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Group307D11/Degree Programme in Innovative Business Services (Rovaniemi)
Study unitYH1M Basics of Research and Development, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Time of implementationSpring1/2011-2012
Responsible teacherKrastina Anzelika
Other teachersMäntylä Tiina, Turunen Eija
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates02.01.2012 - 11.03.2012
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period31.08.2011 - 15.09.2011
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Learning outcome:

Students are able to identify the significance of multi-field research and project work in the development of professional practices and services of working life. Students are able to start developing their own research and project related expertise and become aware of the challenges of research and project work in northern environments. Students learn the basics for working in R&D projects. They are able to identify national and international sources of information. Students are able to identify the opportunities offered by R&D projects in working life and different learning environments of RAMK. Students are able to apply basic research methods in their research work and they are have basic know-how in project planning. At the end of the course students are able to plan and execute small-scale research and development projects.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, team work on project (PBL), independent work


Will be announced at the beginning of the course



Significance of multi-field research and projects in the northern environment (BEAR)
Project as a learning tool and a working method
Project life cycle and project planning tools
Basic qualitative and quantitative R&D methods,
Basics of research ethics and criticalness
Investigative and developmental attitude towards research and project work
Basics of information literacy and use of national and international sources of information
Awareness of copyrights and how to avoid plagiarism

Real-life research project; planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation according to project documentation practices

Grading scale:
Excellent (5) -….- Failed (0)
Self-assessment and instructor’s assessment