Economics of the European Integration


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL 7
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
European Union, Common Agricultural Policy, Common Market Organizations (CMO) Common measures of CMO’s, CMO of agricultural and animal products, CMO of the fisheries sector, Reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy, Pillar I and II, Decoupled payments scheme, Agricultural Development.

 

  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 0
Written assignement 15
Independent study 71
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.

 

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 via 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)

https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01144/

The exam lasts 20 minutes and each student must answer 10 multiple choice questions, without a negative grade, which are graded with 0.5. In addition, two questions to be developed (free text) graded 2.5.

 

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


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE B0041 SEMESTER 1st, 3d, 5th
COURSE TITLE INTRODUTION IN COMPUTER SCIENCE II
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 laboratory exercises  (3+2) 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

Core/Optional
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS: No
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/GEO104/
  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.
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 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

  • Analytical and Synthetical Thinking

·        Knowledge on Mathematics

  1. COURSE CONTENT
·        Introduction

·         Calculations

·        Functions

·        Data

·        Iteration and Testing commands

·        Specific Commands

·        Data processing

·        Γραφικές παραστάσεις/ Διαγράμματα στην R:

·        Simulation

·        Inference Statistics

·        Descriptive Statistics

·        Linear Regression

·         Variance Analysis

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
Face to face, Distance Learning via 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

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
Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
Course total 125
(25-hour workload per credit unit)  
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 both on theory and computer lab

Two tests are taken within the semester and the average of the grade of those tests is multiplied by 0,3 and is added to the grade of the final test. The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three. 2. Assignments are delegated to the students that are graded with ranking 0-2. The grade of this assignment is added to the final grade of the semester The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three

 

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
§  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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Eleni Zafeiriou
Contact details: ezafeir@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) Yes
Evaluation methods: (2) Oral Exams with distance methods
Implementation Instructions: (3) The examination will be realized in group of 5 students. The group will change every 20 minutes based on a name list. The exam will be realized via  SKYPE FOR BUSINESS. On the link you will be notified through eclass on your institutional accounts. The connection to the link is possible only through the student institutional account. The camera during the exam should be on. Prior to the examination an identification is needed. Every student should response to 4 questions with each one of the to be graded with 2.5 out of 10.

 

 

 

 

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