The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course aims to develop professional communication skills related to physiotherapy, both written and spoken.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to - be able to demonstrate lexical and grammatical competence in written and spoken professional contexts. - be able to demonstrate the ability to write effective key professional documents, including letters, work applications & CVs. - be able to prepare and deliver a presentation of professional interest with effective use of IT tools, e.g. PowerPoint. - to be able to participate in routine customer service interactions in English. - have enhanced the ability to participate in social communication in the professional setting common to routine interactions. - have developed his/her reading skills and acquired essential vocabulary within the field.

Course contents

Social Contacts, Your Place of Work, Work Ethics, Current articles/ research related to physiotherapy.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Skill level B1.1. (Common European Framework)

Additional information

Due dates are firm! The course is assessed on the basis of completed coursework (tasks) and graded assignments. Assessment is therefore continuous and there is no end of course exam Attendance is compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Material provided by the lecturer.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 55 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 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

The course grade is based on: participation:20% assignments and coursework:80%

Teacher

Kimberley Nigel

Examiner

Kimberley Nigel

Home page of the course

https://elearning.arcada.fi

Group size

No limit (33 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2019-05-16

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-01-13 13:15 - 16:00 B323 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-01-17 09:15 - 12:00 B323 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-01-31 09:15 - 12:00 B323 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-02-07 09:15 - 12:00 B323 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-02-13 09:15 - 12:00 B522 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-02-18 09:15 - 12:00 E383 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-02-27 09:15 - 12:00 B522 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-03-05 09:15 - 12:00 B323 Engelska(FT) Kimberley Nigel
2020-03-20 09:15 - 12:00 B323 Engelska(FT) DISTANCE STUDY Kimberley Nigel
2020-03-27 09:15 - 12:00 Engelska(FT) DISTANCE STUDY Kimberley Nigel

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