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  • Hello. I am a University teacher and doctoral student in the University of Turku, Finland. I work as a teacher in Department of Teacher Education, Rauma Unit. My research concerns procedural and declarative knowledge in learning and teaching in technology education. I have collected video data about the craft and technology project in Finnish comprehensive school context. I have used Elan video annotation software in my analysis. If You have experiences about it, it would be fine to hear about them. Qualitative analysis is very hard and time consuming activity… I know that there are many different kinds of software suitable for video annotation and analysis. May be that some other would be better than Elan. But, it is impossible to familiarize all of them. My interest concerns learning the abstract and complex concepts related to electricity and electronis wiithin technology education. I believe that learning by doing is one way to familiarize students to the world of technology. Interesting projects, where students have possibility to design and manufacture things or devices, are a means for them to learn…