Matti Kuikka, Poppy Skarli
teacher’s own and web-based material
teacher-directed classroom activities, independent work, pair work, group work, project work, online activities (quizzes, meetings)
The student needs to complete all the tasks/ assignments in order to pass the course.
30.08.2021 - 17.12.2021
31.07.2021 - 09.09.2021
Tekniikka ja liiketoiminta
A: The student can complete the English Professional Skills B2 (5ECTS) and complete Accreditation of Prior Learning based on Competence (not transfer of credits):
Within two weeks since the course start, the student submits a video and a written report showcasing expertise in oral and written workplace communication and professional communication. The report must include concrete examples of workplace communication (e.g. meetings, negotiations, written reports, instructions, emails, and so on). If the submission fulfills the assessment criteria, the student can attain the credits. If the submission does not meet the criteria, the student joins the course.
B: The student can complete the English Professional Skills B2 (5ECTS) and complete Transfer of Credits within the first two weeks of the course if the student has completed a course with the same credits and similar content at a same level (higher education)) educational institution within the last 5 years. The student will also need to provide an official transcript and course content description. Please note that this method of attainment does not apply to Open Path students
No exam. There is continuous assessment.
The contents and the assessed outputs of the course are designed to provide the students with English language communication skills they need in working life especially when working on projects. Examples include producing instructions and reports, organizing physical and online meetings and producing the relevant documents and emails, collaborative writing, and presentation of results. In addition, the students have to complete tasks individually, in pairs, and as a group which enhances their communication and interpersonal skills. The assessment is continuous and teacher and peer assessment are provided after the completion of each task.
classroom activities: 28 h
individual work: 45 h
pairwork work: 30 h
group work: 27h
September – December 2021
1. Before you start
2. Introducing yourself & studies
7. End of course evaluation
The student has insufficient attendance (has been absent in more than 4 classes). The student has not completed all the tasks. The student has completed tasks but they are not of an acceptable standard.
The student has completed the tasks with the minimum of set requirements which are outlined by the teacher and are listed in the task instructions. The student has completed tasks later than the given deadlines. The student has not addressed feedback provided by the teacher. The student has been superficially reflecting on his/her own performance and has been late or reluctant to give peer feedback.
The student has completed the tasks well fulfilling most of the set requirements which are outlined by the teachers and are listed in the task instructions. The student has completed tasks within the given deadlines. The student has partly addressed feedback provided by the teacher. The student has been reflecting on his/her own performance and has been giving peer feedback.
The student has completed the tasks very well fulfilling or surpassing the set requirements which are outlined by the teachers and are listed in the task instructions. The student has completed tasks within the given deadlines or earlier and has addressed well feedback provided by the teacher. The student has been critically reflecting on his/her own performance and has been giving quality peer feedback.