Course name Videos and Digital Stories Demonstrating Competence
Course date 01.09.2022 - 31.05.2023
Institution Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB
Teacher Markus Aalto
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 01.04.2023
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OPEN UAS Enrolment

Videos and Digital Stories Demonstrating Competence

01.09.2022 - 31.05.2023

Course description


  • The student understands the importance of demonstrating competence for one’s own studies and career development.
  • Students become familiar with the basics and examples of storytelling through their own research, experimentation and assignments.
  • The student is able to use the applications and publishing channels needed to make and share digital stories and videos.
  • The student makes his / her own publication, demonstrating his / her skills through digital storytelling and / or video and publishes it either in public or distributed only to the targeted persons.


  • How do I publish my expertise in a controlled way?
  • Demonstrating competence – what does it mean in practice and for this course?
  • Storytelling – how does it relate to demonstrating skills?
  • Image processing with modern browser and mobile applications.
  • Basics of Video Editing.
  • Digital Stories.
  • Exercise: Demonstrating one’s own skills.

Assessment criteria

The student demonstrates mastery of the stated goals through the assigned learning tasks and assignments.

Course way of working and time table

Self-study online course. The course is non-stop, so you can join at any time. However, the studies must be completed by May 31, 2023.

Course info

A computer connected to the Internet or an iPad / Android pad is essential.