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Towards innovative digitalization

Did you know that by 2020 the use of mobile devices is likely to rise close to three billion? In Finland, for instance, the average age for digital gamers is around 40 years. Globally, there is a growing need to develop innovative, digital working methods in social and health care sector utilizing gamification and various mobile methods to meet the evolving needs of todays’ clients and the working life. At the same time, professionals need to understand the questions, threats and possibilities brought by digitalization.

The master level Summer School organized by the School of Health and Social Studies focuses on building expertise in digitalization in health care and social services. During the intensive week participants also have the opportunity to test and try digital tools to gain knowledge and ideas how to apply digital methods in their field of expertise.

Course content
  • Digitalization in the health care and social services sector
  • Digital methods (i.e. mobile methods, gamification) and their deployment in working life
  • Effects and potentialities of digitalization and reflecting on the research evidence in a critical manner
  • Information security and privacy protection in digital services
  • Learning methods: lectures, small group work, testing and trials

Programme

Please find below the preliminary course programme.

Digital Expertise_Summer School Programme_2019.pdf

Administration fee

€ 300/student for Jamk partners. Administration fee includes course programme, administration and tutoring.

Accommodation

Jyväskylä offers different types of accommodation to suit varying preferences and budgets. Below you will find some recommendations with Summer School rates. Please note that the rates are subject to availability.

Forenom Hostel Jyväskylä

Stay of over 3 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 54€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 70€/night

Stay of over 7 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 50€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 65€/night

Stay of over 14 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 45€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 60€/night

Rates include bedsheet, cleaning at the end of the stay and wi-fi connection. Also spa and sauna is in free use during the stay. Reservations are to be send via email to reservations@forenom.com and let Forenom know the reservation code/information JAMK Summer School 2019/San José State University to get the Jamk Summer School rates.

Omena Hotel Jyväskylä

Discount codes:

ENNAKKO7 if you are reserving the room 7 days before the arrival / -5% discount

ENNAKKO14 if you are reserving the room 14 days before the arrival / -10% discount

ENNAKKO30 if you are reserving the room 30 days before the arrival / -15% discount

Other hotels / hostels in Jyväskylä

Insurance

JAMK does not provide any insurance. Students coming to JAMK from abroad must take adequate insurance covering:

  • medical
  • liability
  • property
  • accident
  • repatriation in case of accidental death

If you are travelling outside of Finland as well, be sure that your insurance is valid in the countries you are visiting. It would be a good idea to check if your vaccinations are up to date (Tetanus etc.).

Contact information

Punna Mari

Punna Mari

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Terveysala, Health Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400226025
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Degrees:
MSc, Doc Candidate, RN
Raitio Katja

Raitio Katja

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Terveysala, Health Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400976767

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