|SCHOOL||AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES|
|LEVEL OF STUDIES||7|
|COURSE TITLE||NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS|
If the ECTS Credits are distributed in distinct parts of the course e.g. lectures, labs etc. If the ECTS Credits are awarded to the whole course, then please indicate the teaching hours per week and the corresponding ECTS Credits.
|TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK||ECTS CREDITS|
|Lectures and exercises||(3+2)||5|
|Please, add lines if necessary. Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.|
Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development
|TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE:||Greek|
|COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:||Yes (in English)|
- LEARNING OUTCOMES
|Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.|
|Upon the completion of the course the students should be able to;
To introduce students to the principles of environmental economics
To outline principles of environmental valuation techniques
To provide details concerning the implementation of environmental valuation techniques, using case studies.
To present to students detailed case studies about the assessment of natural resource management programs, using case studies
To recognize and present to students relationships and interactions between agriculture and the environment as well as linkages to environmental and farm policy.
|Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module|
|Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,
Adaptation to new situations
Working in an international environment
Working in an interdisciplinary environment
Production of new research ideas
|Project design and management
Equity and Inclusion
Respect for the natural environment
Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues
Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning
· Knowledge on Environmental Problems
- COURSE CONTENT
|1. The Economy and the Environment (Interlinkages)
2. Environmental Problems (Definition, Description, Taxonomy)
3. Economists perception on the environmental issues
4. Public and Private goods (Definitions and Attributes)
5. Efficiency in the use of the environmental goods (Static and Dynamic)
6. Assessment Methods of Environmental Goods
7. Application of economic theory and analysis of the use of natural resources.
8. Inventory, classification, evaluation and planning to use natural resources at national and regional levels.
9. Cost – benefit analysis of alternative uses of natural resources and for integration objectives of economic and social terms.
10. Determinants of demand and supply in natural resources
11. Renewable and nonrenewable natural resources
12. Economic Development and the Environment
13. International Environmental Agreements
- LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS – EVALUATION
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
|Face to face, Distance Learning with Microsoft Teams Platform|
|USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
|§ Power point
§ Communication via email and eclass platform
The ways and methods of teaching are described in detail.
Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliographic research & analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive learning, Study visits, Study / creation, project, creation, project. Etc.
The supervised and unsupervised workload per activity is indicated here, so that total workload per semester complies to ECTS standards.
Description of the evaluation process
Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Essay / Report, Oral Exam, Presentation in audience, Laboratory Report, Clinical examination of a patient, Artistic interpretation, Other/Others
Please indicate all relevant information about the course assessment and how students are informed
Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises
OptionalProject and Presentation
Optional Mid term test
- SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
|§ T. Tietenberg, L. Lewis, 2017. Environmental and Natural Resources Economics 9th Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0131392571
§ Economics of Natural Resources and the environment Chalkos G. (in Greek) Eudoxous code 77112080
ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE
Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations
|Teacher (full name):||Eleni Zafeiriou|
|Evaluation methods: (2)||Written Exam /Optional Mid term test/Optional assignment with presentation|
|Implementation Instructions: (3)||The subjects of the exams will be provided through a file that will be uploaded in the field ‘projects’ for a specific time period according to the program of exams.
The answers by the students will be provided by the students through multimedia files.
Each exercise will be graded while the exam contribution will be 100%,
The exam is simultaneous for all the students
The participation in the exams can be done with the use of their institutional account.