The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2020-08-01 to 2020-10-25)
  • 2 (2020-10-26 to 2020-12-31)

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

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

Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today

Group tutorials with tutoring teacher
Orientation in studies with Study Counselor
Language support and mapping of language
qualifications
Contents and goal with studies
Multicultural 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

Additional information

Participating in a preparation seminar prior to
the examination seminar is mandatory.
Both course parts - University studies of today
and ICT Driving License - must be passed during
the academic year. The course parts are
registered in one single grade corresponding 5
cr. There are separate course areas for the
course parts on itslearning.

Part 2: 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

Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today
Writing Guide
Study Guide
Scientific Writing

Part 2 (3 ECTS) Digital literacies
ict.arcada.fi and itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 0 hours
  • Seminars - 0 hours

Workload

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

Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today
Active participation in lessons, seminars
(International week) and tutorials.
Participation is shown in a learning diary
handed in
by each student.

Part 2 (3 ECTS) Digital literacies
Pass all mandatory tasks in itslearning

Teacher

  • Gray Pamela
  • Levälahti Filip
  • Ray Jan-Anders
  • Åkermarck Erica
  • Pusa Tatja

Examiner

Gray Pamela

Group size

No limit (36 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2020-08-10 to 2020-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-08-25 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Welcome to Arcada Nursing Arcada-Diak On Campus and Zoom https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65803022765?pwd=cVVHQzJQaXVNUU1Gd3hVcnBLSnYzZz09 Meeting ID: 658 0302 2765 Password: 764645 Forss Mia
Gray Pamela
Kielo Emilia
Mannevaara Pauleen
Ribeiro Nobre Nuno Miguel
Sjölund Terese
Åkermarck Erica
2020-08-25 12:30 - 14:00 F249 Practical information about Arcada and your studies Campus and Zoom https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65567084796?pwd=OWlVRUVmb015NmFSSXZ6UjZMUW1Kdz09 Meeting ID: 655 6708 4796 Password: 286029 Mannevaara Pauleen
Sjölund Terese
Åkermarck Erica
2020-08-25 14:00 - 15:00 Guided tour at Arcada Mannevaara Pauleen
Sjölund Terese
Åkermarck Erica
2020-08-26 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction at Diak Getting to know each other Diak students
2020-08-26 11:00 - 12:00 Accreditation/ Recognition of prior learning Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61570832109?pwd=UHQxWDVXSHVGU1JmR3F2Q2w1YjQ3UT09 Meeting ID: 615 7083 2109 Password: 259618 Åkermarck Erica
2020-08-26 13:00 - 16:00 Introduction at DIAK
2020-08-27 09:00 - 14:30 Introduction at Diak
2020-08-31 13:00 - 14:00 Global Competences Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62114721710?pwd=MUlwMjlFcVVHcFA0d0FvRXBlSzJkZz09 Meeting ID: 621 1472 1710 Password: 684458 Global Competences/soft skills make you attractive in the future job market, as these are sought after by employers and prepare you for continuous learning. Slotte Sandra
Åkermarck Erica
2020-09-02 13:00 - 14:00 Support for distance learning Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62627201707 Ekström Mia
Höglund Maria
Martin Helena
2020-09-08 11:00 - 12:30 Introduction to University Studies Lecture on zoom (check itslearning) Ray Jan-Anders
2020-09-15 11:00 - 12:30 Introduction to University Studies Lecture on zoom (check itslearning) Ray Jan-Anders
2020-09-22 13:00 - 14:30 Q & A with Pihla (Diak) and Erica 13-14:00 you have the possibility to ask questions from Pihla and Erica about your studies. From 14:00-14:30 Pihla will show you about the registration to Diaks courses     Erica Åkermarck is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66825256595   Meeting ID: 668 2525 6595   Join by SIP 66825256595@109.105.112.236 66825256595@109.105.112.235   Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 668 2525 6595   Åkermarck Erica
2020-09-29 10:30 - 12:15 Workshop Information Searching Skills and databases in Diak and Arcada Diak Hagström Sarah
2020-11-24 10:00 - 11:30 Tutor meeting with Kristiina, Pihla, Erica & Pamela This is an online tutor meeting for all of you. Welcome! Erica Åkermarck is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63826565207?pwd=ZnlQM2FEcWV6cEFtWmpuSE1wVzF1QT09   Meeting ID: 638 2656 5207 Passcode: 071585   Join by SIP 63826565207@109.105.112.236 63826565207@109.105.112.235   Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 638 2656 5207 Passcode: 071585 Gray Pamela
Åkermarck Erica
2021-01-25 13:00 - 14:30 Tutoring session with Pihla, Kristiina, Pamela and Erica Erica Åkermarck is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66153115038?pwd=VWlhZWs3OWxOMWpvR3dsNHcycnA0dz09 Meeting ID: 661 5311 5038 Passcode: 557406 Join by SIP 66153115038@109.105.112.236 66153115038@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 661 5311 5038 Passcode: 557406 Gray Pamela
Åkermarck Erica
2021-03-04 12:30 - 13:30 Tutoring session with Sonja and Erica Erica Åkermarck is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69594388540?pwd=dEhpd2hOMXhJU0JlUjhPSTdYZUZlZz09 Meeting ID: 695 9438 8540 Passcode: 241172 Join by SIP 69594388540@109.105.112.236 69594388540@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 695 9438 8540 Passcode: 241172 Åkermarck Erica
2021-04-28 14:45 - 15:45 Tutoring session with Sonja, Hanna, Kristiina, Pamela and Erica Erica Åkermarck is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65045356901?pwd=dlhpWDNLVmhPNTZ2RzM3elZpc1JuQT09 Meeting ID: 650 4535 6901 Passcode: 774132 Join by SIP 65045356901@109.105.112.236 65045356901@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 650 4535 6901 Passcode: 774132 Gray Pamela
Åkermarck Erica

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