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The general aim of the course is to provide the student with support and tools to purposefully and successfully study at Arcada. Part 2 (3 ECTS) ICT Driving License The aim of this course section is to guarantee each new student the opportunity to aquire the necessary ICT (Information and Communication Technology) skills for their studies.


Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today At the end of the course students are expected to: - know how to use the Arcada information channels - be aware of basic operating principles of their study environment - be aware of their future professional prospects - be aware of possibilities to learn FI-SWE languages during their studies - be aware of exchange possibilities within their studies - be aware of pitfalls of the study path and ways to deal with them - be familiar with basics requirements of scientific writing - be familiar with SI units and master basic measurement techniques - be aware of hazards in the laboratories - be aware of methods to decrease risk, when dealing with hazards Part 2 (3 ECTS) ICT Driving License The learning outcomes are the same as for the ICT Driving License at The University of Helsinki, i.e. after having completed the course you have the ICT knowledge and skills necessary for successful studies and for developing your competency further. The detailed learning outcomes are published on the ICT Driving License information page at Extern länk- korkort/english/ -> Objectives


Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today 1. Intro 2. Engineering Literacy (SI units, measuring techniques, workshop on scientific writing) 3. Safety and Organization in the Labs (hazards in the labs, first aid and fire fighting, Good Laboratory Practices, waste handling) 4. Essentials of studies (studying survival kit, language studies, future prospects, exchange possibilities) Part 2 (3 ECTS) ICT Driving License The content of the course applies the corresponding content at The University of Helsinki: 1 Introduction to the use of computers 2 The computer environment at Arcada 3 Modifying and presenting data 4 Information retrieval 5 Information security and privacy protection



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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. Part 2: The ICT Driving License starts with compulsory level tests during week 35. The level tests serve as prognostic test and support for the ICT Driving License. After the tests you will follow an individual study plan depending on the test results.


Part 1 (2 ECTS) University studies of today Writing Guide Study Guide Part 2 (3 ECTS) ICT Driving License Learning material published on itslearning and on the ICT Driving License web site Extern länk


  • Föreläsningar - 20 timmar
  • Individuell handledning och grupphandledning - 10 timmar
  • Praktiska övningar - 20 timmar
  • Basgruppsarbete - 10 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 10 timmar
  • Självstudier - 30 timmar
  • Nätbaserade - 33 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 133 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 133 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar


Flerformsundervisning (delvis nätundervisning handledd eller självstudier)


  • Tentamina (skriftliga-, muntliga-, hem-)
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


Part 1 (2 ECTS) Engineering literacy - in-class assessment Safety and organization - exam Essentials - in-class assessment Part 2 (3 ECTS) ICT Driving License The computer based examination is marked "passed" when you have minimum 70% correct answers. To qualify for the examination you first have to pass the level tests in each of the five modules with minimum 70% correct answers.


  • Kimberley Nigel
  • Levälahti Filip
  • Poliakova Valeria


Andersson Mirja

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  • 2014-10-21 - Tentamina
  • Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner

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