Professional Tools, 6 credits (TGTU62)

Professionella verktyg, 6 hp

Main field of study

No main field of study

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Birgitte Saxtrup

Director of studies or equivalent

Maria Eidenskog
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KBIO Biology, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping o
6KKEB Chemical Biology, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping o
6KKEM Chemistry - Molecular Design, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping o

Main field of study

No main field of study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Biology, Bachelor's Programme
  • Chemical Biology, Bachelor's Programme
  • Chemistry - Molecular Design, Bachelor's Programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

University studies corresponding to 60 hp

Intended learning outcomes

The student should be able to describe the requirements that different communication situations set, increase the skill in verbal and written communication and to illustrate some language theoretical questions. After the course, the student should be able to:

  • have knowledge about scientific communication processes and to understand how information resources are organized.
  • use relevant tools for information retrieval and to critical scrutinize the result
  • communicate according to given conditions
  • structure and present information
  • act as opponent on other students' texts and verbal presentations
  • describe and use basic ethical theories, principles and concepts to discuss ethical problems in natural sciences and technology.
  • explain the importance of professional responsibility. 

As part of this the student has to know how to

  • apply various aspects of linguistic theory on the student’s own communication
  • argue both in oral and written form due to given conditions
  • present information both in oral and written form
  • analyse and evaluate both oral and written communication
  • discuss, on the basis of ethical theory, ethical implications of specific cases in science and technology.

Course content

The lectures discuss:

  • General communication theory and how to act as opponent on other written presentations
  • Oral presentation
  • Information retrieval
  • Rhetoric
  • Ethical theories, principles and concepts

 

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and seminars. The course runs over the entire autmn semester.

Examination

UPG1Individual written assignmentsU, G2 credits
UPG2Individual oral assignmentsU, G2 credits
UPG3Group assignmentsU, G2 credits
For passing grade active presence is required in all examining seminars. Absence is compensated with a written analysis of the texts that have been treated. Grades are given as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

Grades

Two grade scale, older version, U, G

Department

Institutionen för Tema

Director of Studies or equivalent

Maria Eidenskog

Examiner

Birgitte Saxtrup

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 42 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 118 h

Course literature

Böcker
Språkrådet, (2008) Svenska skrivregler
Kompendier
Merkel, Magnus m.fl, Lathund för rapportskrivning. Linköpings universitet.

Books

Språkrådet, (2008) Svenska skrivregler

Compendia

Merkel, Magnus m.fl, Lathund för rapportskrivning. Linköpings universitet.
UPG1 Individual written assignments U, G 2 credits
UPG2 Individual oral assignments U, G 2 credits
UPG3 Group assignments U, G 2 credits
For passing grade active presence is required in all examining seminars. Absence is compensated with a written analysis of the texts that have been treated. Grades are given as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

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