INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΒΙΟΠΟΙΚΙΛΟΤΗΤΑ / INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY
CodeDBY003
Interdepartmental ProgrammeDPMS -NEO -OLOKLĪRŌMENĪ DIACΗEIRISĪ LEKANŌN APORROĪS KAI PARAKTIŌN PERIOCΗŌN (NEO)
Collaborating SchoolsBiology
Geology
Civil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorChariton-Sarl Chintiroglou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600014114

Programme of Study: DPMS -NEO -OLOKLĪRŌMENĪ DIACΗEIRISĪ LEKANŌN APORROĪS KAI PARAKTIŌN PERIOCΗŌN (NEO)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course212

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600098372
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Search knowledge information from databases and statistical analyses.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to make assessments of the current situation of biodiversity a wider geographical area. To use indicators such as the ecological footprint. Fact confirming the shaping perception of vulnerable geographical areas and of various ecological complexes.
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Definitions. Components of biodiversity. Biodiversity in time and space: maps, gradients, hotspots, convergence. Role, importance and value of biodiversity. Human activities, threats and species loss. Biodiversity recording and monitoring. Measures for sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. In-situ and ex-situ conservation. Convention for the Conservation of Biodiversity and its application globally and locally.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Lectures14
Reading Assigment20
Written assigments12
Exams4
Total50
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
29-06-2017