SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTOF AGRIC.RESOURCES

Course Information
TitleΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ / SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTOF AGRIC.RESOURCES
Code655Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420001545

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600119789
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 008Υ GENERAL ECOLOGY
  • 009Υ SOIL SCIENCE
  • 646Ε ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of ecological terms.
Learning Outcomes
pon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. obtain the background for sustainable management of agricultural ecosystems.
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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
General principles definitions, National and European strategy on sustainability, International conventions, Intergovernmental agreements and concerted actions that contribute to sustainability, Natural resources, Energy resources, Energy resources and agriculture, Energy analysis in agroecosystems, Soil resources, National strategy on soil resources, Water resources, National strategy on water resources, biodiversity as a resource, National strategy on genetic resources.
Keywords
Sustainable Agriculture, Agroecosystems
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 Communication with Students
Description
Teaching with powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Tutorial
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεράκης Π.Α., Δ.Σ. Βερεσόγλου και Κ.Λ. Καλμπουρτζή. 2009. Αειφορική Ανάπτυξη Γεωργικών Πόρων. Εκδόσεις, Σύνχρονη Παιδεία (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 2752)
Additional bibliography for study
Hester R.E. and Harrison R.M. 2005. Sustainability in Agriculture. RSC Publishing. McNeely J.A. and Scherr S.G. 2003. Ecoagriculture: Strategies to Feed the World and Save Wild Biodiversity. Island Press. Altieri M.A. 1998. Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture. Westview Press, Inc.
Last Update
06-07-2015