HUMAN ECOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΑΝΘΡΩΠΙΝΗ ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / HUMAN ECOLOGY
CodeΥΒ.1.009
FacultyEducation
SchoolEarly Childhood Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAlexandros Georgopoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID80003384

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Early Childhood Education (2012-today)

Registered students: 109
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBackround CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600060531
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Discuss the concept of pollution of ecosystems, analyzed the main forms (atmosfair- waters- etc.) and analyzes the impact on ecosystems and the planet in general (greenhouse effect, ozone hole, etc.). Reference is made to the management of natural resources, highlights the meaning of the environmental problem and classified into renewable and non. Analyzes issues related to the management of natural resources (water as a resource, forests, wildlife / biodiversity, energy resources -ginetai particular reference to nuclear energy and alternative sources of energy;). Insert the guiding concept of sustainable development, which includes the rights of future generations, is processed, analyzed and linked to resources and with the current development model, with references to both North-South conflicts, and in food and feeding the planet monocultures and genetically modified foods. Analyzed the problem of overpopulation of the planet and its effects are highlighted. Finally introduced the issue of environmental ethics (ecocentric and anthropocentric) of human obligations to the non-human world and attempt the connection with the previous environmental issues and the concept of sustainability.
Keywords
pollution, sustainable development, natural resources management
Educational Material Types
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment200.8
Tutorial391.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.4
Written assigments200.8
Exams220.9
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation is based on written examination at the end of each semester (60%). The final grade is included and the degree tow written work (40%) undertaken by students. The evaluation methodology is announced during the semester by the teachers. Also announced during the tests relative perfect score for each subquestion issues. The requested answers are very specific. The writings and work are available to interested
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεωργόπουλος, Α., Νικολάου, Κ., Δημητρίου, Α., Γαβριλάκης, Κ., Μπλιώνης, Γ. (2014), Γη: Ένας Μικρός και Εύθραυστος Πλανήτης, Εκδόσεις Gutenberg, Αθήνα. Γεωργόπουλος, Α. (2002), Περιβαλλοντική Ηθική, Εκδόσεις Gutenberg, Αθήνα Γεωργόπουλος, Α. (2014), Περιβαλλοντική Εκπαίδευση: Ζητήματα ταυτότητας, Εκδόσεις Gutenberg, Αθήνα
Last Update
18-01-2017