|Name||Introduction to Study Field|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Economics|
|Academic staff||Maija Šenfelde|
|Credit points||1.0 (1.5 ECTS)|
The course deals with the Latvian education system, RTU history, study process at the university. Learning and teaching at the university are discussed. Students get insights into the application of literature and other sources of information in the study process. The course gives an overview of economic regularities. Students acquire information on economic and regional development problems..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Study subject is to provide an understanding of the teaching and learning process organization in RTU, student responsibilities and rights, including insights into selected issues to be addressed in the major.|
To understand how the study process is organized. Able to define the key concepts - Discussion.
Able to use appropriate learning methods. Able to use e-resources in the study process and work in library - Group work.
Able to understand the nature of economic knowledge.Able to define and understand the key elements of economic growth - Discussion. Test
Acquiring knowledge about the history of RTU - Test
|Course prerequisites||Secondary education|