Training Course in Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics
General Objectives of the CourseTo teach the astronomical theoretical and observational concepts, according to the topics covered in the official programs. Introduction to the computational technologies in the teaching of science and astronomy in the classroom.
Eligible applicants are teachers of Basic (3rd cycle) and Secondary Education.
Applicant selection will be based upon both CV analysis and personal motivations.
The admission of other applicants will be based upon both CV analysis and personal motivations.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final score of each student will be expressed quantitatively and qualitatively, on a numerical integer scale ranging from 1 to 10 (according to the documents number 3/2007 of September/2007 and number 1 of January/2008, published by the CCPFC) as follows:
Excellent – from 9 to 10 points;
Very Good – from 8 to 8,9 points;
Good – from 6,5 to 7,9 points;
Satisfactory – from 5 to 6,4 points;
Insufficient – from 1 to 4,9 points.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsTo update and to deepen theoretical and observational knowledge on Astronomy topics introduced on the programs of basic and secondary education. To develop the ability of using new computactional tools in that context.
Recognition of Prior Learningn.a.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Access to Further Studiesn.a.
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 54 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 2.0
Call for Applications (only in portuguese)
- 1st Semester
Start date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018
- 2013-01-08 a 2016-01-08