Open University courses for JYU degree students in 2020–2021

Degree and exchange students of the University of Jyväskylä have the opportunity to study for free JYUOpen’s online courses.

In Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 the Open University of the University of Jyväskylä offers courses free of charge to JYU degree students and exchange students.

JYUOpen is an independent institute of the University of Jyväskylä, and it offers university-level studies to everyone, mostly online.

All our courses are authentic university courses, based on the faculty curriculum. Read below more about the courses offered!

Guide to Finnish Education

Guide to Finnish Education introduce the Finnish school system from different levels of education. Themes of the course range from early childhood education to educational leadership. Registration is open until 7th of October, course stays open until 7th December.

Digitally Competent Educators

Digitally Competent Educators short learning programme consists of three study modules. The first module is Introduction to Digital Competences for Educators. The course will open on 5th October 2020.

The second module of Digitally Competent Educators is offered next time in 2021. Read more about Teaching and Learning with Digital Resources.

The third module, Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies, is for digitally advanced students. The course will open on 6th October 2020.

Please note, that if you are a degree student, you need to register to the course in Korppi, but you must also add it to your personal study plan in Sisu.

ICT in Guidance and Counselling

In the Information and Communication Technology in Guidance and Counselling online course you will learn to apply information and communication technology in the guidance process. After the course, you will be able to evaluate the opportunities and challenges for guidance of existing and emerging technologies. The next online course will open 22nd March 2021.

Instructional Design – Creating an educational media product

Instructional Design gives you skills to plan, organise, implement and evaluate a digital educational project, using different softwares. Course is for advanced students (Bachelor's degree, Master's degree) with basic knowledge of online pedagogy. The next online couse will open in Spring 2021.