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040021Y Knowledge and research, Tools, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 040021Y  Validity 01.08.2014 -
Name Knowledge and research, Tools  Abbreviation Knowledge and r 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Medicine 

Teachers
Name
Pentti Nieminen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

0,5 ECTS

 
Timing 

1st year.

 
Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course the student has practiced the following skills:  using information and communication technology resources in the University of Oulu, using workstations available in the Medical Faculty, applying basic software necessary in the studies. The student knows basics in scientific writing.

 
Contents 

Information and communication technology:
Workstations, information security and confidentiality, networks, and office software.

Guidelines for written assignments and word processing:
Structure of assignments and thesis, reporting of findings, tables and figures, citing and references.

 
Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

040021Y (0,5 ECTS) Knowledge Management and Research, Tools

 
Target group 

Medical, dental and medical wellness technology students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

None.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

Knowledge Management and Research II
040105Y Basics in Epidemiology
041001Y Evidence Based Medicine
902006Y Reading for Academic Purposes
902007Y Scientific Communication

 
Recommended or required reading 

Material in lessons small group lessons.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Regular and active participation in the small group lessons.

 
Grading 

Pass/fail

 
Person responsible 

Senior lecturer Pentti Nieminen

 


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