Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The general aim of the course is to provide the
student with support and tools to purposefully
and successfully study at Arcada.
The student knows how to use modern IT
software.
Know enough maths to be able to study within field of
science and engineering

Learning outcomes

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At the end of the course students are expected
to:

  • know how to use the Arcada information
    channels
  • be acquainted to his/hers studying plan,
    profession and reflect over what the goals of
    the
    studies are
  • know different tools, methods and studying
    forms
    that support outcome oriented learning
  • understand what autonomous learning means for
    the individual learning process and for the
    studying results
  • be acquainted with the ethical principles
  • identify his/hers qualifications in languages
  • be aware of the opportunities to develop
    language competence
  • be able to identify eventual gaps in his/her
    competence in maths and have the resources for
    improving their knowledge
  • use a spreadsheet program efficiently
  • plan, create digital graphics
  • build a relational database system with
    products, clients and invoices.

Course contents

  • A recap of relevant maths
  • Advanced spreadsheets
  • Successful Word Processing
  • Digital design
  • Relation databases

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

None

Recommended or required reading

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Writing Guide
Study Guide

Study activities

  • Lectures - 33 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 15 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

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Active participation in lessons and tutorials.

Teacher

  • Biström Dennis
  • Ekström Mia
  • Hagström Sarah
  • Levälahti Filip
  • Nyberg Janne
  • Sandell Magdalena
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin

Examiner

Nyberg Jan

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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