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.

Waste Management


  1. COURSE OUTLINE
    1. GENERAL
    SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
    DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
    LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
    COURSE CODE FOOD0014 SEMESTER 8th
    COURSE TITLE Waste Management
    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/OPE01146/
    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 comprehend the environmental, economic and social importance of waste water and solid wastes management

    ·         To be familiarized with relevant terms, processes and design of waste treatment plants

    ·          To compare the pros and cons of various configurations (natural or mechanical) of treatment sites.

    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

    ·         Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, ICT Use

    ·         Development of inductive reasoning

    ·         Critical thinking

    ·         Respect for the natural environment

    ·         Sustainability

     

    1. COURSE CONTENT
    1. Introduction to waste and effluent management

    2. Collection and Transport  of wastes

    3. Physicochemical characteristics

    4. Biological characteristics

    5. BOD, COD and Organic carbon of effluents

    6. Basic treatment of wastes

    7. Biological treatment – 1st stage

    8. Biological treatment – 2nd stage

    9. Biological treatment – 3rd stage

    10. Quality of treated wastes

    11. Waste disposal

    12.  Solid wastes treatment

    13.  Solid wastes disposal

     

    1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS – EVALUATION
    TEACHING METHOD
    Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
    Face to face (distance learning in emergency situations)

     

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

    MS Excel

    Statistical and Curve fitting software

    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 39
    Laboratory courses 26
    Individual written assignments 15
    Independent study 45
    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 

    ·         Submitted weekly assignments 20% of the final score

    ·         Written exams at the end of the semester (multiple- choice questions) 80% of the final score

     

    The process is explained to students from the start of the semester and are constantly informed via the e-class platform.

    1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    1. Handbook of Waste management and co-product recovery in food processing. K. Waldron. CRC Press.

    2. Handbook of solid waste management. G. Tchobanoglous, F. Kreith. McGraw-Hill Handbooks.

    3. Food Industry and Environment. Gekas V, Balta-Brouma K. (In Greek)

    4. Environment, pollution, antipollution processes. Malliaros C. (In Greek)

     

     

     

     

    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) Written assignments and final exercises
    Implementation Instructions: (3) Written assignments should be uploaded in e-class platform until the day of the final exams.

    Final exams (multiple choice questions) will be accessible via e-class platform at the specific date and time.

    In the case of difficulties with the platform, please contact Prof. Alexopoulos as soon as possible.

     

    • 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.

Industrial Hygiene


  1. COURSE OUTLINE
    1. GENERAL
    SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
    DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
    LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
    COURSE CODE FOOD1007 SEMESTER 6th-8th
    COURSE TITLE Industry Hygiene
    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: http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/record/FOOD1001.shtml
    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.
    ·         Recognize the importance of controlling and certifying food production, storage, transport and disposal processes

    ·         Understand quality and criteria as the cornerstone for microbiological acceptance of products

    ·         To propose the measures and controls to be carried out on a case-by-case basis

    ·         Understand the required corrective procedures in case of system failure.

    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

    ·         Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, ICT Use

    ·         Development of inductive reasoning

    ·         Critical thinking

     

     

    1. COURSE CONTENT
    1. Basic principles of microbiological hygiene in the food and drug manufacturing industry – Competent authorities that supervising the full range of control procedures.

    2. The rational application of the imposed principles of the HACCP system (Hazard Analysis Control Point System) I

    3. The rational application of the imposed principles of the HACCP system (Hazard Analysis Control Point System) II

    4. Compliance with the rules of Good Industrial Practice (GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice) I

    5.Compliance with the rules of Good Industrial Practice (GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice) II

    6.The accredited microbiological laboratory techniques established on the basis of the protocols and the relevant legislation or regulatory circulars at Greek, European and International level.

    7.Examples of application of the HACCP system and Good Industrial Practice (GMP).

    8. Quality control criteria

    9. Control of Health Practice in the Pharmaceutical Industry (food supplements)

    10. Hazard analysis in feta production

    11. Hazard analysis in the production of mastic and chewing gum

    12. HACCP design study in olive oil production

     

    1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS – EVALUATION
    TEACHING METHOD
    Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
    Face to face (distance learning in emergency situations)

     

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

    MS Excel

    Statistical and Curve fitting software

    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 39
    Laboratory courses 26
    Individual written assignments 15
    Independent study 45
    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 

    ·         Submitted individual assignments at the end of semester (100% of the final score)

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

    1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    1. Food and Pharmaceutical Industrial Hygiene. E. Bezirtzoglou. Disigma Publications.(In Greek)

     

     

     

     

    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) Written assignments
    Implementation Instructions: (3) Written assignments should be uploaded in e-class platform until the day of the final exams.

    In the case of difficulties with the platform, please contact Prof. Alexopoulos as soon as possible.

     

    • 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 Policy


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE ECO0011 SEMESTER 6th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL POLICY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 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/ECO0011.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:

Understand and simulate theories and concepts on the impacts and evolutions of agricultural policies and the Common Agricultural Policy.

Comprehend and identify national or international effects that different agricultural policy measures or schemes may have on different stakeholders.

General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Measures and Forms of Agricultural Policy, Agricultural products policy in the EU, Agricultural policy organizations, Agricultural products policy and planning, Impacts of agricultural products policy, Common Agricultural Policy.

 

  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 26
Entomological Collection 15
Independent study 45
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
·       “Αγροτική Πολιτική” Σέμος Α., Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.

·       “Αγροτική Πολιτική”, Παπαγεωργίου Κ., Δαμιανός Π., Σπαθής Π., Εκδόσεις Α. Σταμούλης, Αθήνα 2005.

 

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/OPE01138/

The exam lasts 30 minutes and each student must answer 20 multiple choice questions, without a negative grade. Each of the questions is scored with 0.5.