JECER 3(2), 2014

Table of Contents JECER 3(2), 2014

1. Kirja kasvun välineenä – suomenkieliset ensikirjat 1970–2010-luvuilla

Suvilehto, P. JECER 3(2), 2014, p. 2–26.

A first book for babies was distributed for the first time in Finland in 1979, when the maternity and child health clinic system wanted to include a booklet for babiesin the maternity package. Supporting the child’s language development and early interaction by means of literature has been a research interest ever since. This article begins
by examining the definitions of a first book and a picture book. The study gives an idea of the kind of first books published in Finland, mainly by Finnish authors, since the 1970s. The article focuses on the perspective of a literature review.

2. Metodologisia haasteita ja kysymyksiä lasten tutkimushaastattelussa

Roos, P. & Rutanen, N. JECER 3(2), 2014, p. 27–47.

This methodological article focuses on the process of interview with under school age children. The article contributes to the discussions within multidisciplinary childhood studies about children’s participation and children’s ‘voice’ within research process. Our investigation focuses on how the interview begins, what occurs during the interview and when and how does the interview end?

3. Matematiikkainterventio heikkojen ensiluokkalaisten oppimisen tukena 

Väisänen, E. & Aunio, P. JECER 3(2), 2014, p. 48–75.

The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a mathematical intervention program for low performing first graders.