Siirry sisältöön

This is a free online course that you can study according your own timetable.

Basic information

  • Target audience: All who are interested in topic
  • Application period: 24.11.2023-19.5.2024
  • Date: 1.12.2023-30.6.2024
  • Scope: 3 ECTS
  • Location: Online course in the Canvas learning platform
  • Price: Free (0€)

Course content

The course consists of five modules:

  • Information Technology
  • Communication
  • Information Retrieval
  • Image and Video
  • Security

The course includes online materials, exercises, and assignments.

Timetable

  • Online course in the Canvas learning platfrom. 
  • You can study course during 1.12.2023-30.6.2024
  • You can study this course according your own timetable. 
  • There are not contact teaching. 

Content

In this course you will learn about to

  • utilize and effectively use common digital tools in the working environment.
  • communicate purposefully and effectively in communication and interaction situations required in the working life.
  • critically evaluate information and describe the fundamental principles of information security and data protection.

Teaching methods

The course is conducted in the Canvas learning environment. You can complete this course flexibly at your own pace. The course has a recommended schedule, but deviating from it won't affect the assessment, as long as you complete the course by its final availability date.

NOTE! The course material is in Finnish, but you can translate most of the assignments to English using browser's translation function.

Many modern web browsers offer the possibility to translate web pages into different languages. Here are instructions for the most popular ones:

Microsoft Edge:

1. Open the webpage you want to translate.

2. Click on the three dots in the upper right corner and select "Translate".

3. Choose the desired target language from the dropdown menu.

If the translate button is not visible, you can enable the translation feature in Edge's settings:

1. Open Edge settings.

2. Go to the "Languages" section.

3. Enable the "Offer to translate" option.

Google Chrome:

1. Open the webpage you want to translate.

2. Click the translate button in the right edge of the address bar (the symbol is a sort of bookmark or A-letter within brackets).

3. Choose the desired target language from the dropdown menu.

If the translate button is not visible, you can enable the translation feature in Chrome's settings:

1. Open Chrome settings.

2. Go to the "Languages" section.

3. Enable the "Offer to translate" option.

Mozilla Firefox: Firefox does not offer a built-in translation feature, but you can use translation extensions like "Google Translator for Firefox". Here are the instructions to enable this extension:

1. Open Firefox and go to Firefox's add-on management.

2. Search for "Google Translator for Firefox" and install it.

3. Open the webpage you want to translate, and click the translate button in the browser's toolbar.

Safari:

1. Open the webpage you want to translate.

2. Click the translate button in the right edge of the address bar (two A-letters).

3. Choose the desired target language.

Student workload

This is a three credit course that means 81 hours of student work.

Further information

Completing the course requires participants to have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Learning material

Materials are on Canvas learning platform. Note that the course material is in Finnish, but you can translate most of the assignments to English using browser's translation function.

Evaluation

This course will evaluate grade pass or fail. 

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