Economics of the European Integration


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO1009 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE Economics of the European Integration
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) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/program/ECO1009.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After having attended the course, the student is expected to be familiar with the basic concepts regarding:

‣   The structure and organisation of the European Union

‣   The principles, function and implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy and more specifically,

‣  The principles and concepts of CMO’s (common market organisations) of agricultural products

The reforms of the CAP along with the current state and applicable schemes.

General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. European Union,
  2. European Treaties
  3. Structure and Functions of the European Institutions
  4. The Stages of European Integration
  5. Common Agricultural Policy,
  6. Common market organizations,
  7. Common measures of common market organizations,
  8. Joint organizations for the purchase of major plant products,
  9. Joint organizations for the purchase of major animal products,
  10. Common organization of the market in fishery and aquaculture products,
  11. New Common Agricultural Policy – Pillar 1, Pillar 2-Rural Development
  12. Single payment scheme,
  13. Specific product support schemes

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Online lectures – Microsoft Teams
IT USE
  • Powerpoint, videos
  • e-class
  • Microsoft Teams
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 15
Written assignment 15
Independent study 56
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.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
·       “Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση και Κοινή Αγροτική Πολιτική”, Σέμος Α, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη.

·       “Νέα Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, Οργάνωση και Πολιτικές”, Μαραβέγιας Ν, Τσινισιζέλης Μ, Εκδόσεις Θεμέλιο, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2007.

 

Didactics of Environmental Science


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE B1008 SEMESTER 2nd /  4 th
COURSE TITLE DIDACTICS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exemplary teaching by the teacher and students

 

 

5 5
COURSE TYPE  Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS NO
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://agro.duth.gr/en/courses/teaching-of-environmental-science/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to design, apply and assess various learning models and techniques with regard to the subject of Environmental Science.

 

General capabilities
§  Individual work

§  Team work

§  Respect for the environment

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
·        Theoretical foundations of teaching. Didactics as science. Special issues in the theory of teaching.

·        Objectives of teaching. Taxonomies of teaching objectives.

·        Teaching materials. The concept of teaching materials. Types of teaching materials.

·        Forms of teaching. The concept of forms of teaching. Direct instruction. Co-operative forms of teaching.

·        Models of teaching. Model of five stages. Kolb’s model. The gross problem-solving model. Model of combination of four learning modes.

·        Student evaluation. Principles of evaluation. Evaluation methods.

·        Exemplary teaching by the teacher.

·        Exemplary teaching by the teacher.

·        Exemplary teaching by the teacher.

·        Exemplary teaching by students.

·        Exemplary teaching by students.

·        Exemplary teaching by students.

·        Exemplary teaching by students.

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In the classroom
IT USE §  Power point, video

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 40
Exemplary teaching by the teacher 30
Exemplary teaching by students 55
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Final written examination.

Students with dyslexia are examined orally.

The examination questions in the final written examination state the points each question is worth.

Students can see the examination papers if they wish.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
·        Evangelos I. Manolas, THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY ON THE ENVIRONMENT, Athens: Tipothito, 2001.

·        Anastasia Dimitriou, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY, THEORETICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES, Thessaloniki: Epikentro, 2009.

·        G. Tyler Miller & Scott E. Spoolman, (P. Dimitrakopoulos & K. Gavrilakis, Editors), ENVIRONMNTAL SCIENCE, Thessaloniki: Tziola Publications, 2018.

 

 

Introduction to Computer Science II


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE B0041 SEMESTER 1st, 3d, 5th
COURSE TITLE COMPUTER SCIENCE II

 

INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Core/Optional
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
Upon the completion of the course the students;

  • become acquainted with R package.
  • Should be capable of Mathematical Processing at available data
  • Should be capable of Statistical processing at available data.
General capabilities
  • Analytical and Synthetic Thinking Ability
  • Knowledge on Mathematics

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Introduction on R application software. Mathematic and Statistical Applications

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
   
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§ [33134029]: Data analysis with R, Fouskakis D. (in Greek)

§ [22767853]: Matlab in Computers and Science, Charles F. Van Loan & K-Y Daisy Fan (in Greek)

§  [59397371]: Apllications of Mathematick in Agriculture, Koutroumanidis Th., Zafeiriou E., Malesios Ch. (in Greek)

 

 

 

 

 

Molecular Biology


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
FACULTY AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES & FORESTRY
DEPT. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
    LEVEL OF STUDIES Undergraduate
                   COURSE CODE B1003                       SEMESTER 2nd/4th
                COURSE TITLE Molecular Biology
INDIVINDUAL TEACHING ACTIVITIES WEEKLY TEACHING HOURS ECTS
Lectures and Exercises 5 5
COURSE TYPE: Basic Optional
                 PRECONDITION LESSONS: None
                            TUTORIAL LANGUAGE: Greek
LESSON OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes
URL

 

  1. LEARNING RESULTS
Learning Results
The main goal of the course is to provide the students with a concise review of the molecular biology of plants and microorganisms like fungi, bacteria and viruses.

 

General skills
By the end of the course the students are expected to be able to grasp basic molecular cell functions as well as topics related with the structure and function of genetic material, i.e. DNA and RNA.

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Structure and content of genomes, DNA replication, transcription and translation of genetic information, regulation of gene expression.

 

 

  1. INFORMATIVE AND LEARNING EVALUATION METHODS
WAY OF TEACHING In classroom presentations and theoretical exercises
USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES ICT use (power point)
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Amount of activity in Semester
Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual research 60
Total

(25 hours per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT EVALUATION

 

Final written exams

 

  1. RECOMMENDED BIBLIOGRAPHY
1. Lewin B., “Genes VIII”

2. Watson James, Baker Tania, Bell Stephen, Gunn Alexander, Levine Michael, Richard Losick, “Molecular Biology of the Gene”

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Meteorology


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE SEMESTER 2nd/ 4th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL METEOROLGY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures (2 hours/week) and laboratory course (1 hour/week) 3 5
COURSE TYPE Scientific Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01205/

 

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

§  identify and interpret the various meteorological and climate phenomena

§  apply the fundamental laws of Physics that govern the atmospheric phenomena

§  resolve the fundamental equations of the atmosphere

§  read weather maps

 

General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Team work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
The course involves study of:

§  Introduction to the Atmospheric Science

§  Composition and layering of the atmosphere

§  Solar and Terrestrial Radiation

§  Temperature

§  Atmospheric Pressure

§  Winds

§  Moisture in the atmosphere

§  Cloud formation

§  Forms of condensation and precipitation

§  Basic weather patterns

§  Climate classifications

§  The Mediterranean Climate

§  Extreme phenomena – Climate Change

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom, face-to-face
IT USE §  Power point, videos

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 26
Laboratory courses 13
Team work
Independent study 86
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

125

 

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

In order to pass this course, the students must complete the following compulsory requirement:

·         Formal examination (final written examinations)

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
·       Εφαρμοσμένη Μετεωρολογία, Ευάγγελος Μπαλτάς, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ

·      Μαθήματα Γεωργικής Μετεωρολογίας και Κλιματολογίας, Αικατερίνη Χρονοπούλου-Σερέλη & Απόστολος Φλόκας, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ

·      Μαθήματα Μετεωρολογίας και Κλιματολογίας, Απόστολος Φλόκας, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ