Horizontal and vertical coordination

The Telecommunications Engineering Degree Council is in charge of teaching the Degree. Among its tasks are:

  1. To Submit to the Faculty's Teaching Organization Committee issues related with the validity of the curriculum and, when necessary, to submit proposals for its reform.
  2. To ensure the correct application of the curriculum, verifying the coherence between the content of the subjects, the training activities, the evaluation activities and the workload of the students.
  3. To ensure the correct progress of the student in the acquisition of competences, using the tools for monitoring the learning process offered by the University.
  4. To guide students in their teaching curriculum and future employability options, addressing personal tutoring problems when necessary.

In order to ensure the best coordination and track the teaching of the courses, the Degree Council has a Title Academic Committee with the aim of avoiding overlaps or gaps in content, as well as to monitor compliance with schedules and other functions in line with the Quality Assurance System (QAS). Within the regulatory framework established by the ETSIIT Internal Regulations, the Title Commission is regulated by the Council and has representatives of all the interest groups, as indicated by the Quality Assurance System.

  • Its general functions are:
  1. To coordinate the development of the Title.
  2. To analyze, within the framework of the Degree Council, the results of the study plan indicated by the Quality Assurance System.
  3. To establish homogeneous evaluation criteria and resolve conflicts that may arise in this regard.
  4. To carry out any task entrusted by the Degree Council or the Teaching Commission of the Centre regarding the management of the Degree.
  • Its specific functions are:

At the beginning of the semester:

  1. To plan the academic organization of the professors for the semester.
  2. To plan the dedication -coordinated and balanced- of the student (foreseeing the dedication in both the school and non-school hours): hours of theory, exercises, practices, or projects to be carried out.
  3. To coordinate the different assessment systems in the subjects and inform the students about them.

Throughout the semester:

  1. To meet periodically with the team of teachers of the degree to verify if the forecasts have been fulfilled and to propose actions for improvement.
  2. To define the evaluation criteria to be applied
  3. To ensure that the planned teaching is carried out.
  4. To ensure that the evaluation of students is carried out according to agreed criteria.

At the end of the semester:

  1. To assess the teaching development of the semester: analyze the problems appeared and propose improvement actions to be presented to the Title Council and the Center Board.
  2. To analyze the rate of return and success of the semester, and the accumulated data. If necessary, propose improvement actions.
  3. To supervise students (through surveys or meetings with some of them) on the level of satisfaction with the development of the semester, and report the results to the Title Council and School Board.
  4. To analyze the strengths and weaknesses pointed out by the students and propose improvement actions to be presented to the Board of Trustees.