The aim of this course is to provide the students with basic knowledge on crystalline solid-state-matter, its structure and symmetry. Also, an important part of this course is focused on the natural processes that lead to the formation of minerals and on the recognition of common minerals based on some of their properties.
1. Modifications to the contents
No changes in the contents will be considered
*Teaching methodologies that are maintained
*Teaching methodologies that are modified
Laboratory sessions (they will be cancelled, and the assessment of their contents will be incorporated to the problem-solving activities).
3. Mechanisms for personalized attention to students
E-mail. Daily It will be used to answer questions and doubts, and to schedule virtual meetings to check the development of the projects.
Moodle. Daily. As a function of the students' needs. It contains mailing lists where to induce discussions on some relevant topic.
Teams: 2 synchronous sessions per week with big groups, and one synchronous session per week with each small group. The Teams sessions will be scheduled in the hours that have been assigned to the course by the Faculty.
4. Modifications in the evaluation
Laboratory sessions.- Their contribution to the final grade is eliminated, and the corresponding percentage will be added to the problem-solving activities. The percentage of the mixed test is reduced to 40%. Therefore the percentage of the activities included in the assessment will be the following:
Mixed test (40%)
Problem solving (60%)
The same observations included in this teaching guide will apply, with the exception of those regarding the compulsory presence of the students in the activities. The rules of presenciality will apply only to those sessions prior to the cancellation of the activities at the faculty.
5. Modifications to the bibliography or webgraphy
There are no modifications in the bibliography or webgraphy.
(*)The teaching guide is the document in which the URV publishes the information about all its courses. It is a public document and cannot be modified. Only in exceptional cases can it be revised by the competent agent or duly revised so that it is in line with current legislation.