Merja Bauters

Docent of semiotics Merja Bauters is a postdoctoral researcher in Learning Environments Research Group at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture and senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at University of Helsinki where she also received her PhD. She has been involved in multiple EU projects, such as NetPro (Network-based project learning tools) from 1999–2004; Developing Knowledge-Practices Laboratory, KP-Lab (, IST project for EU’s Sixth Framework Program (2006–2011), Coop-PBLinVET, Leonardo Da Vinci (2010-2012), Promoting Project & Practice Based Learning supported by collaborative learning technologies in Initial Vocational Education of Mechanical Manufacturing (, Creating Knowledge through Design & Conceptual Innovation (, Lifelong Learning Programme, (2011–12). Her interests are on the topics of interpretation, experience and Peircean pragmatism, habit formation, change of habit, and reflection.

  • Organization: Aalto University