Thesis tutorial

lmat2997  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Thesis tutorial
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
2 credits
15.0 h
Adrioueche Ahmed; Dos Santos Santana Forte Vaz Pedro;
Listening comprehension and oral expression in English: level B1 of the Common EuropeanFramework of Referencefor Languages (course LANG1863 or equivalent course).
Main themes
Assessment may take different forms, to be established by the teachers at the beginning of the course. It may be based on any possible presentations by students during the course, but it may also be supplemented by a piece of work to be submitted after the end of the course or by a more traditional oral examination. In the case of work to be submitted or of an oral examination, students may choose the language (English or French).

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Contribution of the course to learning outcomes in the Master in Mathematics programme. By the end of this activity, students will have made progress in: 
- The clarity, the precision and the rigour within communication activities, to be able to
-- structure an oral presentation and adapt it to the listener's level of understanding.
-- Communicate in english in the context of a discussion of a topic in mathematics.
- The atittude of autnomous learning.
Learning outcomes specific to the course. By the end of this activity, students will be able to: 
- Give an oral presentation
- Choose important elements and adapt to constraints (nature of the audience, time available)
- Structure an oral presentation, keep the audience's attention, adapt teaching aids to the content
- Give appropriate answers to questions

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
Tutorials are the main teaching method. Students are asked to prepare and give a presentation in English on a subject closely related to their work in the Master's dissertation.
Students' preparatory work is closely observed by teachers through individual tutorial sessions.
Evaluation methods
Assessment of the oral presentation will take into account the following elements:
 - Attention paid to the necessary prerequisites for understanding the material
- Suitability of teaching aids used (board, powerpoint slides)
- Clarity of the argument and structure of the presentation
- Presentation of a number of methods or techniques in the field
- Relevance of answers to questions
- Expression in English
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Mathematics