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Digital competence in early childhood education (3 cr)

Code: AV00CT14-3001

General information


16.08.2022 - 30.09.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)


Teaching languages

  • Finnish


10 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Open studies, social and health care


  • Minna Markkanen



Learning outcomes

The student is able to:
- basic ICT competence
- operate and produce in technical environments
- operate responsibly and safely, and ergonomically
- information management and exploratory and creative work
- to interact: to act in support of community and inclusion

Implementation and methods of teaching

Online learning in Moodle. 3 x 3 h workshops in Zoom.

Timing and attendance

Online learning in Moodle 22.8.-30.9.2022.
Zoom workshops: 1.9., 13.9., 29.9. klo 12.00-15.00

Learning material and recommended literature

Learningmaterials are in Moodle.

Working life cooperation

Learning assignments in own work in early childhood education.

Learning environment

Moodle online learning environment 22.8.-30.9.2022.
Three online workshops in Zoom (3 x 3 h).

Student time use and work load

1 ects is 27 h, 3 ects is 81 h studyng in Moodle including Zoom online workshops.

Learning in Moodle weekly regularly step by step.


Practical ICT knowledge and skills: basic ICT skills, operation in various digital environments, digital production. Basic knowledge and skills for responsible, secure and ergonomic work in digital environments. Information management and investigative and creative work, interaction: community spirit and participation in digital environments.

Additional information for students: previous knowledge etc.

No further digital competencies needed.

Assessment criteria

The course assignments are evaluated in Moodle on a pass/fail criteria, where the pass grade corresponds to level H3. Accepted performance requires participation in online workshops.

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

Failed performance:
the student's basic ICT skills are below the approved performance and the student does not reach the approved assessment criteria.

Assessment criteria: assessment scale failed/approved

Approved studies requires the student to be able to: basic practical ICT skills, student is able to operate and produce in digital environments. Student is able to act responsibly and safely and ergonomically in information management and investigative and creative work. Student is able to interact by supporting community and inclusion in digital environments.