Studies and Information Acquisition
|Structure Type:||Study unit|
|Type:||Compulsory / Basic Studies|
|Level:||Bachelor of Engineering|
|Year of Study:||1 (2018-2019)|
|Responsible Teacher:||Saarikoski, Lotta|
|Language of Instruction:||Finnish|
Courses During the Academic Year 2018-2019
|12||I-KT-1N||2018-08-31 – 2018-12-21||Henrik Niemelä, Osku Hirvonen||Finnish||2018-08-20 – 2018-09-17|
A student becomes familiar with the functions of VAMK, Univeristy of Applied Sciences, learning environments and learning society as well as his/her own view of profession. A student understands a structure of his/her own degree program, its requirements for the graduation and learns how to make his/her self-study-program and follow it. A student learns how to use information searching and information services. Also he/she learns to use eLearning environments used in VAMK.
Total work load of the student 54 h, of which
- lectures 15 h
- team day 8 h
- autonomous studies 31 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
no previous studies needed
Virtual learning environments and other support functions at VAMK (use of WebCT and Moodle, Winha, PCs and networks, study guiding, student aid, health care, sport services, international affairs, eLearning and student union). Own view of the profession, own study program and different studying methods. Library services and information search systems. Entering interview and conversations of progress in studies.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Study Guide, web-pages of VAMK, University of Applied Sciences, materieal provided by the library and other material delivered by a teacher.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Contact teaching. Guest lectures. Development discussions with the team coach teacher. participation in the team day.
The course is accpted after all the development assignments have been done, the student has participated actively in the contact teaching as well as in the team day and the student has had development discussions with hsi/her team coach teacher.