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030005P Information Skills, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 030005P  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Information Skills  Abbreviation Information Ski 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Technology 

Teachers
Name
Ursula Heinikoski 

Description
ECTS Credits 

1 ECTS credit

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

2nd or 3rd year

 
Learning outcomes 

Students know the different phases of information retrieval process and basic techniques of scientific information retrieval. They will find the most important reference databases of their discipline and know how to evaluate information sources and retrieval results.

 
Contents 

Retrieval of scientific information, the retrieval process, key databases of the discipline, and evaluation of information retrieval and information sources.

 
Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching: classroom training, web-based learning material and exercises in Optima environment, a final assignment on a topic of the student’s own choice

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Training sessions 8h, group working 7h, self-study 12h

 
Target group 

Compulsory for all students of the Faculty of Technology. In the Faculty of Science the course is compulsory for students of biology, physics, geosciences, chemistry, geography and information processing science. The course is optional for students of biochemistry and mathematics.   

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

Web learning material https://wiki.oulu.fi/display/030005P.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Passing the course requires participation in the training sessions and successful completion of the course assignments.

 
Grading 

pass/fail

 
Person responsible 

Science and Technology Library Tellus, tellustieto (at) oulu.fi

 
Working life cooperation 

-

 
Other information 

-

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Information Skills  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  01.09.21 -02.02.22
Registration Information Skills  Course  Anne-Mari Kivinen  10.09.21 -03.02.22
Registration Information Skills BIOL 3  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  13.09.21 -06.10.21
Registration Information Skills  Course  Anne-Mari Kivinen  15.09.21 -21.03.22
Registration Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  17.09.21 -07.02.22
Registration Information Skills (TOL)  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  27.09.21 -15.02.22
Registration Information Skills  Course  Anne-Mari Kivinen  28.09.21 -19.10.21
Registration Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  25.10.21 -15.12.21
registration period has not begun Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  11.01.22 -03.03.22
registration period has not begun Information Skills (ECE)  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  17.01.22 -07.02.22
registration period has not begun Information Skills (CSE)  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  03.03.22 -07.04.22
registration period has not begun Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  14.03.22 -11.04.22
registration period has not begun Information skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  15.03.22 -08.04.22
registration period has not begun Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  30.05.22 -08.06.22

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