Practical Training (Internship)


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE BOO36 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE Practical Training (Internship)
TEACHING ACTIVITIES
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 – meetings 2 10
 
 
Please, add lines if necessary. Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

Skill Development
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS: No
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01198/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.
• To evaluate student’s theoretical knowledge with the market reality

• To efficiently choose their internship carrier

• Promote the Internship in their CV

• Acquire new scientific and technical skills

• Familiarize with the work environment and its requirements

• Broaden their professional horizons

General Skills
Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module
Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,

ICT Use

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

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

Sustainability

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

·         Independent and team work

·         Working in an interdisciplinary environment

·         Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

·         Critical thinking

·         Decision making & problem solving

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1. Importance of internship (Regulation & Roadmap)

2. Internship Carrier Selection Criteria

3. Writing an Incentive Letter

4. Required digital platforms (ATLAS, PractIS, ERGANI, etc.)

5. Creating the portfolio of practical training

6. Submission of application (contracts, forms, inventory sheets)

7. Liaison Office Workshop

8. Student experiences from previous internships

9. Writing a CV and highlighting an internship

10. Useful skills – Good Practices in a working environment

11. Applications in practice (per field of study)

12. Presentation of internship carriers (per direction of studies)

13. Presentation of internship carriers (per direction of studies)

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS – EVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
Face to face (distance learning in emergency situations) and 2 months of practical training

 

 

USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
MS Power point

Duth e-class

MS Teams for distance learning

TEACHING ORGANIZATION

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.

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 15
2 months practical training 235
Course total 250

 

 

Student Evaluation

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 

Students are evaluated on the basis of completion or non-completion of the internship with the score “successfully” or “unsuccessfully” (S-U). In order to complete the internship, they must:

A) Be enrolled in the course following the procedure defined by the Department’s curriculum,

B) To submit the complete deliverables that prove the two-month internship in their carrier and which are described in the Internship Regulations of the Department.

Students are aware of the above process from the start of the semester and are constantly informed via the e-class platform.

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
1. Department’s and DuTH Internship regulations

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Athanasios Alexopoulos
Contact details: alexopo@agro.duth.gr, 2552041169, e-class
Supervisors: (1) No
Evaluation methods: (2) All Internship deliverables and documents can be send in digital form via e-mail.
Implementation Instructions: (3)

 

  • Please write YES or NO
  • Note down the evaluation methods used by the teacher, e.g.
  • written assignment or/and exercises
  • written or oral examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured.
  • In the Implementation Instructions section, the teacher notes down clear instructions to the students:

 

  1. a) in case of written assignment and / or exercises: the deadline (e.g. the last week of the semester), the means of submission, the grading system, the grade percentage of the assignment in the final grade and any other necessary information.
  2. b) in case of oral examination with distance learning methods: the instructions for conducting the examination (e.g. in groups of X people), the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the distance learning platforms to be used, the technical means for the implementation of the examination (microphone, camera, word processor, internet connection, communication platform), the hyperlinks for the examination, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the oral exam in the final grade, the ways in which the inviolability and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.
  3. c) in case of written examination with distance learning methods: the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the way of submitting the answers, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the written exam of the exam in the final grade, the ways in which the integrity and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.

There should be an attached list with the Student Registration Numbers only of students eligible to participate in the examination.

Agricultural Education


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE ECO0001 SEMESTER 7th, 9th  
COURSE TITLE Agricultural Education
TEACHING ACTIVITIES
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 Practice Exercises 4 5
 
 
Please, add lines if necessary. Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

Scientific area, skill development
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01226/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.
The aim of the course if to provide students with knowledge of the significance and importance of agricultural education. In particular, upon the completion of the course:

1. Students should be able to understand the usefulness of agricultural education in sustainability and rural development.

2. Students should be able to design and implement an educational program in rural areas.

3. Students should be able to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational program in rural areas and suggest ways to further improve it.

 

General Skills
Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module
Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,

ICT Use

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

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

Sustainability

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas

Project design and management

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  • Introduction to the concepts of education, vocational education and training.
  • The importance of adult education and lifelong learning.
  • The role of agricultural education in the development of rural areas.
  • The specificity of the agricultural profession and farmers’ educational needs.
  • Forms and actors of agricultural education.
  • The historical retrospective of agricultural education evolution in national and international level.
  • Agricultural education systems in the EU.
  • Concept of didactic goal and teaching activity.
  • Design of educational programs in rural areas.
  • Combining general education, technical education and agricultural education.
  • Forms of teaching methods and ways of evaluating agricultural education programs.
  • Presentation of case studies in agricultural development.
  • Presentation of students’ assignments.
  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
In classroom (face to face)
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
e-class platform, e-media use, power point presentations
TEACHING ORGANIZATION

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.

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 52
Individual projects in the classroom 33
Individual study 40
Course total 125
Student Evaluation

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

Individual project/assignment

Students having ascertained dyslexia problems are examined with oral methods

Students have access to their essay at any time

 

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Papadaki-Klavdianou, A. Agricultural Education, Editions Grafima, 2009, pages 234.

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

Teacher (full name): Elena Raptou & Christos Karelakis
Contact details: elenra@agro.duth.gr, chkarel@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) No
Evaluation methods: (2) Written assignment and oral examination with distance learning methods
Implementation Instructions: (3) Students will have to submit their assignment/project through e-class. The day of the examination students will have to join Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business meeting and they will have to answer to questions regarding their assignment and agricultural education topics of interest.

The examinations will be carried out according to the examination program that will be announced by the secretariat of the Department

The examination of the course will be oral carried out using Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business. The oral examination of the course will be carried out in groups of 4 people (20 minutes per group) according to the order in which the Number of Student Record of the participants appear in the attached list (examination program).

The link of meeting will be sent to students via e-class, exclusively to the institutional accounts of those who have registered for the course and have learned the terms of distance teaching

Students will have to log in to the examination room through their institutional account, otherwise they will not be able to participate. They will also participate in the examination with a camera which they will have opened during the examination. Before the start of the exam, students will show their identity card to the camera, so that they can be identified

Each student should answer in 4 questions. Each of the questions is scored with 2.5 credits

 

Special issues of Agricultural Extension


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE ECO1009 SEMESTER 6th , 8th
COURSE TITLE Special issues of Agricultural Extension
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures 4 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After having attended the course, the student is expected to be familiar with the basic concepts regarding:

  • The role of agricultural applications and their contribution to rural development.
  • Present and analyze modern agricultural applications that enhance research and innovation.
General capabilities
  • Autonomous Work
  • Teamwork
  • Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information using the necessary technologies
  • Promote inductive thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. The role of agricultural extensionists in modern agriculture and their advisory action.
  2. Information to farmers and information agencies.
  3. Modern agricultural applications
  4. Ιnnovation in agriculture.
  5. Application and diffusion of innovations.
  6. Precision Agriculture – concept and key technologies.
  7. Agricultural applications and sustainable development.
  8. The role of opinion leaders in the agricultural field.
  9. Tools for updating and communicating innovative practices.
  10. Conditions for successful cooperation between information and information institutions and farmers.
  11. Case studies.
  12. Case studies.
  13. Case studies.

 

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE
  • Power point, videos
  • e-class
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 52
Laboratory courses 0
Written assignement 33
Independent study 40
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

The evaluation of the students is made:

  • Written exams at the end of the semester.
  • With the delivery and presentation of the assignment.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
  • Leeuwis C, Van den Ban A. Communication for Rural Innovation: Rethinking Agricultural Extension, 3rd Edition, 2004, σελ. 424.
  • Σιάρδος Γ. Γεωργικές εφαρμογές. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, 1993, σελ. 360.

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Christos Karelakis
Contact details: chkarel@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) No
Evaluation methods:(2) Written examination with distance through e-class and Microsoft Teams, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The examination will be carried out through written assignments and open-ended and multiple choice questions in e-class and Microsoft Teams on the scheduled date.

A. Microsoft Teams

The Microsoft Teams link is created on the course page on the platform and exclusively in the institutional accounts of those who have registered for the course and have learned the terms of distance education.

Students must log in to the Microsoft Teams room through their institutional account, otherwise they will NOT be able to participate. They will be identified using their institutional account.

B. e-class

At the same time, they must log in to the e-class using their institutional account and go to the course page (prerequisite to have registered for the course)

The exam lasts 30 minutes and each student must answer four open-ended questions, equally graded and accounted for 40% of the final grade. Written assignments account for 60% of the final grade.