The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Training oral and written skills related to media studies and future professional field. The course will also be a support for thesis work including process writing, writing technicalities and academic writing.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have sufficient command of vocabulary in both general and professional areas to present professional subjects in correct and appropriate language, and to be able to write professional documents necessary in performing the tasks related to studies and future professional needs in the media field.

Course contents

Academic writing; language correctness, grammar rules, text genres, translation. Business communication, professional writing, preparing and delivering oral presentations.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Additional information

To pass the course the student should pass the written examination and the assignments in Swedish, totally 150 points. The grades of the assignments left after deadline will be reduced with 5-10 points. Last deadline for delayed assignments is 14.2.2014.

Recommended or required reading

Literature: von Hertzen, Maria; Stolt, Kerstin (red.): Skrivguide 2009 Version 1.2 [www]. The Skrivguide is located on Arcadas webb site under BIBLIOTEK>> Examensarbete >> Skrivguide. Lehrer, Solveig. Affärsbrev Reuter, Mikael. 2006. Översättning och språkriktighet Svenska skrivregler. 2008. Språkrådet utgivna av svenska språknämnden. Reference literature: Ehrenberg-Sundin m.fl. Att skriva bättre i jobbet Schött, Kristina m.fl. Studentens skrivhandbok Språkhjälpen – språkhjälp för akademiskt skrivande. 2008. [www] http://www.kielijelppi.fi/framsidan Strömquist, Siv.1999: Uppsatshandboken Tammerfors tekniska universitet. 2006. Svenska i affärslivet. Skriftlig kommunikation. [www] http://butler.cc.tut.fi/~johansso/svenskaiaffarslivet/skriftligkommunikation.html articles and handouts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours
  • Seminars - 10 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations in Swedish: Examination 1 Document portfolio 20 p Examination 2 Reference list 5 p Examination 3 Abstract presentation 5 p Examination 4 Written exam 60 p Examination 5 Summary 20 p Examination 6 Essay 30 p Examination 7 Evaluation of oral presentation 10 p

Teacher

Eklund Kaj

Examiner

Eklund Kaj

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (34 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-09-25 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-03 10:00 - 12:00 B320 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-10-10 10:00 - 12:00 F367 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-10-16 10:15 - 11:45 F367 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-10-17 10:00 - 12:00 F367 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-10-30 12:30 - 14:30 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-11-05 12:30 - 14:30 B325 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-06 12:30 - 14:30 B320 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-13 12:30 - 14:30 A311 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-14 10:00 - 12:00 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-20 12:30 - 14:30 E383 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-11-27 09:15 - 11:45 E383 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-12-04 12:30 - 14:30 E387 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-12-11 12:30 - 14:30 E383 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj

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