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Semiotics of Education course

This is the public introduction and resource site of the course: Introduction to edusemiotics and problem of meaning in education (413060S, 4 ECTS cr)

Course materials

If you can read Finnish, you can find some suitable study materials from Kasvatuksen semiotiikka.

Here is at the moment the only available video lecture of the topic: Prof Andrew Stables' inaugular lecture in Roehampton University.

You can use the materials of the international Semiotics and Education Network site. (See Links & Rescourses > Semiotics and Education )

Here are the most important (alternative) course books (available in the Oulu University Library):


Registaration to the course is at the moment restricted to the graduate and doctoral students of the faculty of education in the university of Oulu. You can register via WebOODI. After (or before) registration remember also to contact me by email: eetu.pikkarainen(at)

Learning activities and assessment

More detailed information about learning activities and study assignments (as well as study texts) will be available in the study environment of the course in Optima. Principally the course will completed by an essey of about 2000-2500 words.


Welcome to the course!

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