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Acquisition of STEM subjects in a multi level way in Primary School (grades 1 to 6). Mathematics I

Course code : PedaT178
Faculty : The Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation of the University of UL
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
12 5 7 -12

Course annotation :

The course is one of the “Multi-Level STEM Acquisition in Primary School grades 1 to 6” Modules in Mathematics I. It is based on practice-based and research-based insights. As a result of finishing the course, participant will have expanded the understanding of how to structure the curriculum in subjects, by emphasizing the necessity to create a unified understanding for the student, by focusing on the most important things, developing transversal skills and creating habits in mathematics. In classes, teachers will have the opportunity to analyze learning situations, teaching materials, discuss the change of approach to learning mathematics, engage in the exchange of professional experiences on mathematics, science and technology teaching and learning approaches that are aimed at developing transfer of students’ skills. There will be teachers' independent work between classes.

 

Acquisition of STEM subjects in a multi level way in Primary School (grades 1 to 6). Mathematics II

Course code : PedaT179
Faculty : The Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation of the University of UL
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
12 5 7 -12

Course annotation :

The course is one of the "Multilevel STEM Acquisition in Primary School grades 1 to 6" modules for Sciences I. It is focused on practice-based and research-based knowledge. When finishing the course, the participant will have expanded understanding of how structuring the curriculum in the study areas emphasizes the need to develop a unified understanding for the student, focusing on the essential, developing transversal skills, creating habits in science. In classes, educators will have the opportunity to analyze learning situations, teaching materials, discuss how to change teaching approach in natural science, to implement interdisciplinarity in their practice, to engage in the exchange of professional experiences on approaches to learning mathematics, natural sciences and technology aimed at transferring student skills among these subjects. There will be teachers' independent work between classes.

 

Acquisition of STEM subjects in a multi level way in Primary School (grades 1 to 6). Science I

Course code : PedaT180
Faculty : The Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation of the University of UL
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
12 5 7 -12

Course annotation :

The course is one of the modules of the program "Multilevel STEM Acquisition in Primary School grades 1 to 6" Mathematics II, which is based on practical and research-based knowledge, the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation at the University of Latvia (ICEI UL) developed student interest education program "Brainy laboratory". Upon finishing the course, participant will have expanded the understanding of how in the 4th-6th grade mathematical learning process it is possible for the pupil to use in depth information processing using Venna diagrams and graphs, to acquire algorithmic skills using encryption, to use numerical modelling to describe natural processes, to develop strategies and use in game creation, linking engineering design with mathematical models. In classes, teachers will have the opportunity to analyze examples of learning situations, lesson plans, do methodological tasks, engage in professional experience exchange on approaches to teaching mathematics, natural sciences and technology aimed at developing student skills. There will be teachers' independent work between classes.

 

Acquisition of STEM subjects in a multi level way in Primary School (grades 1 to 6). Science II

Course code : PedaT181
Faculty : The Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation of the University of UL
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
12 5 7

Course annotation :

The course is one of the modules of the program "Multilevel STEM Acquisition in Primary School grades 1 to 6" Sciences II, which is based on practical and research-based knowledge, developed by the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Innovation at the University of Latvia (ICEI UL) developed student interest education program "Brainy laboratory". Upon finishing the course, the participant will have broadened the understanding of how it is possible for the student to develop in depth use of research and engineering design skills in the 4th-6th grade learning process, and to form links for conducting experiments and long-term research and for linking it with engineering design. In classes, participants will have the opportunity to analyze examples of learning situations, lesson plans, do methodological tasks, engage in professional experiences on science, mathematics and technology learning approaches aimed at developing student skills. Teachers' independent work between classes is planned.

 

Administrative Offence Law and Procedure

Course code : JurZT012
Faculty : Faculty of Law
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
16 16 -16

Course annotation :

 

The aim of the study course is to provide an opportunity for employees of municipal police to obtain practically useful knowledge on administrative offence law and procedure. Students learn the most important material and procedural rules of administrative liability and problems of their application. Particular attention is dedicated to similarities and diferences of administrative liability and procedure law with criminal law and procedure.

Advanced Chinese Course

Course code : ValoT172
Faculty : Confucius Institute
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
4 6 64 64 96

Course annotation :

 

The course aims to develop advanced-level Chinese language reading and writing skills.

An idea for a successful start-up

Course code : VadZT146
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
4 6 80 42 38 80

Course annotation :

1. Objectives, tasks of the program.

Aim: To promote the realization of a viable vision of life and start a business.

Tasks:

Develop the lifelong learner's skills:

1. Understand the basic economic issues and basic business principles;

2. To characterize the types of merchants and compare the types of business;

3. To acquire, use and analyze the information necessary for starting a business to make informed, legal decisions;

4. To be guided by binding laws of the Republic of Latvia;

5. Determine business costs, product cost and price;

 

6. To promote the realization of your ideas in personal, social and professional activities.

 

An introduction to social psychiatry

Course code : MediT096
Faculty : Center of Family Health Education
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
8 6 2

Course annotation :

This is an antroductory course which allows students to acquire the main concepts about signs and outcomes of mental disorders, treatment options, ethical and legal issues in psychiatry, mental heath care in Latvia. Theoretical knowledges are applied to discuss management of case reports

 

 

Analysing and Correcting Company's Budget to Avoid Financial and Business Risks

Course code : EkonT005
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
8 8

Course annotation :

This seminar is conducted as part of ESF project "Development of Further Education Programmes on Relevant Financial Problems and their Approbation on the Employees of Economically Significant Industries".

Applications selected chapter

Course code : DatZT023
Faculty : Faculty of Chemistry
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
30 16 14

Course annotation :

The course aims to broaden students' knowledge and skills in working with office applications, as well as introduce other learning the software.

 

The course will include an examination of its word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and other applications functionality, which does not include the subject "Informatics" standards, but may be helpful in curriculum expansion and deepening, and interests of education in the classroom.

Applied Finance - Determining and Managing the Value of the Firm

Course code : EkonT028
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
65 12 53 -65

Course annotation :

The objective of the course is to improve the knowledge of upper level managers, as well as managers of structural units and projects, finance professionals, and chief accounting officers, to ensure the growth of their professional competencies and competitiveness in the labour market.

The course is useful for persons, who are just beginning their work in finance as well as for those with experience.

 

Applied Finance - the Basics of Quality Decision Making

Course code : EkonT027
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
64 12 52 -64

Course annotation :

The objective of the course is to improve the knowledge of upper level managers, as well as managers of structural units and projects, finance professionals, and chief accounting officers, to ensure the growth of their professional competencies and competitiveness in the labour market.

The course is useful for persons, who are just beginning their work in finance as well as for those with experience.

 

Applied Italian I

Course code : Valo1573
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48

Course annotation :

The course aims to develop business Italian skills required for successful communication in the business context. The topics covered are integrated in tasks and exercises which develop and enhance reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. During the course students expand their vocabulary, acquire business terminology, as well as specific aspects of language use in the business context, develop grammatical competence, with special emphasis on formality in communication, adapt business Italian writing style and knowledge of Italian business culture and traditions to pursue an effective exchange of information in the professional environment. Throughout the course students research current events of the Italian economy, trade and entrepreneurship, retrieving the latest information from the media and the Internet.

 

Applied statistics with R

Course code : Mate1141
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 128

Course annotation :

This course provides introduction to data analysis that will help students within their scientific research, bachelor and master thesis preparation. Carrying out any research, it is necessary to gather, process and analyze data. Within this course, the basic statistical concepts will be introduced and data analysis typical for various fields based on real world data examples.

 

The R software will be used as the data analysis platform, which is one of the most popular tools for statistical analysis and data visualization nowadays, both for research and commercial use in various fields (biology, medicine, social science, text analysis, finance etc.). In this course it will be shown how to import, visualize and analyze data with statistical methods in the R program. This is essentially a course focused on applied statistics, beginning with the preprocessing of data, descriptive statistics and leading to practical application of various statistical methods.

 

This course requires no prerequisites and is designed for students of any study field, especially for those, who do not have statistics or data analysis courses in their study program.

 

 

 

 

 

Arab Culture and Traditions

Course code : SDSK5129
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
4 6 64 56 8 96

Course annotation :

The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of Arab culture and traditions, focusing on the practical aspects of intercultural communication. The course contains an overview of the basic concepts of Arabic culture in general and the influence of various social, political, and economical factors on the preservation of Arab lifestyle and traditions. The course introduces the students to the diversity in the Arab world, the interaction of social, ethnic, and religious groups, and the influence of these groups on the culture and politics. Along with the historical overview of the topics, the course includes an analysis of current events, in particular, related to intercultural, inter-religious and intra-religious conflicts in the Europe and the Middle East.