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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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CULTS8 Orientation and Personal Study Planning 2 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Other studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Cultural Studies
School of Communication, Media and Theatre

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 module include:

- General Orientation Course for International Students

- Introduction to Academic Culture and Degree Studies

- Library course:  Basics of Information Literacy

The course includes the Basics of information literacy, taught by the university library (II period), which will introduce the student to the printed and electronic library materials, and provide the student with a grasp of information retrieval, use and assessment of information, and good ethical practices in the academia.

- Personal Study Plan

Each student draws up a personal study plan (PSP, HOPS), designed first and foremost to support the student in the process of planning and completing her/his studies. The student checks and updates her/his personal study plan during her/his studies with the support provided by the degree programme.

The course spans throughout the duration of studies.

Teachers

Hanna Suutela, Teacher responsible
Hanna.Suutela[ät]uta.fi