Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.09.2019 - 03.12.2019

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Contact for teacher
Juuso Korhonen
Health Technology House, F263
Available every Tuesday 12-13

Non-urgent messages can be sent by email to I will read and reply to messages every weekday at 14.00.

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is organised according to agreement.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The subject changes yearly.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

After this course, the student should be able to produce publication-quality data charts for scientific journals.

We focus on the most common chart types, yet also advanced topics, such as multidimensional charts and interactive visualisations are practiced.

The students will gain insight into the principles of the process of publication, starting from colours and graphical elements, to different requirements of various publication media.

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

The progress of the students knowledge is continually assessed through exercise tasks and a self-reflection journal. Additionally, a group project is produced at the end of the first half of the course. At the end of the course, each student creates a final project, which is evaluated.

Details on calculating the workload (applies in this implementation): 

There are altogether 12 contact teaching session, 2 hours each. The sessions require preparation, for which we have planned 1 hour per week.

Self-reflection journal is calculated to take 1 hour per week for the students.

There are 12 exercise sessions, 3 hours each. Two of the sessions are reserved for the project work. In addition to the exercise sessions, an estimated 3 hours per week should be spent on the exercises.

Group work is estimated to take altogether 8 hours per week over two weeks.

The final project report is estimated to take 8 hours.

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

Course material is provided during the course, or it is available for download.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces courses Tfy-99.3249 Biomedical Engineering, special course and Tfy-99.249 Biomedical Engineering, special course.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 to 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Follow the course’s MyCourses page for information on individual realizations.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

9.9.-13.9. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
16.9.-20.9. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
23.9.-27.9. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
30.9.-4.10. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
7.10.-11.10. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
14.10.-18.10. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
21.10.-25.10.(evaluation week, no teaching)
28.10.-1.11. 9-11, L1/F175a 14-17, Maari B 
4.11.-8.11. 9-11, L1/F175a 14-17, Maari B 
11.11.-15.11. 9-11, L1/F175a 14-17, Maari B 
18.11.-22.11. 9-11, L1/F175a 14-17, Maari B 
25.11.-29.11. 9-11, L1/F175a  14-17, Maari B
2.12.-6.12. 9-11, L1/F175a 14-17, Maari B 
9.12.-13.12.Final project report


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