Models of generic academic skills to support degree programmes

The researchers and experts of the university pedagogy have developed the models of generic academic skills in cooperation with study psychologists and career services. The objective of models is to visualise the different generic academic skills the degrees should produce at different stages of studies both at the bachelor's and master's degree levels.

The generic academic skills are described in models as follows:

  • Study environment skills
  • Self-regulation and management skills
  • Communication, interaction and collaboration skills
  • Research skills and scientific thinking
  • Identifying own expertise

The aim of models is to describe skills which are common to all the disciplines and give tools and practices to support learning of generic academic skills.  Model gives also examples of learning outcomes of the generic academic skills integrated to domain-specific studies.

In the model for bachelor's degree it is described with the examples of what the generic academic skills in question can be during different study years and how they can be verbalized as know-how objectives.

Furthermore, the model offers the examples of the tools which can be used to support the development of generic academic skills.

 

Model for supporting the development of generic academic skills during bachelor’s degree

In the model for master's degree it is described with the examples of what the generic academic skills in question can be during different study years and how they can be verbalized as know-how objectives.

Furthermore, the model offers the examples of the tools which can be used to support the development of generic academic skills.

 

Model for supporting the development of generic academic skills during master’s degree