The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

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.

Learning outcomes

-To have a realistic idea about the own higher education learning and the importance of life long learning -To know different tools, methods and study activities that support purposeful learning -To understand the importance of collaboration for better learning -To know the own study plan and to be able to reflect upon the goals of studying -To know the own profession and to gain an insight into knowledge, skills and attitudes needed in the professional life *** - use a spreadsheet program efficiently - Successful word processing - plan, create digital graphics - build a relational database system with products, clients and invoices.

Course contents

Part 1 (2 ECTS)Academic studies for tomorrow's workplace. Group tutorials with tutoring teacher Orientation in studies with Study Counselor Language support and mapping of language qualifications Contents and goal with studies Part 2 (3 ECTS) Digital literacies (online course in itslearning) 1. Digital literacies 2. Content creation 3. Information literacy 4. Communication and collaboration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Sometimes sessions are divided into Swedish and English sessions. More information about this during the first session. Digital literacies is an online course. Every week new tasks will appear. We also offer dropin if needed. More information in itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Is in itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 25 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 35 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

The assignments must be passed.

Teacher

  • Ekström Mia
  • Hagström Sarah
  • Levälahti Filip
  • Nyberg Janne
  • Ray Jan-Anders
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin
  • Hongell Linn

Examiner

Nyberg Jan

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (38 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-05-31

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2019-09-05

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2016-05-31 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-08-28 10:30 - 11:15 E383 Introduction to Academic Studies Learning competencies Ståhl Tore
2019-08-28 12:15 - 13:45 B320 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-08-30 10:45 - 12:45 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-02 13:00 - 16:30 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-06 13:00 - 15:00 E383 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-09 13:15 - 16:45 E383 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-11 11:00 - 12:30 B320 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-11 13:30 - 15:30 A311 Introduction to Academic Studies Ray Jan-Anders
2019-09-13 10:45 - 12:45 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-13 13:30 - 15:00 B522 Introduction to Academic Studies Ray Jan-Anders
2019-09-20 12:00 - 14:00 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-23 13:15 - 15:15 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-09-30 12:15 - 14:15 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-10-07 12:15 - 14:15 E383 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-10-17 12:15 - 14:15 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-10-23 14:15 - 16:15 E385 Introduction to Academic Studies Nyberg Janne
2019-11-04 08:30 - 10:00 F365 Introduction to Academic Studies, information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin
2019-11-05 08:30 - 10:00 F365 Introduction to Academic Studies, information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin
2019-11-05 10:00 - 11:30 F365 Introduction to Academic Studies, information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin
2019-11-07 13:15 - 14:45 F365 Introduction to Academic Studies, information retrieval Åvall Ann-Kristin

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