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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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SISYY005 Study Skills and Personal Study Planning 2 ECTS
Organised by
Common Core Studies

Keywords

Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

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.

Contents

Each student draws up a personal study plan (PSP or HOPS in Finnish), 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 the studies with the support provided by the degree programme.

The course unit includes the Basics of Information Literacy, taught by the University Library, 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.

The course unit spans throughout the duration of studies.

Personal Study Planning credit is given when the degree studies are complete.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Personal Study Planning  Project / practical work  1 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Pass/fail. 
Basics of Information Literacy  Participation in course work  1 ECTS
In English

One ECTS credit is given for Personal Study Planning once the programme studies are completed.

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
2016–2017
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences