Teemu Leinonen leads the Learning Environments research group of the Media Lab, University of Art and Design Helsinki. The group is involved in research, design and development of New Media tools, as well as their use and application, in the field of learning. The research group has coordinated research and development projects funded by The European Commission (IST), National Technology Agency of Finland (TEKES), the Nordic Council of Ministers and the UNESCO. The group is internationally recognized from its open source virtual learning environment called Fle3, MobilED audio wiki platform, and LeMill web community for finding, authoring and sharing learning resources.
Teemu holds over a decade of experience in the field of research and development of web-based learning, computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL), online cooperation, educational planning and educational politics. With his family Teemu has lived in Tanzania, Afghanistan and Kenya. At least once a year he visits his "compañera's" family in Colombia.
- Wikimania 2007 talk / presentation: Wikiversity: free education and free school? draft paper - please add comments to the discussion page.