Guia docente 2022_23
Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial
Grado en Ingeniería Biomédica
 Subjects
  Technical English II
   Assessment
  Description Qualification Evaluated Competencess
Problem and/or exercise solving Evaluation of theoretical concepts and their application. Resolution of practical exercises related to the linguistic skill (Use of English) of technical English. 20 CG10
CT7
CT10
CT18
Essay Evaluation of the writing skill. 16 CG10
CT1
CT4
CT7
CT9
CT10
CT18
Objective questions exam Evaluation of the listening skill with engineering-related contents.
16 CG10
CT4
CT9
CT10
CT18
Oral exam Evaluation of the speaking skill with engineering-related vocabulary and topics. 32 CG10
CT1
CT4
CT7
CT10
CT17
CT18
Objective questions exam Evaluation of the reading skill with engineering-related topics and vocabulary. 16 CG10
CT1
CT4
CT7
CT10
CT17
CT18
 
Other comments on the Evaluation

Particular considerations

There are two assessment systems: continuous or final. The selection of a system excludes the other.

1.1. Continuous assessment

To qualify for the system of continuous evaluation, students are required to attend 80% of the total lecture hours with academic progress and participation. Students not reaching that percentage will lose this option. The assignments and tests done during the course will be worth 100 % of the final assessment for those students choosing the continuous evaluation. The non-completion of the assignments requested during the course will be counted as a zero (0.0). The assignments must be delivered or submitted by the deadlines and dates set in advance.

1.2. Final assessment (non-attendants)

Students choosing the final examination will have to take a final overall test that will take place on the official date established by the School of Industrial Engineering. To this end, students should consult the school's website, where the examination date and time are specified.

2. Subject's final grade

2.1. Continuous assessment

The final mark for this subject is calculated taking into consideration all the skills practised during the course. Therefore, each one of them is given the following weight in the final grade:

Listening: 16%

Speaking: 32%

Reading: 16%

Writing: 16%

On the other hand, the practical exercises related to the grammatical and lexical contents and to the communicative skills, and the application of linguistic contents (Use of English) will have a weight of 20% of the mark obtained. Therefore, both parts (theory and practice) will add up to 100%, being 5 (five) the required mark to pass the subject.

To pass the course through continuous assessment, it is necessary to obtain an average grade of 5 points with a minimum of 4 (out of 10) in each of the parts. If this is not the case, the final average grade of the subject will be truncated with a maximum grade of 4.5 (out of 10), even if the arithmetic average of the tests is higher.

To completely pass the course, students who obtained a mark below 4 in any of the parts on the first edition of records will have to resit the failed part(s) in an exam in July of the current academic year. If the course is not passed in the second call, students will have to resit the exam of the whole course in future calls, except for the next assessment call in September.

Continuous assessment will consider not only the relevance and appropriateness of the content of the answers, but also their linguistic correctness.

Partial or total plagiarism in any of the assignments or activities will result in an automatic fail of the subject. To claim ignorance of what plagiarism is, will not exempt students of their responsibility in this regard.

2.2. Final Assessment (non-attendants)

The final assessment is calculated as follows:

Listening: 16%

Speaking: 32%

Reading: 16%

Writing 16%

On the other hand, the practical exercises related to the grammatical and lexical contents and to the communicative skills, and the application of linguistic contents (Use of English) will have a weight of 20% of the mark obtained. Therefore, both parts (theory and practice) will add up to 100%, being 5 (five) the required mark to pass the subject.

To pass the course, it is necessary to obtain an average grade of 5 points with a minimum of 4 (out of 10) in each of the parts. If this is not the case, the final average grade of the subject will be truncated with a maximum grade of 4.5 (out of 10), even if the arithmetic average of the tests is higher.

Regarding July's test, to completely pass the course, final assessment students who obtained a mark below 4 in any of the parts on the first edition of records will have to resit the exam of the whole course in future calls, including all the skills and linguistic contents of the subject.

Final assessment will consider not only the relevance and appropriateness of the content of the answers, but also their linguistic correctness.

Partial or total plagiarism in any of the assignments or activities will result in an automatic fail of the subject. To claim ignorance of what plagiarism is, will not exempt students of their responsibility in this regard.

3. Additional considerations

3.1. During the examinations no dictionaries, notes or electronic devices (mobile phones, tablets, PCs, etc.) will be allowed.

3.2. It is students' responsibility to check all the resources in MooVi and/or their emails, as well as to be aware of examination or submission dates.

3.3. All the above-mentioned comments also pertain to Erasmus students. In the event of not being able to access MooVi, students must contact the professor to solve the problem.

3.4. Students are requested to have an adequate ethical behaviour. In case of detecting an unethical behaviour (coping, plagiarism, use of not authorized electronic devices, and others), it will be considered that the student does not meet the requirements to pass the subject. In this case, the overall grade in the current academic year will be a fail (0.0).

 

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