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Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia

Academic and Research Vice-rector


Activities guide and evaluation rubric - Task 1 –Recognition task
forum – Task 2 Pre-knowledge task

1. General description of the course

Faculty or Vicerrectoría de Relaciones Internacionales


Academic Unit
Academic Level Professional, specialization, master
Academic Field Formación interdisciplinar básica común
Course Name English 2
Course Code 90021
Course Type Methodologic - Can be yes ☐ No ☒
practical enabled
Number of Credits Select the Faculty or Academic Unit

2. Description of the activity

Numbe
Type of the Individu
☐ Collaborative ☒ r of 1
activity: al
weeks
Moment of Unit
Initial ☒ ☐ Final ☐
evaluation: Intermediate:
Evaluative score of the Delivery Environment of the activity:
activity: 25 points Monitoring and evaluation environment
Starting date of the Deadline of the activity:
st
activity: June 21 2018 June 27th 2018
Competence to develop:
 Interchange personal information within the group.
 Describe the course activities through the creation of a crossword.
 Determine personal learning objectives through the Pre-knowledge
test in order to start being aware of the personal learning process
and performance.
 Design a personal portfolio.
Topics to develop:
 Expressions to introduce yourself.
 Greetings.
 Demonstrative determiners: This/Those - There/here.
Steps, phases of the learning strategy to develop
Task-based learning. The student uses the foreign language in a
communicative context, in order to carry out a task: planning,
describing, inviting, summarizing, etc. The construction of this work, will
count with the orientation and accompaniment from the e-mediator.
Activities to develop

Stage 1: Introduce yourself and update your profile in campus.


 Upload a photograph on your profile in campus (complete face).
At the forum:
 Write a short paragraph introducing yourself (in English). Give
information related to:

Name – Age – Marital status – Hobbies – Occupation – What you
study at UNAD – Family­ Extra information you want to share.

Example:
Use the following guide to introduce yourself. You can
change it according to your personal information.

Hello everyone/Hi. My name is/I am ____________________. I am


______ years old. I was born in _____________. Now I am a student
at the _______________ Program at UNAD. I am _____________
and I work at ________________. I like ____________,
___________, __________, _____________ and __________. I live
with ____________________. I am (single/married) and have
________ children.

You can say good bye with the following expressions:


 It’s is nice to start this course with all of you!
 I hope we can do a great team.
 Hope to hear from you soon!
 Best wishes for all of you!

Stage 2: Explore the course.


 Go to the environments of the course and check the activities, links,
resources and tasks.
 According to your exploration of the course, choose 8 words related
to the course activities. Example: writing, job, agenda,
collaborative, etc.
 Create a crossword with those words. Write 8 clues for each word.
Use this link: https://crosswordlabs.com/
 Video: How to create the crossword:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knvMHiS7L-Q
 Then, post the link of your crossword in the forum. Example:
https://crosswordlabs.com/view/recognition-task2
Choose one of your partners’ crosswords and complete it. Then, post
a screenshot with the answers. Example:

Write simple and short sentences for writing the clues


(no more than 13 words). Use the following guide:

This is a __________________________
You do this ________________________
You can find this in __________________
There, you can _____________________
Stage 3: Pre-knowledge task.
Go to Evaluation environment and answer Task 2. Pre-knowledge
task, to test your English knowledge before starting the course. The
score does not affect the grade of the course.
After that, complete the following chart and post it in the forum (it can
be in Spanish):
Autoevaluación de Pre-saberes

A través de este ejercicio usted podrá identificar sus fortalezas y debilidades para el inicio del curso, con el fin
de que usted plantee estrategias de mejora en el proceso que va a iniciar en el curso de inglés 2.

¿Qué puntaje obtuvo en el Test de Pre-saberes? : _________________________

De acuerdo con los resultados obtenidos en el test de Pre-


saberes, evalúe Alto, Medio o Bajo su nivel de competencia en ALTO MEDIO BAJO
inglés.
 Soy capaz de comprender y utilizar expresiones cotidianas de uso
muy frecuente, así como frases sencillas destinadas a satisfacer
necesidades de tipo inmediato.

 Puedo presentarme a mí mismo y a otros, pedir y dar información


personal básica sobre mi domicilio, mis pertenencias y las personas
que conozco.

 Puedo relacionarme de forma elemental siempre que mi interlocutor


hable despacio y con claridad.

A continuación, verá las competencias que usted desarrollará en este curso y que están alineadas
con el Marco Común de Referencia MCER para el nivel A2.
Léalas y busque un enlace de una página web que le servirá para potenciar esas habilidades. Copie
el enlace en la casilla derecha.
 Seré capaz de comprender frases y expresiones de uso  ENLACE:
frecuente relacionadas con áreas de experiencia que son
especialmente relevantes para mí (información básica sobre mí
mismo y mi familia, compras, lugares de interés,
ocupaciones, etc.)
 Sabré comunicarme a la hora de llevar a cabo tareas simples y  ENLACE:
cotidianas que no requieran más que intercambios sencillos y
directos de información sobre cuestiones que son conocidas o
habituales para mí.
 Sabré describir en términos sencillos aspectos de mi pasado y mi  ENLACE:
entorno, así como cuestiones relacionadas con mis necesidades
inmediatas.
Estrategias de estudio y mejoramiento.
De acuerdo con el nivel actual de competencia con el cual usted inicia el curso y con las metas que
éste curso tiene, haga una búsqueda de recursos extra que le faciliten potenciar las habilidades en
inglés para el nivel 2.
¿Qué estrategia podría implementar en este curso para mejorar en los anteriores aspectos?

Busque una página web que le pueda servir para estudiar cada habilidad de inglés:

Reading:

Writing:

Listening:

Speaking:

Busque un diccionario en línea con el que se pueda apoyar a Enlace:


lo largo del curso.

Stage 4: Consolidate your Portfolio.


In a Power Point document consolidate steps 1 to 3. Use the following
template and see the example given in this link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dZnzMZEkHteC2TbR3WiXz-41r_uuGBwd/view

 Complete the checklist at the end of the Power Point presentation.

QUESTIONS YES NO

Did I upload a complete-face photograph in my profile?


Stage 1

Did I write a short paragraph introducing myself?


Did I post the screenshot of my profile in the forum?
Did I choose 8 words after checking the environments of the course?
Stage 2

Did I create the crossword?


Did I post the link of my crossword?
Did I complete the crossword of one of my partners? And posted in the forum?
Did I do the Pre-knowledge test?
Stage 3

Did I complete the self-evaluation chart?


Did I use the Power Point template?
Does the Power point presentation have 7 slides?
Don’t forget to add this chart at the end of the Power Point document and upload it
in Calaméo.
 Publish the Power Point document to Calaméo:
https://es.calameo.com/
EXAMPLE: http://es.calameo.com/read/000292572b565a6849f2a

Stage 5: Upload the final product


 Copy the link of your publication in a Word document and upload it in
the Evaluation and Monitoring Environment.
END OF THE TASK!

Environment
Collaborative environment
for the
Monitoring and evaluation environment
development
Products to Individual:
deliver by
Each activity of this task is individual. The final product
student
must be sent individually.
Collaborative:
Students construct the final portfolio through the
process they develop collaboratively.

At the end of this task, you will collect the evidence of


the task in your own Portfolio. This is a Power Point
document that you will upload in the platform Calaméo.
Follow each step, post all the activities in the forum
and get feedback from your partners and tutor.

3. General guidelines for the collaborative work

Planning of
activities for Each student has to develop each step of the task and
the post the evidence in the forum.
development
The final product must be sent in the Evaluation and
of
collaborative Monitoring Environment.
work
Roles to
perform by Each student must give feedback to one of his/her
the student partners.
in the Each student is responsible for his/her process.
collaborative
group
Roles and
responsibilit
y for the The final product must be sent in the Evaluation and
delivery of Monitoring Environment in a PDF or Word document.
products by
students
Use of
Always cite the references.
references
Plagiarism In the agreement 029 of December 13, 2013, article
policy 99, the mistakes that infringe upon the academic order,
among others, are the following: paragraph e) “To
plagiarize is to present as your own work the whole or
part of a writing, report, task or document of invention
performed by another person. It also implies the use of
cites or lack of references, or includes cites where there
is no coincidence between them and the reference” and
paragraph f)”To reproduce, or copy for profit,
educational resources or results of research products,
which have intellectual rights reserved for the
University”.

The academic punishments that the student will face


are:
a) In case of academic fraud proved in the academic
work or evaluation, the score achieved will be zero
(0.0) without leading to disciplinary measures.
b) In case of plagiarism proved in the academic work
of any nature, the score achieved will be zero (0.0),
without leading to disciplinary measures.

To know how the documents must be cited, check the


following document:
Centro de Escritura Javeriano ( ) Normas APA. Sexta
edición. Taken from
http://centrodeescritura.javerianacali.edu.co/index.php
?option=com_content&view=article&id=138:normas-
apa&catid=45:referencias-bibliograficas&Itemid=

4. Evaluation rubric

Evaluation rubric

Individual Collaborative
Activity type: ☒ ☐
Activity Activity
Moment of the Unit
Initial ☒ ☐ Final ☐
evaluation Intermediate:
Performance levels of the individual activity
Assessed Aspects Score
High score Media score Low score
Doesn’t upload
the profile. Does
Uploads profile not share the
Does not upload
picture and screenshot, do
profile, or the
interests. Shares not write the
introduction
Information the construction introduction 5
paragraph lacks
update -Stage 1 of the paragraph paragraph or points
of some
introducing does the activity
information.
his/herself. during the last
three days of the
task.
(up to 5 points) (up to 3 points) (up to 1 points)
Does not show
Creates the the process of
crossword with creation of the
the 8 words. The crossword.
clues define the Does not write 8 Does not
words of the definitions for develop the
crossword. They creating the stage or does the
don’t have more crossword. activity during
Crossword than 13 words Does not share the last three
8
construction - and use the the link of the days of the task.
points
Stage 2 pattern given in crossword in the
the guide. forum. Delivers the task
Completes one of Does not after the
his/her partners’ complete one of deadline.
crossword and his/her partners’
posts it in the crossword and
forum. posts it in the
forum.
(up to 8 points) (up to 5 points) (up to 2 points)
Does not do
some of the
following tasks: Does not do the
Complete the task, or does it
Completes the
Pre-knowledge during the last
Pre-knowledge
test. three days of the
Pre-knowledge task.
Complete the task. 8
assessment - Completes the
self-assessment points
Stage 3 self-assessment
chart. Delivers the task
chart.
Delivers the after the
activity in a deadline.
different format
or way (mail).
(Up to 8 points) (up to 5 points) (up to 2 points)
Does not do
some of the
Consolidates the following tasks:
Does not do the
portfolio in a Consolidate the
task, or does it
Power Point portfolio in a
during the last
document that is Power Point
three days of the
Portfolio uploaded in document.
task. 4
construction and Calaméo. Upload the
delivery - Stage 4 points
Shares the link of document in
Delivers the task
the portfolio. Calaméo.
after the
Answers the Share the link of
deadline.
checklist. the portfolio.
Answers the
checklist.
(Up to 4 points) (Up to 2 points) (Up to 1 point)
Final score 25 points