MEDU01 Study Skills and Personal Study Planning 2 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Media Education
Faculty of Communication Sciences

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 includes:

- General Orientation Course for International Students

- Introduction to Academic Culture and Degree Studies

- Library course:  Basics of Information Literacy

- Preparing a Personal Study Plan

Please note that the Library course: Basics of Information Literacy will start in the first study period in September. You will find the schedule and enrolment guidelines in Library's webpage.

Teachers

Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible
Sirkku.Kotilainen[ät]uta.fi
Reijo Kupiainen, Teacher responsible
Reijo.Kupiainen[ät]uta.fi