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Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia

Academic and Research Vice-rector


Activity 1: Recognition Forum – Guide and Rubric

1. General description of the course

School or Vicerrectoría de Relaciones Internacionales


Academic Unit
Level of Technical-Technological-Professional-Master
formation
Field of Formation Common Basic Interdisciplinary formation
Course name English 3
Course code 90121
Type of course Methodological Can it Yes ☐ No ☒
be
retaken
Number of credits 2

2. Descriptions of the activity

Type of Number of
Individual ☒ Collaborative ☐ 1
activity: weeks
Moment of Intermedia,
Starting ☒ ☐ Final ☐
evaluation: unit:
Delivery Environment: Monitoring
Evaluation score: 25 points
and Evaluation
Starting date: June 21st, 2018 Closing date: June 27th, 2018
Competence to develop:
Reading skill: The students read and understand in detail short texts
about their discipline and actual topics.
Topics to develop:
Basic information, Verb To Be, Present simple, Daily routines, Likes and
dislikes, Hobbies.
Phases, steps or stages of learning strategy to develop
Activity 1 y 2 : Recognition Forum & Preknowledge Quiz
Activities to develop
Part 1: Update your “Profile” and send the screenshot. Present the Act.
2 : Preknowledge Quiz and send the screenshot.

Part 2: Record an audio with your personal presentation including


name, age, program you study, city where you live, favorite genre of
music and movie, sport, food, and activities you usually do in your free
time. Besides, you must talk briefly about why the English is so
important nowadays.

Part 3: Answer the following questions:


a. How many activities are there in the Intermediate Evaluation of
our virtual room? Mention their names.
b. Why is it so important to check and accept the “Rules and
Conditions for Course Development”?
c. Where can you find the Internal mail and how can it help you?
d. How many topics are there in the Unit 1? Mention the topics
that belong to Unit 1.
e. Explain with your own words the aim of the link Synchronic
meeting via webconference.
Environments
to its Collaborative Learning – Monitoring and Evaluation
development
Individual:
Part 1: Send your profile’s screenshot; you need to
upload your photo and send the screenshot of the
Preknowledge.

Products to
submit by the
student

Part 2: Send the audio introducing yourself. You can


use any tool or software to record but it must be a
MP3/4 file (SVRecorder is an option).

Part 3: Send the answers in the Recognition Forum


(Collaborative Learning Environment).

Send the final product including points 1, 3, 4 and 5


in a PDF file whose name is
Recognition_Name_goupnumber. It must be sent at
Monitoring and Evaluation Environment.

Collaborative:
Part 4: Make two (2) comments about your partners’
answers making corrections if necessary.

Part 5: Each student provides two (2) ideas answering


the following question and supporting his opinion:
 How can you take advantage of Internet to learn
a foreign language like English?

Sum up all the ideas provided by the students.


General guidelines of the collaborative work for developing
the activity

 Reading carefully the activity guide.

 Sending meaningful and appropriate contributions


Planning
on time.
activities to
develop the
 Developing homeworks and assignments required in
collaborative
this activity.
work
 Checking continuously times according to the
Course agenda and activity guides.
Roles to
perform by
No role must be performed by the students in this
the student
activity.
in the
collaboative
group
Collector: Articulate the contributions of all the
participants of the collaborative group in order to
consolidate the final paper; including only those who
took part of the whole process.

Reviewer: To verify that the final paper and process


Roles and meet all the requirements established by the teacher.
responsibiliti
es to Evaluator: To verify that the final paper meets the
produce the criteria established by the rubric. The evaluator must
submitions inform the group about any corrections or adjustments
by the regarding the quality of the document.
students
Submissions: To keep track and inform the group
about the submission time, upload the final paper on
time, using the link provided by the teacher or
established by the activity guide. To notify the group
members the final paper was submitted.

Alerts: To notify all the group members about changes


or news related to the submission or elaboration of the
final paper. To notify the teacher through the
collaborative forum and the course mail that the final
paper was submitted.
It is necessary to use the APA standards in order to
Use of
provide a bibliography of the sources cited in the
references
document.
According to Dictionary Real Academia Española
“Plagiarism is the action of substantially copying other
people's works, presenting them as own creation."
Therefore, plagiarism is a serious offense; academically
speaking it is equivalent to theft. A student who
plagiarizes does not take his education seriously, and
does not respect the intellectual work of others.

There is no small plagiarism. Using any portion of


another person's work, without acknowledging the
author or source is plagiarism. Now, it is evident that
we all take some ideas from others when it comes to
presenting ours, and that our knowledge is based on
someone else’s knowledge. But when we rely on the
Plagiarism
work of others, academic honesty requires that we
policy
explicitly announce the fact that we are using an
external source, either by citing or by paraphrasing
(these terms will be defined below). When we cite or
paraphrase, we clearly identify our source, not only to
give recognition to its author, but also to allow the
reader to look up in a reference text.

There are some academic events in which it is not


acceptable to quote or paraphrase others’ work. For
instance, if a teacher assigns his or her students a task
in which they are clearly required to answer using their
own ideas and words, then the student should not
consider external sources regardless if they are
properly referenced.
4. Evalution Rubric

Evaluation Rubric
Individual
Type of activity: ☒ Collaborative ☐
activity
Intermedia,
Moment of evaluation Initial ☒ ☐ Final ☐
unit
Performance levels of the individual activity
Item Score
High score Media score Low score
You participated
You participated You did not
partially in the forum
Participation in actively in the forum participate
sending some
the forum sending appropriate in the 5 points
contributions regarding
contributions. forum.
the required work.
(Up to 5 points) (Up to 3 points) (0 points)
You did not
send the
You sent your You updated your
screenshot
screenshot showing profile partially on
Updating of showing
your profile updated campus according to 5 points
profile your profile
on virtual campus. the sreenshot.
updated on
campus.
(Up to 5 points) (Up to 3 points) (0 points)
You sent the audio
You did not
You sent the audio introducing yourself
send the
introducing yourself. but it is not complete
Personal audio
Your pronunciation or you had some 5 points
presentation introducing
and fluency are well. pronunciation
yourself.
mistakes.
(Up to 5 points) (Up to 3 points) (0 points)
You developed
You did not
You answered all partially the questions
answer the
the questions established in the
questions
Answering the established in the activity guide; however
given in the 5 points
questions activity guide there are some
activity
appropriately. problems related to the
guide.
use of language.
(Up to 5 points) (Up to 3 points) (0 points)
You submitted the
You sent the final You did not
whole final paper in
paper in PDF but you sent the
Presentation of PDF in the correct
did not send it in the final paper 5 points
the final paper environment with a
correct environment. in PDF.
good presentation.
(Up to 5 points) (Up to 3 points) (0 ps)
25
Final score
points