Humak’s has a number of courses on Open UAS that are available for everyone. You can pick and choose the courses you’re most interested in and purchase them conveniently through our web store. Most of the offered courses are completely free for the unemployed and people temporarily laid off when you sign up at the latest on 24.5.2021.
Browse through available courses by clicking the banner above. Stay tuned for updates, many new courses in English are going to become available shortly for the upcoming fall semester! The courses include adventurous, pedagogical and cultural study modules.
Community Educators as Adventure Education Experts (5 ECTS)
This course will familiarize students with the basics of adventure education. Adventure education is one of Humak’s main focus areas and Humak helped pioneer the development of adventure education in Finland. This course is a part of Humak’s Adventure and Outdoor Education, Community Educator (Bachelor of Humanities) degree programme, click here to read more about the degree programme.
On the Community Educators as Adventure Education Experts course, students will familiarize themselves with the basic ideas, concepts and principles of adventure education. It’s more than just hiking, climbing, kayaking and adventure in the wilds, adventure education also encompasses broad pedagogical aspects related to real world activities. In adventure education, the focus is on experiential, activity- and adventure-based methods and processes. They are targeted to support and promote personal development and learning.
Studying adventure education is helpful in the fields of education, youth work and entrepreneurship, it helps students hone their pedagogical leadership skills and readies students to work in leadership positions. On the course, students will acquire knowledge about Adventure Education as a pedagogical approach. The course is well suited especially for students in the fields of Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
Read more about Community Educators as Adventure Education Experts from our webstore. Registration deadline for the course is 24.5.2021.
Multimodal Interaction in Professional Contexts (3 ECTS)
Multimodal Interaction in Professional Contexts is a 3 ECTS online course. The course is based on recent studies on multimodal interaction and multilingualism. The core idea of the course revolves around the question “how do we create meaning by using different resources in interaction, such as speech, writing, signed languages, gestures, material objects and touch?”
During the course, the student becomes acquainted with a multimodal view of interaction and examines the utilization of the concept in different working environments. The student practices observing interaction situations and learns different ways of interacting with people use in order to understand and be understood. Multimodal Interaction in Professional Contexts also teaches you how to communicate more effectively online. Especially now, when remote working and teaching has become the new norm, having good communication skills is more important than ever.
Using multiple communicative modes allows people to participate in interaction situations where one might struggle with languages that are being used. By broadening your understanding of multimodal communication, you enable yourself and others to understand and to be understood.
Read more about Multimodal Interaction in Professional Contexts from our webstore. Registration deadline is 24.5.2021.
Human Rights and Diversity (5 ECTS)
Human rights, diversity and cultural awareness are important topics in today’s society. The aim of this course is to broaden the perspective on the democratic value base as a foundation of professional thinking and practises, such as culture and gender-sensitive work approach. During the studies students will learn to professionally evaluate and recognise their personal relationship with diversity as well as to identify a range of factors that define “self” and “other”.
Read more about Human Rights and Diversity from our webstore. Registration deadline is 22.4.2021.