Improvement of Rangeland Infrastructure

Course Information
TitleΒΕΛΤΙΩΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΥΠΟΔΟΜΗΣ ΤΩΝ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΩΝ / Improvement of Rangeland Infrastructure
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000129

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the end of the course the students will be able to know: 1) The infrastructure improvements (road networking, watering points, shelters, fences, etc) that contribute to the sustainable management of rangelands and the protection of natural environment 2) The means that can be used to achieve the uniform distribution of grazing and the proper utilization of forage resources
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
a)Contribution of infrastructure (roads, paths, fencing, watering points, stables etc.) in the rational management of rangelands. Means for the uniform distribution of grazing. Livestock farms-Meaning-Benefits. b)Design of rangeland networking. Types, locations and functionality of shelters, stables and dwelling facilities for the staff. Types and position of fences. Types and spatial distribution design to collect water and watering points for the grazing animals. c) Design and construction of rangeland engineering infrastructure. d) Organization of technical interventions and maintenance of ecological balance of rangeland ecosystems and assessment of environmental impacts from the construction of engineering works.
Roads, paths, watering points, stables, shelters, salt, minerals, fences
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Web research for new technologies infrastructure improvements
Course Organization
Laboratory Work6
Reading Assigment12
Written assigments18
Student Assessment
Lectures attendance Presentations Examinations
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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