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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 
Sassali, Jani Henrik 

Description
ECTS Credits 

1 ECTS credits

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

Architecture 3. spring semester, period I; biochemistry 3. autumn semester; biology 3. autumn semester, period I; chemistry 3. autumn semester, period II; computer science and engineering 2. spring semester, period IV; electrical engineering 3. spring semester, period III; geosciences 2. spring semester, period IV; geography 1. and 3. spring semester, period III; industrial engineering and management 3. year; information processing sciences 1. year; mathematics and physics 1. spring semester; mechanical engineering 3. year; mining engineering and mineral processing 3. year; process and environmental engineering 1. year, period I. Master's degree students in Industrial Engineering and Management 1st year.

 
Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the students:
- can search scientific information,
- can use the most important databases of their discipline,
- know how to evaluate search results and information sources,
- can use the reference management tool

 
Contents 

Scientific information retrieval process, the most important databases and publication channels of the discipline, evaluation of the reliability of information sources and RefWorks reference management tool.

 
Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching: classroom training, web-based learning material and exercises, a group assignment.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

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

 
Target group 

Compulsory for all bachelor degree students of Faculty of information technology and electrical engineering, Faculty of Technology, Oulu mining school, Oulu School of architecture and Faculty of science. Optional for students of biochemistry. Compulsory also for the Master's degree students in Industrial Engineering and Management who have not earlier studies in information skills.

 

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

Web learning material Tieteellisen tiedonhankinnan opas target=_blank>http://libguides.oulu.fi/tieteellinentiedonhankinta

 
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  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  06.09.17 -07.02.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  14.09.17 -31.01.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  15.09.17 -01.02.18
registration period has ended Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  14.11.17 -05.12.17
Registration Information Skills  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  08.01.18 -31.01.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  08.01.18 -02.02.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  11.01.18 -01.03.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  29.01.18 -23.02.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  06.02.18 -09.02.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Klintrup, Outi-Mirjami  12.03.18 -09.04.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  13.03.18 -04.04.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Ursula Heinikoski  15.03.18 -12.04.18
Registration Information Skills  Course  Pertti Martinmäki  04.04.18 -26.04.18

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