Syllabus - Department of Medical Laboratory Techniques | İzmir University of Economics

VOCATIONAL SCHOOL OF HEALTH SERVICES

Department of Medical Laboratory Techniques

IUE 100 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Orientation and Career Planning
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IUE 100
Fall/Spring
1
0
1
2

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to prepare students for university education and campus life and enable them to grasp self-awareness. The course will guide the students to explore their personal abilities and improve themselves in accordance with the expectations of business world.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeed in this course will be able to
  • identify academic and administrational units of the university as well as the rules and regulations they are subject to;
  • develop the capacity to set professional goals based on their interests;
  • improve their time management skills;
  • to develop their oral and written communication skills;
  • to assess their strengths and weaknesses before professional life.
Course Description The aim of this course is to help students recognize the skills needed for university life and career goals. These skills include self-awareness, goal setting, time management, oral and written communication, and analytical thinking. The course will introduce those skills to students via seminars and talks conducted by specialists and professionals.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Aims and Expectations What is Career? Why university education?
2 University Life: Academic units, administrative units, and student clubs
3 Core Skills I: Seminar on Self-Awareness “How Does Your Self-Concept Affect Your Career?” https://work.chron.com/selfconcept-affect-career-23438.html
4 Core Skills II: Seminar on Setting Goals “Eight Ways You Can Define, Then Reach, Your Career Goals” https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/09/25/eight-ways-you-can-define-then-reach-your-career-goals/#450105f87ca4
5 Career Talks I: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Job Skills Checklist, https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/job_ search_writing/preparing_an_application/job_skills_checklist.html
6 Core Skills III: Seminar on Time Management “Manipulate Time With These Powerful 20 Time Management Tips” https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnrampton/2018/05/01/manipulate-time-with-these-powerful-20-time-management-tips/#255ad99a57ab
7 Career Talks II: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Resumé prepatation guide by the Career Guidance Center
8 Core Skills IV: Seminar on Oral and Written Communication “11 Communication And Speaking Skills That Will Boost Your Reputation As A Leader” https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2019/02/08/11-communication-and-speaking-skills-that-will-boost-your-reputation-as-a-leader/#3751dbea2fa3
9 Career Talks III: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Virtual Interviewing: How Employers & Job Seekers Can Prepare”, https://workology.com/virtual-interviewing-how-employers-job-seekers-can-prepare/
10 Core Skills V: Seminar on Analytical Thinking “Analytical Skills Definition, List, and Examples” https://www.thebalancecareers.com/analytical-skills-list-2063729
11 Career Talks IV: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Video: 5 Ways to Listen better” https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ ways_to_listen_better?referrer=playlist-listen_up#t-74423
12 Core Skills VI: Seminar on Leadership Youtube Video: “Leading People and the Qualities of a Good Leader” https://youtu.be/LxYGrPmH4rY
13 Career Talks V: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Video: Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resumé” https://www.ted.com/talks/regina_hartley_ why_the_best_hire_might_not_have_the_perfect_resume
14 Core Skills VII: Seminar on Personal Brands “The First Step To Building Your Personal Brand”, https://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2012/02/14/the-first-step-to-building-your-personal-brand/#64455dd46201
15 Review of the Semester
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks None
Suggested Readings/Materials None

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
70
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
1
14
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
20
20
Final Exam
0
    Total
50

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

 To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To take necessary measures in accordance with laboratory safety and protection rules in the field of medical laboratory techniques

13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the laboratory processes and carry out activities for development

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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