Beekeeping


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0025 SEMESTER

4th

COURSE TITLE GENERAL AGRICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course

5

5

COURSE TYPE Core
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S)
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01123/
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students will have acquired the basic knowledge on insect morphology, biology, physiology and behavior. In addition, they will be able to identify insects belonging to the most important Orders and also to prepare insect collections.
General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
The importance and diversity of insects. External and internal anatomy. Sensory systems of insects. Insect development and reproduction. Insect Orders. Insect behavior. Physiology of insects.
  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE
  • Power point, videos
  • e-class
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 26
Insect Collection 15
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

125
STUDENT ASSESSMENT Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 PROPOSED LITERATURE

Gullan P.J. and Cranston P.S. (2014). The Insects: An Outline of Entomology, 5th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, UK.