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Antti Paakkari

Academy Postdoctoral Researcher
Tampere University
phone number+358504007275
City Centre Campus

About me

I work as a postdoctoral researcher in the research project VADA that investigates new assessment practices in early childhood education. My current research interests are in the critical analysis of educational technology.

Selected publications

Paakkari, Antti, Paananen, Maiju & Grieshaber, Susan (2023) Activity-tracking assemblages in Finnish early childhood education and care. Childhood. 

Valasmo, Verneri, Paakkari, Antti & Sahlström, Fritjof (2023) Invisible Participation: A Sociomaterial Analysis of a Synchronous Distance Lesson During Emergency Remote Teaching. Digital Culture & Education.  

Valasmo, Verneri, Paakkari, Antti & Sahlström, Fritjof (2022) The device on the desk – a sociomaterial analysis of how Snapchat adapts to and participates in the classroom. Learning, Media & Technology. 

Paakkari, Antti (2020) Entangled devices. An Ethnographic study on students, mobile phones and capitalism. Helsinki: University of Helsinki.   

Paakkari Antti, Rautio, Pauliina & Valasmo, Verneri (2019) Digital labour in school: Smartphones and their consequences in classrooms. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction. Volume 21, June 2019, pp. 161-169.   

Paakkari, Antti & Rautio, Pauliina (2019) ‘What is puberty, then?’ Smartphones and Tumblr images as de/re-territorialisations in an upper secondary school classroom. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Volume 40, no. 6, pp. 873-888.   

Paakkari, Antti (2020) Inlärningens nya teknologier: hur plattformskapitalismen fann sin väg till skolan. Ekonomiska samfundets tidskrift 2/2020.   

Paakkari, Antti (2020) Mitä puhelimet koulussa tekevät? Näkökulmia mobiilietknologioiden, koulun ja kapitalismin suhteisiin. Kasvatus 51(3).