Sanna Järvelä is a Professor in the field of learning and educational technology and a head of the Learning and Educational Technology Research Unit (LET).
Järvelä and her research group is internationally well known from theoretical advancement of social aspects self-regulated learning (SSRL). Her interdisciplinary research work has strong contribution to the methodological development of process oriented research methods in the field of learning and collaboration and recently applying of multimodal methods in self-regulated learning research.
She is the chief editor of International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (iCSCL). and invited member of the expert group of the OECD’s PISA 2024 ‘Learning in the Digital World’. Järvelä has published more that 170 peer-reviewed journal articles and her google scholar h-index is 59.