of proximal development, the conduct of everyday life, zone of free movement, zone of promoted action, agency and participation, the subject's perspective and experience and subject’s grounds for action (FOG)

Doctoral Thesis: Structured fabrics of everyday life : subject-scientific perspective on maintaining and changing life conditions in learning contexts of adulthood

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