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040021Y Knowledge and research, Tools, 0.5-1 ECTS cr 
Code 040021Y  Validity 01.08.2014 -
Name Knowledge and research, Tools  Abbreviation Knowledge and r 
Scope0.5-1 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Medicine 

Pentti Nieminen 

ECTS Credits 

0,5 ECTS


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.


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 


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.



Person responsible 

Senior lecturer Pentti Nieminen


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Knowledge and research, Tools  Course  Mimmi Tolvanen  01.09.20 -31.12.20

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