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030008P Information Skills for foreign degree students, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 030008P  Validity 01.08.2012 -
Name Information Skills for foreign degree students  Abbreviation Information Ski 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Technology 

Teachers
Name
Ursula Heinikoski 
Sassali, Jani Henrik 

Description
ECTS Credits 

1 ECTS credits / 27 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

1st year of Master’s Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering (EE) and in Industrial Engineering and Management (international students). The course is held once in the autumn semester, during period II and in the spring semester, during period IV.  

 
Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the students:
- can search scientific information for their thesis,
- know how to evaluate search results and information sources,
- understands the principles of scientific publishing,
- can use the reference management tool.

 
Contents 

Scientific information retrieval and the search terms, the most important databases and publication channels of the discipline, tools for evaluating the quality of scientific information and RefWorks reference management tool.

 
Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

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

 
Target group 

The course is compulsory for the Master’s Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering (BEE) and for the Master’s Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management (international students). Optional for other degree students working on their diploma/master’s thesis.

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

Web learning material: http://libguides.oulu.fi/findinginformation

 
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 

Ursula Heinikoski

 
Working life cooperation 

-

 
Other information 

-

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Information Skills for foreign degree students  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  30.10.17 -02.05.18

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