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.

Ecotoxicology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE AGRON0013 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE ECOTOXICOLOGY
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 course 5 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
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS: Yes (in English)
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01188/
  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 will have acquired knowledge on ecotoxicity and environmental threats, methodologies to measure ecotoxicity and will be able to propose solutions on environmental issues
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 work

·        Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

·        Development of inductive reasoning

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1.       Trophic levels,

2.       Interactions with environmental contaminants.

3.       Ecotoxicology and chemical-biological analysis (Definitions).

4.       Properties of ecotoxic substances, relation to ecosystem response.

5.       Ecotoxicity parameters.

6.       Main ecotoxic substances in agriculture.

7.       Distribution of ecotoxic substances in the environment.

8.       Chemical transformation, biotransformation and degradation.

9.       Dose response curves in ecotoxicology.

10.   Organism responses (absorption of toxic substances, isolation of toxic substances, excretion of toxic substances, cancerogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity.

11.   Effects on respiration, photosynthesis, nutrition, growth, reproduction. Bioaccumulation, biomagnification and bioconcentration of toxic substances.

12.   Acute and chronic effects of toxic substances.

13.   Toxicity tests in Ecotoxicology. Bioindicators and biomarkers

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
·        Power point, videos

·        e-class

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 39
Lectures 26
Laboratory courses 15
Essay 45
Independent study  

125

Course total

(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 theoretical and practical courses.

 

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
§  Book [13256435]: Γενική τοξικολογία-Ουσίες, δράσεις, περιβάλλον, Reichl F. X.  Λεπτομέρειες

§  Additional learning material:

§  C.H. Walker, R.M. Sibly, S.P. Hopkin, D.B. Peakall Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition. CRC Press, ISBN 9781439862667 – CAT# K12907.

§  Book [13317906]: ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΟΙΚΟΤΟΞΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Αθ. ΒΑΛΑΒΑΝΙΔΗΣ, Θωμαίς ΒΛΑΧΟΓΙΑΝΝΗ Λεπτομέρειες

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Zisis Vryzas
Contact details: zvryzas@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) Christos Alexoudis
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methos (e-class, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams), provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The examination of the course is carried out on a scheduled day, according to the examination program of the Department, through e-class and Skype for Business or MS Teams. Students must accept the terms and conditions (https://students.duth.gr) for their participation to distance examination process and have been registered to the e-class course page (https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01188/ ). Students must connect to Skype for Business or MS teams, for identification reasons via the link provided through e-class platform. The exam lasts 15 minutes and each student should answer 20 questions. Detailed information is provided in the beginning of the examination period, through e-class, to all students registered in the course.

 

Viticulture


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE AGRON0014 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE VITICULTURE
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/OPE01179/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
·        Students obtain specialized knowledge on grapevine growing, physiology and cultivation techniques.

 

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.      Viticulture in Greece and worldwide – Grapevine products

2.      Systematic aspects of grapevine. Study of the grapevine plant

3.      Stem and Root (morphology, anatomy, properties)

4.      Elements of the physiology of grapevine

5.      Vegetation and growth of grapevine

6.      Propagation material in viticulture (varieties)

7.      Propagation material in viticulture (rootstocks)

8.      Propagation of grapevine

9.      Winter pruning

10.  Pruning systems of fruitful vineyards

11.  Summer pruning

12.  Establishing a productive vineyard and a stool bed

13.  Cultivation practices (soil cultivation, fertilization, irrigation, harvest)

  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 exam at the end of the semester.

 

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

·     Book [86200884]: ΑΜΠΕΛΟΥΡΓΙΑ, Μανόλης Ν. Σταυρακάκης Λεπτομέρειες

·     Book [94645186]: ΑΜΠΕΛΟΥΡΓΙΑ, Ν.Α. ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΥ 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): Christos Chatzissavvidis
Contact details: cchatz@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.

 

 

Field Crops (Industrial Crops)


COURSE CONTENT

– Importance of industrial plants – classification – uses
– Cotton – propagation – botanical classification – species
– Cotton – morphophysiological characteristics – adaptability
– Cotton – cultivation practice – products
– Sugar beets – botanical classification – species
– Sugar beets – cultivation practice – products
– Tobacco – propagation – botanical classification – species
– Tobacco – cultivation practice – products
– Sunflower – morphophysiological characteristics – adaptability
– Sunflower – cultivated practice – products
– Flax- cultivation practice – products
– Industrial hemp – cultivation practice – products
– Energy plants – biofuels – trends & perspectives

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• understand specific technical concepts related to the cultivation of industrial plants (textile, olive, confectionery)
• 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

Tasopoulou-Papakosta, D. 2008. “Industrial Plants”, SYGCHRONI PAIDEIA Publications, Thessaloniki