Training Course in Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics
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Non Degree Course
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.
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.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Access to Further Studiesn.a.
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.
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).
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.
- Study Programme
1st SemesterStart date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd SemesterStart date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018
CCPFC/ACC-73158/13 - CCPFC
Conselho Científico-Pedagógico de Formação ContínuaPeríodo(s)
- 2013-01-08 a 2016-01-08