SoleOPS 3.13.0, ©2005-2018Solenovo Oy

Opintojakson toteutussuunnitelma

Group5BHC3/Degree Programme in Nursing (Kemi)
Study unit52PN012 Speech communication and academic writing, 3.00 ECTS credits, 80 h
Time of implementationSpring1/2013-2014
Responsible teacherEhrukainen-Sykkö Tuula
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Under modification
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2014 - 13.03.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period14.04.2013 - 31.05.2013
Implementation method Open University of Applied Sciences studies
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

The students become familiar with the central theories and concepts of oral communication. They learn to perceive and interpret their perceptions in different communication situations. The students know how to receive and give feedback. They recognise themselves as communicators: speakers and writers. The students are able to express and analyse their own thoughts in writing. They know how to assess and work on their own text. They are able to prepare a written presentation in a matter-of-fact style, correct both in language and in style and are familiar with the special requirements of writing scientific papers and theses.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

During the lessons the students practise in expressing and analysing  their own thoughts in writing.  Moreover, special emphasis is paid to elaborating the texts in accordance with the thesis instructions of the Lapland UAS so that the students are able to prepare a written (research) essay correct both in language and in style.  Most of the writing assignments are implemented in the computer classroom individually, and in pairs.


Academic English Writing: Interactive lectures and class discussions as seminar sessions, self-study consisting of required reading and writing assignments


A written assignment as course credit assignment in addition to active participation in Interactive lectures and class discussions as seminar sessions, self-study consisting of required reading and writing.