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Saana Mehtälä

University of Jyväskylä

Finland - Jyväskylä

Doctoral Student currently working in the H2020 funded Learning Technology Accelerator (LEA) project. LEA discusses public, innovative procurement of learntech for schools. My thesis focuses on the design and use of information technology in child and youth wellbeing promotion.


Hankala, M., Kankaanranta, M., Kepler-Uotinen, K., Rousi, R., & Mehtälä, S. (2017, September). Towards a scenario of virtual mental health environments for school-aged children. In Proceedings of the 21st International Academic Mindtrek Conference (pp. 239–242). ACM. https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/56049

Mehtälä, S. (2018). User Interface Design for Children and Youth: Websites and Applications to Promote Mental Health and Wellbeing. University of Jyväskylä (master's thesis). https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/58509

Mehtälä, S., Kankaanranta, M., Rousi, R., & Clements, K. (2019). Digital Mental Health Resources for Children and Youth-Evaluation of Strengths in User Interface Design. In EdMedia+ Innovate Learning (pp. 1845-1853). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/65225

Rodríguez-Gómez, D., Gairín, J., Dovigo, F., Clements, K., Jerónimo, M., Lucas, L., Marin, E., Mehtälä, S., Pinheiro, F., Timmis, S. and Stîngu, M. (2019), "Access4All: Policies and Practices of Social Development in Higher Education", Hoffman, J., Blessinger, P. and Makhanya, M. (Ed.) Strategies for Facilitating Inclusive Campuses in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning, Vol. 17), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 55-69.