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Faculty of Science
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Grao en Química
  Materials Science
Methodologies Competencies Description Qualification
Guest lecture / keynote speech A1 A3 A6 A12 A16 A25 B3 C4 Aspects that will be taken into account: extent of previous preparation, of follow-up and of active participation

"Guest lecture", "Problem solving", "seminars" and "events" will be assessed together.
Seminar A1 A3 A6 A12 B2 B3 Aspects that will be taken into account: the work done by the students, their answers, their level of knowledge and their active participation in debates with the other students .

"Guest lecture", "Problem solving", "seminars" and "events" will be assessed together.
Events academic / information A1 A24 A25 B3 C4 Aspects that will be taken into account: the conclusions that the students have extracted from these activities and that they should also refect in a written summary that they will have to present afterwards.

"Guest lecture", "Problem solving", "seminars" and "events" will be assessed together.
Laboratory practice A1 A16 A17 A20 A23 B2 B3 B4 The work done in the lab will be assessed from the point of view of: organization and security, knowledge of material and techniques, working skills, and specially degree of understanding and rationalization of observed facts on a scientific basis. The previous preparation of this work and the laboratory notebook will be also taken into account in this evaluation.
Although the grade will be based on a continuous evaluation, in particular cases the teacher can also carry out an exam.

"Laboratory practice" and "supervised projects" will be assessed together.
Problem solving A1 A3 A6 A12 A16 A24 B2 B3 Aspects that will be taken into account: the response of the students and their active participation in presencial activities. Occasionally, and if requested by the teacher, the students should submit their answers to selected questions, that can also be evaluated.

"Guest lecture", "Problem solving", "seminars" and "events" will be assessed together.
Supervised projects A1 A3 A6 A12 A16 A24 A25 B3 B4 C4 C6 In the tutoring sessions associated to the activity "Trabajos tutelados" the teacher will not only guide the students but will also evaluate all aspects related to their preparation for the work in the Lab (in fact the student will not be allowed to start the work in the Lab until he/she have done a goodenough previous preparation), for the case studies , etc.

"Laboratory practice" and "supervised projects" will be assessed together.
Mixed objective/subjective test A1 A3 A6 A12 A24 A25 C4 C6 This final exam, that will take place at the end of the semester, can contain: questions to develop, short questions, a test and problems that will be similar to those solved during the Course.
Assessment comments

The final grade will result from the addition of the following partial contributions:

- Final exam ("Prueba mixta"): up to a maximun of 6 points.

-Activities carried out during the different sessions (seminars, exercises, tutoring sessions, scientif events, etc): up to a maximum of 2 points.

-Laboratory sessions: up to a maximum of 2 points.

A minimum of 5 points will be required to pass the Materials Science subject, with the restriction that a minimum of 2.7 (over a maximum of 6) will be necessary in the final exam ("prueba mixta"), as well as a minimum of 0.8 (over a maximum of 2) in the laboratory sessions. If these minima are not achieved the studentt will fail. When a sum of more than 5 points is obtained but the minimum required mark is not reached in one of the activities, the final grade will be "Failed: 4.5 points".

As the assessment of this subject is based on a continuous evaluation model, the progression of the student throughout the semester will be taken into consideration with a maximum of 1 point.

Also, and according to this evaluation model, if the student has participated in activities whose relativeweight is more than a 25% of the total grade, he/she will be assessed.

In this same context, and 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 carry out a final exam ("prueba mixta"). Nevertheless, and in very special cases, the teacher could also include a second part concerning aspects of the Laboratory Sessions. This mark will be considered together with the others obtained during the course corresponding to the other activities (seminars, exercises, scientific events, etc.). The percentages of the different contributions will be the same as those of the former "first opportunity".

The highest grade "Matricula de Honor" will be mainly given to students that pass the subject in the "first opportunity". And it will only be given in the so-called "second opportunity" if there are still any available.

In the case of exceptional, objective and adequately justified circumstances (such as in the case of students with an academic exemption of attendance), the responsible teacher could totally or partially exempt the student from attending the continuous assessment process. In any case, this student will have to undergo a particular examination (in addition to the compulsory mixed test) that will leave no doubt about their level of knowledge, competences, abilities and skills, and that will score 20% of the overall grade.

The teaching-learning process, including assessment, refers to an academic year (this implies that each year starts a new process, including all assessment activities and procedures).

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