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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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BIO0030 Study Skills and Personal Study Planning 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will
- understand the significance of study planning
- be familiar with the learning opportunities available to her/him
- recognise her/his strengths and challenges in progressing in her/his studies
- plan and assess her/his studies throughout the completion of the degree
- manage and apply the basics of academic information literacy and the basic skills of information retrieval in her/his field of study
- seek and use various data extensively and critically
- understand the ethical issues related to the use of texts and other data in the academic environment.

Upon graduation, the student will understand the significance of lifelong learning.

General description

- The course "Basics of Information Literacy 1 ECTS" at Tertio Library is an integrated part of this course. There is a separate enrollment for the library's part and some pre-course assignments in the Moodle.

- Personal study planning sessions as agreed with the teachers of the BINF programme. Guidance and advice on study matters by the programme coordinator (please book a time by email).

- A practical introduction to the electronic study systems at UTA in a Computer classroom in Arvo (TBC).

Enrolment for University Studies

Library orientation: Please enroll for the first session via this link:


Catarina Ståhle-Nieminen, Teacher responsible


30-Aug-2016 – 13-Dec-2016
Electronic Study Skills
Tue 30-Aug-2016 at 14-16, Arvo ML71
Advanced Information Searching in Tertio library, Arvo building (Kauppi Campus)
Tue 13-Sep-2016 at 12.15-13, Tertio library, Library introduction
Tue 27-Sep-2016 at 12.15-14.30, Tertio library, Advanced Information Searching I
Tue 4-Oct-2016 at 12.15-13.45, Tertio Library, Reference Management
Tue 11-Oct-2016 at 12.15-14.30, Tertio Library, Tertio library, Advanced Information Searching II



Study materials

Basics of information literacy at Tertio library: http://libguides.uta.fi/c.php?g=233275&p=1663988