Educational projects (PROJECTS), spring 2015

"The philosophy of the course was fantastic – creating projects based on real problems and real clients. The learning competencies are well in line with the skills required of workers in the 21st century" (student feedback, spring 2013)
Code 418022P
ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English/Finnish
Timing Spring term, 1st year studies in the LET Master’s Programme
Learning outcomes After completion of this course, the student knows how to
  • plan and implement an educational project
  • work responsibly as a member of a project team in collaboration with a client
  • apply theoretical knowledge of learning to solve practical challenges in educational working contexts
  • report and inform different target groups on the project
Contents
  • Basics of project work
  • Planning, implementation and administration of projects
  • Educational projects
  • Technology in support of project work
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face and Online
Learning activities and teaching methods

Face-to-face 40h
Collaborative and individual learning 120h

In this course the students implement an educational project for a local company, school or other organization. The students design, implement and report on the project in a project group under the teacher’s guidance. In this course the students learn about project work in theory and practice. Students reflect and report on different phases of their project work in their digital portfolio.

Target group 1st year students on the LET Master’s Programme
Educational Technology minor students
Other students (see the prerequisites below)
Prerequisites Before joining this course, the student should have completed the following courses:
418019P Introduction to Learning and Educational Technology
418020P Learning Theory and Pedagogical Use of Technology
Recommended or required reading Contemporary readings in the field of learning, educational technology and educational projects, to be announced at the beginning of the course
Course materials To be published during the course
Assessment methods and criteria Active participation in face-to-face and collaborative and individual learning. Successful completion of all the learning assignments and exercises.
Grading 0-5
Person responsible Venla Vuorjoki

 

Last updated: 27.8.2015