Gradia, Norssi → JAMK

Instructions for cross-institutional studies

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Orientation studies (1–2 ECTS credits) have been designed for secondary stage students, in particular.

1 credit = about 27 hours of work
2 credits = about 54 hours of work
2 credits = one upper secondary school course

The contribution needed includes online and contact teaching as well as independent working. Studies mainly take place online.

As an upper secondary school student or a vocational college student, you can access

  • Orientation studies which allow you to learn more about studying at an institute of higher education and about a field or subject that interests you. Orientation studies (1–2 ECTS credits) have been designed for secondary stage students, in particular. Studies mainly take place online.
  • As a Gradia upper secondary school student, you will also have the chance to take part in the studies at an institute of higher education during the Korkeakouluviikko event (Higher Education Week).

Korkeakoulupolku JAMKiin 

Sinä ammattiin opiskeleva, joka haluat jatkaa samalla alalla JAMKissa: laajemmat korkeakoulupolkuopinnot saattaisivat kiinnostaa sinua, lue lisää korkeakoulupolkuopinnoista

After you have found an interesting study unit in the EduFutura online course catalogue

Upper secondary school students (Gradia and ‘Norssi’): Book an appointment with the guidance counsellor through Wilma. In the meeting, make sure that the EduFutura higher education studies you are planning are suitable for you and enrol in the studies together. Use your student e-mail for registration and choose “degree student” as your student type when providing background information.

Vocational student: Book an appointment with the EduFutura coordinator or your group counsellor.  . In the meeting, make sure that the EduFutura higher education studies you are planning are suitable for you and enrol in the studies together. Use your student e-mail for registration and choose “degree student” as your student type when providing background information.

Ammatillisen koulutuksen EF-koordinaattorit

Gradia Jämsä, kaikki alat:
Risto-Matti Koskinen

Liiketoiminta ja yrittäjyys:
Minna Paavilainen

Logistiikka, rakennusala ja kone- ja tuotantotekniikka:
Janne Kaija

Matkailu- sekä ravintola- ja cateringalat: Mira Ahtila

Musiikki:
Mia Kärkkäinen

Sosiaali- ja terveysala:
Anu Nieminen

Sosiaali- ja terveysala, liikunta-ala, Gradia Jyväskylä + yhteiset tutkinnon osat:
Markus Rämä

Muut alat: Mira Ruth-Viitanen

Ota yhteyttä: etunimi.sukunimi@gradia.fi

You will study in JAMK’s learning environment

Before your studies start, you will receive a student letter via e-mail. The letter hase.g. a confirmation of the start of your studies, information about the study schedule and contact persons. In the letter, you will be instructed to take the steps described below before starting your studies. NOTE! The student letters are often directed to junk mail, so please also remember to check the junk mail folder in your inbox and mark the message as not-junk.

You will study in JAMK’s learning environment

Check out the guide to new users and especially the Vetuma instructions on how to apply for user credentials. Get your personal login and password from the Vetuma service. You need online banking credentials or a mobile certificate to log into Vetuma. If you do not have these, please contact: avoinamk@jamk.fi. The user login of new students is in the format AA + four numbers. If you have previously studied in JAMK’s open university, your user login will remain the same (letter + four numbers). You can access all JAMK systems with your user login.

Learn more about JAMK systems

  1. Test your IT skill level and read through the new student’s digital guide.
  2. Find out more about the online environments used at JAMK.
  3. Login to the Student’s desktop in Peppi (“Pakki”) using your credentials. The desktop shows you your own information as well as the schedule for potential contact teaching (Click the My courses button in the calendar).
  4. Go and read your JAMK e-mail (O365, Outlook). Your e-mail address will be in the format studentnumber(a)student.jamk.fi 

Dive into your studies!

Join in the studies according to the schedule. Distance learning is mostly done via Optima or Moodle online learning environments.

You can access the online environment with your JAMK login. The workrooms for the study units will open when the studies start. If the study unit will be implemented in Optima, the online learning environment can be accessed via https://optima.jamk.fi.

If the study unit will be implemented in Optima, the online learning environment can be accessed via https://moodle.jamk.fi/.  Your Moodle login will be automatically activated when you are approved as a student for the study period. Log in to Moodle. If you cannot see your study unit in the learning environment right away, sign out and then log in again. Your course should become visible to you in Moodle within two days, at the latest.

Reward yourself for your new competence!

When you have completed your study unit, the course and its grade will be recorded in JAMK’s system. After this, it has to be transferred to the records of your own institute.

Transferring study credits

Study credits are transferred via the national Koski service: https://koski.opintopolku.fi/koski/

Instructions for transferring your study credit:

  1. Click ‘Login’ and use your preferred authentication method to confirm your identity.
  2. Click ‘Continue to the service’. Select ‘Share study credit information’.
  3. Check the box of the study unit you wish to transfer and click ‘Share the selected studies’.
  4. The service will give you a link for sharing the credits, click ‘Copy link’ (If necessary: ‘Allow access’).

The link will be copied onto your clipboard, from here you can attach it to your e-mail. Send the e-mail to your EduFutura coordinator, who will give you further instructions on how to include the credit in your records.

You have now completed a study unit at an institute of higher education!

Congratulations – You have now completed a study unit of higher education 😊 In the future, if you apply for an EduFutura institute of higher education (JAMK, JYU), you can also include this study unit in your higher education degree studies. If you apply for another institute of higher education, remember to report the completed study unit to their records, too.