*)N.B. if there are students who do not speak Portuguese the language is English.
The Instrumentation Seminar is a discipline in which the student must do research about an Instrumentation theme and make a written and oral report on this subject. Students should research literature and consult with experts from organizations outside the Department of Physics. They will also make a communication for non-specialists.
More developed skills: Competence in information research. Competence in information management. Competence in communication with other specialists. Competence in communication with non-specialists.
The program will depend on the area of instrumentation chosen for the seminar. It is required that the student addresses the state of the art at least one specific area.
Generic skills to reach
. Competence in analysis and synthesis; . Knowledge of a foreign language; . Competence in information management; . Competence in understanding the language of other specialists; . Research skills; . Competence in oral and written communication; . Using the internet as a communication medium and information source; . Critical thinking; . Competence in autonomous learning; . Adaptability to new situations; (by decreasing order of importance)
Teaching hours per semester
total of teaching hours
Sseminar or study visit
Bibliography of reference
Literatura científica e técnica adequadas ao tema. Manuais de utilização de aparelhos e notas de especificação de fabricantes. Material de promoção e divulgação comercial de aparelhos e sistemas.
System of continuous assessment - the teacher must support the student regularly and him/her must provide regular information on the progress, and on the elements and people consulted.
Acesso a Biblioteca e a meios de consulta com acesso à internet . Outros dependentes do trabalho a desenvolver.