The course takes place in period

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

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

To support the student to purposefully,
responsibly and successfully be able to study
at Arcada and get a foundation for his/hers
career building.

Following generic competences are emphasized in
the course:

  • Learning competence
  • Digital literacy
  • Global competence
  • Ethical competence
  • Communicative and social competence

Learning outcomes

Learning competence

  • To have a realistic understanding of the own
    higher education learning and the importance of
    lifelong learning
  • To know about different tools, methods and
    study activities that supports a target-
    oriented learning
  • To understand the importance of collaboration
    for better learning
  • To be familiar with your studies and reflect
    upon the objectives of your studies
  • To be familiar with your profession and get
    an insight in the knowledge, skills and
    attitudes needed in your professional life.

Digital literacy

  • To understand the importance of developing
    your digital competence and information
    competence
  • To get the skills to independently solve
    issues concerning digital information,
    communication and content creation
  • To master the most basic digital tools and
    function so that you can be able to study,
    communicate and create digital content

Global competence

  • To be open minded and see the strength of
    cultural diversity

Ethical competence

  • To integrate ethical principles of good
    scientific practice in the studies at Arcada

Communicative and social competence

  • To be able to share insights with others and
    argue for their opinions
  • To use the writing guide in written work

Course contents

Digital literacies (online course in
itslearning)

  1. Digital literacies
  2. Content creation
  3. Information literacy
  4. Communication and collaboration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Recommended or required reading

Writing Guide

Study Guide

Learning material on itslearning and
ict.arcada.fi

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 12 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 53 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-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

  • Hagström Sarah
  • Levälahti Filip
  • Mannevaara Pauleen
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin

Examiner

Taskinen Topi

Group size

No limit (29 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • 2016-09-30 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-08-29 13:30 - 15:00 B522 Introduktion till högskolestudier Skrivguiden Skrivguiden Eklund Kaj
2019-08-29 15:45 - 16:30 E383 Introduktion till högskolestudier Lärandekompetens (enkät i datorklass) Ståhl Tore
2019-09-03 14:00 - 15:00 B516 Introduktion till högskolestudier Taskinen Topi
2019-09-10 08:30 - 10:00 B522 Introduktion till högskolestudier Språkinfo Språkinfo Rancken Ulrika
2019-09-12 14:00 - 15:30 A311 Introduktion till högskolestudier Amanuensinfo Enoksson Maria

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