The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
Learning and career-oriented competencies
Technological competencies

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You understand the difference among data,
information and knowledge. You understand the
relationship between continued learning and career
development. (Knowledge)

You can identify and utilize relevant
technological solutions and tools which contribute
to the studies in your field. (Knowledge)

You utilize your ability to learn independently.
You set realistic goals in your ongoing studies
and apply appropriate study strategies to reach
your goals. (Skills)

You can independently follow and apply various
technological safety aspects in your field and
during your studies at Arcada. (Skills)

You understand the value of planning in achieving
the goals you set for your studies. You can
process data, information and knowledge critically
and with curiosity. You take responsibility
for collective learning in the groups you inhabit.

You approach technology and digital solutions
openly, critically, responsibly and with curiosity
both in your field and society. (Approach)

Course contents

Introduction to studies at Arcada USA
Study / learning skills
IT skills
First Aid skills

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Introduction to University studies

Recommended or required reading

All material can be found on itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 50 hours


  • 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Individual online assignments
Reflection diary
Demonstration of theoretical and practical First
Aid skills


Peri Heidi


Peri Heidi

Group size

No limit (22 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-08-22 09:15 - 11:30 B323 Teknologi och lärande Information om studieadministrativa verktyg och lärplatformer Peri Heidi
2022-08-22 15:00 - 16:00 Teknologi och lärande Tidsbokning för att läsa litteratur inför torsdagens träff kl 9.15-11.00 Litteraturen finns i den programspecifika mappen på Its L. Peri Heidi
2022-08-23 10:30 - 12:00 B320 Teknologi och lärande Amanuensens introduktion Arell-Sundberg Marina
Enoksson Maria
Peri Heidi
Werner Tove
2022-08-24 09:00 - 09:45 Välkommen till Arcada/Welcome to Arcada! Welcome to Arcada and School of Engineering, Culture and Wellbeing! Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 637 0245 4572 Join by SIP 63702454572@ 63702454572@ Join by H.323 Meeting ID: 637 0245 4572 Enoksson Maria
Kiukas Carina
Löv Monica
Mustasilta Elina
2022-08-24 15:15 - 15:45 Information om studerandekåren ASK Zoom
2022-08-25 09:15 - 11:00 B326 Teknologi och lärande Olika perspektiv och fokus i ergoterapi (läs förmaterial) Peri Heidi
2022-08-25 11:15 - 12:15 F143 Globala kompetenesr F143 - Stora auditoriet Slotte Sandra
2022-08-25 14:30 - 15:30 F143 Information om språkstudier Rancken Ulrika
2022-08-26 13:15 - 14:15 F143 Stöd i studierna Höglund Maria
2022-08-26 14:30 - 15:00 F143 Information om studieföreningen HOSK Enoksson Maria
Sigfrids Ingmar
2022-08-30 08:15 - 09:00 F143 Teknologi och lärande Introduktion till kursen Kiukas Carina
2022-09-01 09:15 - 10:45 Teknologi och lärande Lärartutorering via Zoom: Introduktion till professionen Ergoterapi, samt aktuella frågor Zoomlänk: Peri Heidi
2022-09-13 10:45 - 12:00 Teknologi och lärande Lärartutoreing via Zoom: Självstyrt och självreglerat lärande, samt aktuella frågor Zoomlänk: Peri Heidi
2022-09-22 08:45 - 10:15 F365 Teknologi och lärande Informationssökning Nyström Janne
2022-10-20 08:30 - 11:30 D173 Teknologi och lärande Första hjälp i D173 Paakkonen Heikki

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