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Higher Technical University College of Architecture
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Grao en Estudos de Arquitectura
  Introduction to Architecture
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Identifying Data 2020/21
Subject (*) Introduction to Architecture Code 630G02005
Study programme
Grao en Estudos de Arquitectura
Descriptors Cycle Period Year Type Credits
Graduate 1st four-month period
First Obligatory 6
Teaching method Face-to-face
Department Proxectos Arquitectónicos, Urbanismo e Composición
Alonso Pereira, Jose Ramón
Abelleira Doldán, Miguel A.
Alonso Pereira, Jose Ramón
Blanco Lorenzo, Enrique Manuel
Caridad Graña, Juan Antonio
Río Vázquez, Antonio Santiago
Web http://http://iala.udc.es/
General description Initial course at the School of Architecture, first term of studies, which wants to beging training future architects attending to the tripple support: reflective, projectual and constructive of architecture. Inside of it, Introduction to Architecture is a compulsory subject within the projectual block responsible for awakening or increase the interest in Architecture and its own being, aproaching the concept from Theory and History and working on analytical skills, critical sense and logical development of the student in this amazing field, from the city to the basic design as own territory of Architecure.
Contingency plan In the event of new exceptional circumstances motivated by the COVID-19 Pandemic, which prevent the expected fact-to-face teaching, we will move from this to the non-face-to-face teaching methodology based on the ICT support provided by the University. The ICT tools, provided by the University, will be used, especially Moodle, Teams and email for communication with students. 1. Modifications to the contents. None. In the event of a contingency, the necessary measures will be adopted to guarantee the quality of the teaching and the integrity of the contents. No changes will be made to the contents. 2. Methodologies *Teaching methodologies that are maintained. All of them are maintained, moving the teaching mode to a total or parcial non-face-to-face way. *Teaching methodologies that are modified. There are no plans to modify teaching methodologies 3. Mechanisms for personalized attention to students. The mechanisms of personalized attention to the students will use the University platforms indicated above: Moodle, Microsoft Teams and Institutional Email. Temporalization: that established according to the academic calendar and schedule set by the center at the beginning of the course. 4. Modifications in the evaluation. None. Those criteria that imply attendance and face-to-face teaching will be removed. This principle will be valid temporally from the moment there is an instruction to apply this Contingency Plan. The rest of the evaluation maintained. For students with justified difficulties it will be possible to find personalized and alternative solutions. 5. Modifications to the bibliography or webgraphy. The bibliography proposed for the subject is maintained. Those texts, fragments of texts or other material, whose knowledge is essential to pass the subject, will be uploaded to the Institutional file exchange platforms.
(*)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.
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