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.

Specialized Vegetable Crop Production


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE AGRON0003 SEMESTER 7/9th
COURSE TITLE SPECIALIZED VEGETABLE CROP PRODUCTION
TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
  5 5
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

SKILL DEVELOPMENT
PREREQUISITES:

 

NO
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: GREEK
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
URL COURSE: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01233/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
·        Students obtain specialized knowledge in science and cultivation techniques of the main vegetable crops produced in Greece.

·        They become capable of identifying the main vegetable species.

General Skills
Autonomous work

Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

Promoting free, creative and inductive thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Applied outdoor crop practices and techniques of main vegetable crops of Greece (tomato, pepper, eggplant, potato, onion, asparagus, lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, cucumber, watermelon, spinach, beans).

In each species, the following topics are studied:

• Classification, origin, current distribution of vegetable crops, botanical

characters,

• Climate and soil requirements,

• Soil preparation,

• Propagation,

• Varieties,

• Crop establishment,

• Crop practices and techniques (fertilization, irrigation, weed control, support, pruning, use of plant growth regulators, frost protection, etc.),

• Physiological abnormalities,

• Harvest,

• Post – harvest treatments, and

• Nutritional value of vegetables.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) Use of ICT in Teaching and Communication with students (PowerPoint, Videos, e-class)
TEACHING ORGANIZATION
Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Project 15
Laboratory exercise 26
Study 45
   
   
   
Course total 125
Student Evaluation Student evaluation includes:

·     Essay (10%)

·     Mid-semester written test (40%)

·     Written exam at the end of the semester (50%)

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Recommended books in the ‘Eudoxus’ system:

·        Book [68402220]: Η τεχνική της καλλιέργειας των κηπευτικών στα θερμοκήπια, Ολύμπιος Χρίστος Μ. Λεπτομέρειες

·        Book [68403533]: Η Τεχνική της Καλλιέργειας των Υπαίθριων Κηπευτικών, Ολύμπιος Χρήστος Λεπτομέρειες

·

Additional literature sources will be available to students during the semester.

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Chrysovalantou Antonopoulou
Contact details: cantonop@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) NO
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The final examination of the course takes place on a scheduled day, according to the examination program of the Department. It is carried out through e-class and MS teams platforms. One day before the exam, the link of the exercise in e-class appears to those who have registered for the course and have taken note and accepted the terms of distance learning.

Students who participate in the examination, firstly must connect to MS teams and show their identity, in order to be identified by the teacher. Each student has to answer 25 multiple choice questions in 20 minutes. Every correct question is scored with 0.4 and there is also a negative score. More details are given with an announcement through e-class.

 

 

.

Vegetable Crop Production


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE AGRON1021 SEMESTER 6th
COURSE TITLE VEGETABLE CROP PRODUCTION
TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
5 5
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

SKILL DEVELOPMENT
PREREQUISITES:

 

NO
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: GREEK
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
URL COURSE: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01176/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
·        Students obtain general knowledge in science and cultivation techniques of the main vegetable crops produced in Greece.

·        They become capable of identifying the main vegetable species.

General Skills
Autonomous work

Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

Promoting free, creative and inductive thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1.      Introduction (basic principles, quality and nutritional value, vegetable production worldwide and nationally)

2.      Classification and botanical characters

3.      Impact of the root environment on vegetable crops

4.      Impact of the aerial environment on vegetable crops

5.      Outdoor vegetable crop techniques

6.      Growing vegetables in the greenhouse

7.      Hydroponic culture of vegetables

8.      Propagation of vegetables

9.      Vegetable crop establishment

10.   Irrigation and fertilization of vegetables

11.   Other crop practices (weed control, frost protection, climate control in greenhouse crops)

12.   Other crop practices (application of chemical plant growth regulators, pruning-support, assisting fruit set in the greenhouse)

13.   Harvest and post-harvest treatments of vegetables.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) Use of ICT in Teaching and Communication with students (PowerPoint, Videos, e-class)
TEACHING ORGANIZATION

 

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Project 15
Laboratory exercise 26
Study 45
Course total 125
Student Evaluation Student evaluation includes:

·     Essay

·     Written exams at the end of the semester.

Laboratory: Essay and Oral exam (vegetable seeds identification)

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Recommended books in the ‘Eudoxus’ system:

·        Book [3646]: ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΛΑΧΑΝΟΚΟΜΙΑ, ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ ΚΑΝΑΚΗΣ Λεπτομέρειες

·        Book [59385805]: Γενική Λαχανοκομία, Δημήτριος Σάββας Λεπτομέρειες

 

Additional literature sources will be available to students during the semester.

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Chrysovalantou Antonopoulou
Contact details: cantonop@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) NO
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The final examination of the course takes place on a scheduled day, according to the examination program of the Department. It is carried out through e-class and MS teams platforms. One day before the exam, the link of the exercise in e-class appears to those who have registered for the course and have taken note and accepted the terms of distance learning.

Students who participate in the examination, firstly must connect to MS teams and show their identity, in order to be identified by the teacher. Each student has to answer 25 multiple choice questions in 20 minutes. Every correct question is scored with 0.4 and there is also a negative score. More details are given with an announcement through e-class.

 

 

Vegetable crop production


Introduction and basic principles of vegetable growing. Economic importance of vegetables. Classification and botanical characteristics. Vegetable cultivation technique: soil, fertilization, propagation, irrigation, harvesting. Cultivation technique of the main outdoor vegetables (potato, onion, asparagus, carot, celery, etc.) and the main greenhouse vegetables.

Aromatic Plants and Essential Oils


COURSE CONTENT

– Importance of aromatic plants in human nutrition
– Elements of the cultivation of aromatic plants
– Essential oils – role – chemical composition – properties
– Essential oils – degree of volatility – effects & precautions
– Oregano – species – cultivation practice – products
– Lavender – species – cultivation practice – products
– Basil – species – cultivation practice – products
– Hops, mountain tea – cultivation practice – products
– Hyssop, anise – cultivation practice – products
– Turmeric, rosemary – cultivation practice – products
– Sage, thyme – cultivation practice – products
– Mint, capers – cultivation practice – products
– Prospects for the cultivation of aromatic plants

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• understand special technical concepts related to the cultivation of aromatic plants
• understand specific problems that arise during the growth and development of the above plants and their solution with the best techniques

TEACHING AND LEARNING EVALUATION METHODS

Use of information technology (power point, video)

The evaluation of the students is done with written exams in the theory of the course at the end of the semester.

RECOMMENDED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dordas, C. 2012. “Aromatic and Medicinal Plants”, SYGCHRONI PAIDEIA Publications, Thessaloniki