BIOGEOGRAPHY

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ / BIOGEOGRAPHY
CodeΒΟ.ΕΝΒ.6.24
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorRengina Karousou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001679

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 38
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses635
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses635
GenikīElective Courses635

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600039454
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students a) Will understand the basic distribution patterns of the organisms and historical, evolutionary and ecological processes on which they are due. b) Will be aware on the importance of biodiversity conservation, as they will be able to understand the factors that influence the distribution of organisms,including human activities. c) Will become familiar with the literature search, analysis and synthesis of information and the writing and presentation of different issues of Biogeography, working individually or in groups.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Ecological biogeography: abiotic – biotic factors and biomes. Historical biogeography. Speciation. Dispersal of the organisms. Migrations. Distribution patterns – endemism – Terrestrial and marine biogeographical regions. Island biogeography. Biogeography and biodiversity. Influence of human activities on the distribution of the organisms.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work90.4
Reading Assigment502
Written assigments321.3
Exams30.1
Total1245.0
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams and written projects
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Φοίτος Δ. και Καμάρη Γ. (2008). Μαθήματα Γεωβοτανικής. Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Πατρών.
Last Update
04-10-2017