Research

My work has included research, design and execution of several study modules in universities of applied sciences. . My native language being Finnish, my academic writing language is English.

My research interests are:
  • art, design and communication
  • education
  • applied linguistics
  • English teaching and learning
  • positive psychology
  • psychological well-being
Jaatinen, Päivi-Maria (2015). Rethinking Visual Art Practice in Relation to Well-Being. A Conceptual Analysis. Jyväskylä Studies in Humanities, No. 256, 322 pp. Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä University Printing House.
Subjects: visual art practice, concepts, research methodology, psychological well-being, eudaimonic and hedonic well-being, flow, arts facilitation, art activity, human-centered service design, interdisciplinary research

Vocational Teacher Education: Jaatinen, Päivi-Maria (2010). Designer Profile Model. A Mentor's Tool for Understanding the Design Persona of Mature Students.
Subjects: design, design research, higher education, design mentoring, personas, profiles
Permanent link Theseus Open Repository of the Universities of Applied Sciences Finland


MA Thesis: Jaatinen, Päivi-Maria (2006). The rebirth of an image. Transformation in the construction of meaning in painting. A case study of Diego Velázquez' and Francis Bacon's papal portraits of Innocent X.
Subjects: Diego Velázquez, Francis Bacon, meaning, visual reference, ontology of painting, visual semiotics, art historical hermeneutics
Permanent link Jyväskylä University Digital Archive

Visual Communication BA work: Jaatinen, Päivi-Maria (1998). Vanishing Point.
Practice-based art and visual communication research. Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design
Subjects: design, spaces, community art, participatory art, art photography, environment, installation, site-specific art