Histology

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Histology

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Pre-Dental

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    5
  • Overview

    GENERAL GOALS
    ? That the students acquire the knowledge of the structure of tissues, especially in the area of oral as components of the stomatognathic system, in health.
    ? The student must assimilate and handle the concepts of tissue, organs and systems, as well as the origin and functions of histological structures.
    ? Must be able to relate this knowledge to other disciplines such as biology, biochemistry, Physiology, etc.
    ? Acquire the handling capacity of the instrumental and discover the techniques common in histology laboratories.
    ? Be able to identify tissues and organs, and their microscopic components.
    ? Acquire the capacity for observation and description.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    R1 Acquisition of knowledge of the structure of tissues, especially in the area of oral as components of the Stomatognathic system
    R2 Relate this knowledge to other disciplines such as biology, biochemistry, Physiology, etc.
    R3 Acquire the handling capacity of the instrumental and discover the techniques common in histology laboratories.
    R4 Acquire the capacity for observation and description

    PRACTICAL LEARNING OUTCOMES
    RP1 Be able to identify tissues and organs, and its microscopic component.
    RP2 Acquire the capacity for observation and description

    SYSTEM FOR ASSESSING THE ACQUISITION OF THE COMPETENCES: GRADING

    Assesment Tool
    Attendance and participation The teacher assesses the participation, involvement and progression of acquiring knowledge and skills of the student during classroom and curriculum practices.
    LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSED
    R1,R2,R3,R4,RP1,RP2
    Allocated Percentage
    5%

    Assesment Tool
    Works and oral presentations The student, individually or in groups, made a subject of review or investigation and submits it in writing for evaluation by the teacher.
    The student develops through an oral presentation, supported or not media, theme, or work commissioned by the teacher. At the end of exposure the teacher or the audience can ask questions.
    LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSED
    R1,R2,R3,R4,RP1,RP2
    Allocated Percentage
    10%

    Assesment Tool
    Multiple-choice test Multiple choice exam with one of five possible correct answer. Lets meet at greater length the contents acquired by the student.
    LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSED
    R1,R2,R3,R4,RP1,RP2
    Allocated Percentage
    70%

    Assesment Tool
    Practical exam The student faces a test in which to demonstrate its practical application by the acquisition of certain knowledge.
    LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSED
    RP1,RP2
    Allocated Percentage
    15%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.