Tomi Kauppinen

Head, Aalto Online Learning
Head, Aalto Online Learning
U902 Learning Services
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Cognitive Systems, Information visualisation, Information design, Ubiquitous Computing, Online learning, Blended learning, 113 Computer and information sciences, 222 Other engineering and technologies, 1171 Geosciences, 516 Educational sciences, Computational data analysis, Software engineering, operating systems, man-computer interaction, Information systems science, Geoinformatics, Adult education

Honors and awards

2016 Learning Contribution Achievement Award 2016

The 2016 Learning Contribution Achievement Award was given to Tomi Kauppinen and Lauri Malmi, who had headed the Aalto Online Learning digitalization project in an exemplary manner. The contributions of Kauppinen and Malmi created operations models used to develop teaching in Aalto. Also, thanks to their work, the digitalization of Aalto’s teaching advanced leaps and bounds in a very pedagogically sound manner.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Professorship Malmi L. May 2017


Humanizing online learning for enhanced engagement and participation

Tomi Kauppinen, Valeriya Azovskaya, Taija Votkin, Tuuli Metsäkoivu, Teresa Rizzi, Edward Morrell 2024 IFE Conference Proceedings, Libro de Contribuciones, Educational trends, numero 1, Mexico

Promotypes - Prototyping Games for a University Game Production Pipeline

Edward Morrell, Annakaisa Kultima, Ylva Grufstedt, Tomi Kauppinen 2023 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, FDG 2023

Designing Virtual Toolboxes to Guide Educators in Creating Online Learning

Lea Blecher, Lara Riefle, Tomi Kauppinen 2022 The Transdisciplinary Reach of Design Science Research - 17th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology, DESRIST 2022, Proceedings

Creating a production pipeline for 360° learning environments

David Derichs, Sofia Sevon, Taija Votkin, Tomi Kauppinen 2022 14th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies

Developing a Game Production Pipeline for University Educators

Ylva Grufstedt, Tomi Kauppinen, Annakaisa Kultima 2022 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION ADVANCES (HEAD '22)

Expert-Driven (Online) Game Jams for (Game) Design Education

Annakaisa Kultima, Ville Kankainen, Solip Park, Riikka Aurava, Laura Piispanen, Tomi Kauppinen 2021 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events, ICGJ 2021

Challenge-derived design practices for a semantic gazetteer for medieval and early modern places

Philipp Schneider, Jim Jones, Torsten Hiltmann, Tomi Kauppinen 2021 Semantic Web


Daniel Garijo, Natalia Villanueva-Rosales, Tomi Kauppinen 2020 Semantic Web

Special issue on Semantic eScience: Methods, tools and applications

Daniel Garijo, Natalia Villanueva-Rosales, Tomi Kauppinen 2020 Semantic Web

Designing Digital Higher Education: Case Aalto Online Learning

Tomi Kauppinen, Yulia Guseva, Sara Gottschalk 2020 European journal of higher education IT