Rector’s Regulation No. 35/20 on the organization of classes at the Kielce University of Technology using distance learning methods and techniques.
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Regulation No. 35/20 of the Rector of the Kielce University of Technology dated 24 March 2020 on the organization of classes at the Kielce University of Technology using distance learning methods and techniques,
based on Article. 23 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (i.e., Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended) in connection with the ordinances of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 11 March 2020 and 23 March 2020 on temporary limitation of the functioning of some entities of the higher education and science system in relation to the prevention and combating COVID-19 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 405 as amended and item 511) orders, what follows:
- In connection with the cancellation of teaching activities on the University premises (suspension of classes with direct participation of students) steps are taken as follows:
1) employees are obliged to carry out classes being part of:
- a) full-time and part-time studies,
- b) doctoral studies and doctoral school education,
- c) post-graduate studies and other forms of education,
using methods and techniques of distance learning, hereinafter referred to as remote form of classes;
2) students, doctoral students, participants of post-graduate studies and other forms of education (hereinafter collectively referred to as students) are obliged to participate in the classes specified in point 1.
- The obligation specified in point. 1 does not apply to classes the nature of which does not allow to be carried out remotely. The list of these classes is determined by the head of the given form of education, i.e. the dean, headmaster of the doctoral school, head of doctoral studies and head of the CKU respectively.
- The Regulation does not apply to classes carried out as part of the activities of the Open University and Children’s University of Technology.
- Classes conducted remotely are treated as accomplished classes, as long as they lead to the achievement of assumed learning outcomes, subject to § 3 point 4 and 5.
- The decision on how to implement classes that cannot be conducted remotely will be taken at a later date.
- Those in charge of a given form of education are obliged to monitor the implementation of classes conducted remotely in their units.
- The Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Teaching, and the persons referred to in point 1 and those who conduct classes are committed to inform students about the need to participate in classes conducted remotely.
- During the suspension of classes with direct participation of students, no restrictions apply in terms of the number of ECTS points obtained as part of education with the use of methods and techniques of distance education specified in study programs.
- It is allowed to change the conditions of passing classes conducted remotely. Changes should be made in agreement with the students.
- Teachers conducting the classes in the remote form are required to organize them using the remote communication toosl of their choice (e.g. Webex, Moodle, Microsoft Teams, email, Skype, etc.).
- Students should be immediately informed about the form of remote communication taken via the USOSweb system.
- In the case of on-line classes, a teacher should in advance inform students about the date of classes and about the remote platform being used for teaching.
- Employees are obliged to supply documentary evidence of the classes to have been carried out. The form of documentary evidence should be sufficient to confirm unquestionably the actual performance of the classes.
- Those conducting classes in a remote form are obliged to submit those evidence as stated in point 4 after the classes are completed. The template of the documentary evidence form is set in Annex 1 to this Regulation. Successful submitting of the documentary evidence is a condition for the salary to be paid.
- All materials sent electronically to students by teachers should be used in accordance with the recommendations of the teachers.
- Students are required to keep track of the information provided by the USOS system, electronic mail, PŚk (KUT) website and the University social media.
- Students are obliged to report through their representatives (e.g. Faculty/ University Council of Students Government) to the appropriate person in charge of the given form of education (i.e. Faculty Dean, Doctoral school Director, etc.) in case of failure to organise the remote form of classes.
This Regulation is :
1) published on the University’s website;
2) sent to students by e-mail;
3) forwarded to the Representatives of Students and Doctoral Governments.
Ignorance of or failure to comply with the provisions of this Regulation by a student does not
may be the basis to challenge the grade obtained while getting credits for the specific course.
The Regulation enters into force on the day of signing.
Prof. Wiesław Trąmpczyński