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Grao en Química
  General Chemistry 2
Methodologies Competencies Description Qualification
Seminar A1 A4 A5 A10 A12 A14 A21 B2 Students must work before hand the contents treated in the seminar. They must also work on these contents after these sessions. They have to paid attention during the seminars and concentrate on the concepts been analysed.
Students' work would be evaluated through short questions or problem solving performed sporadically.
Laboratory practice A3 A5 A14 A16 A23 A24 B3 B4 C1 C3 C6 The laboratory work of the student will be considered, including the plannig of experiments and their development, the critical analysis of the results obtained, the ability to extract generalisations and obtain conclusions, etc. At the same time, skills such as initiative, communication etc, will have take into consideration. Also the quality of the work performed will be evaluated.
Students must fill a lab book following teachers' indications. This lab book will be delivered before the fixed deadline. Only in exceptional, justified situations, lab books delivered after the deadline will be considered.
Mixed objective/subjective test A1 A3 A4 A5 A10 A12 A14 A21 B2 B3 Every student must do a test where their problem solving ability will be evaluated. Also concepts and short description capabilities will be evaluated. Time allocated to do this test will be indicated at the beginning of it.
Assessment will consider the knowledge reflected in this test, but also the quality of the results obtained.
Assessment comments

*Attendance to practical demonstrations is mandatory to successfully pass the subject.

*A final mark of at least 5 out of 10 (3.5 out of 7) is required in the mixed objective/subjective test. This mark will be added to the other evaluated methodologies to get the final mark.

* To pass the course, the final qualification has to be equal to or greater than 5 (out of a possible 10).  If the addition of all the marks obtained in the course is equal to or greater than 5 (out of 10), but the mark achieved in the mixed objective/subjective test is less than 5, the final qualification in the subject will be 4.5 (fail).

* Any student who has attended the practical sessions or the final exam will be assessed.

* According to the rules contained in “Probas de Avaliación e Actas de Cualificación de Grao e Mestrado”, the so-called “second opportunity of July” is understood as a second opportunity to retake the final written exam. The mark of  this second exam will be considered together with the others obtained during the course, corresponding to the other activities. The
percentages of the different contributions will be the same as those of the former "first opportunity".

* Mark Honors: priority is given in the first opportunity (January). Honors may only be granted in July if their number have not be exhausted in January final qualifications.

Part-time students:

The same evaluation criteria listed above are applied.

Students with special academic permission (according to the rules of the UDC):

The same evaluation criteria listed above are applied, but it´s not mandatory the attendance to the classroom lectures and seminars.

It is compulsory to attend computer practical sessions. It will be tried to fit the dates to the student's availability.

The final grade will be the sum of 20% of the mark obtained in the
practical sessions and 80% of the mark obtained in the mixed test. The same criteria will be applied to both opportunities.

Students who has not attended the final exam will be assessed as "non attendance".

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