Mr. Matti Ruippo has led Degree Programme in TAMK Music, Music Technology Pedagogy since 2004. Besides technological topics he teaches music education technology, mobile music learning, inclusive music technology and web-based music teaching.
Mr. Ruippo is the pioneer of music education technology in Finland. He has started his career in the end of 1980’s. He has led music technology curriculum work in the National Board of Education. He is the chair of International Society for Music Education (ISME) Music Technology Special Interest Group and a member of AEC–SMS (Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen) Working Group: Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Furthermore, he has worked as a teacher trainer and organized national music technology pedagogy seminars in Finland for over two decades.
In 1995 Mr. Ruippo started the first music distance learning projects in Finland, and thus, he has a long time expertise in web based music pedagogy. The title of his thesis (music licentiate 2015) was Web-Based Music Teaching.
Mr. Ruippo has presented his work at many international conferences e.g. in Baku, Beijing, Bhopal, Berlin, Bologna, Dublin, Edmonton, Glasgow, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Kaunas, Kuopio, Kuala Lumpur, Leeds, Malmö, Miami, Mossoró, Ottawa, Porto Alegre, Prague, Riga, Stuttgart, Tallinn, Turku, and Thessaloniki.
For more information, please visit the English site http://ruippo.fi/page6/page6.html