AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΡΓΙΚΗ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ / AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
CodeΝ041Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001784

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-4

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 70
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600119933
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of this module students should: 1.know the basic concepts and the objects of agricultural education. 2. know the technical vocational education (agricultural, rural) in all the states-members of E.U., in order to handle appropriate structures and programmes for the good of Greek rural population. 3. know the learning process within the framework of vocational, educational system (basic vocational education, training). 4. have the appropriate knowledge and skills related to educational planning (organisation/methodology/content choice) with a special emphasis in the planning of educational programmes targeted to rural people. 5. make effective use of teaching methods and tools, as well as of evaluation methods.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Historic evolution of agricultural education. Learning in educational process. Pedagogical issues. Technical vocational education. Educational systems. Design of educational programmes. Didactic and evaluation of educational programmes. Trainees’ participation. Trainee’s evaluation. Audio-visual media of teaching. Research methods in education. Professional guidance-life long guidance. Rural household economics.
Keywords
agricultural/vocational education, training, didactic, curriculum developmen
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Assigment of stury to the students and presentations of these studies to all fellow students-part of curriculum
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
Description
Use of powerpoint and Excel, e-mail, statistical package SPSS.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment40
Tutorial13
Written assigments45
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
70% written exams 30% individual or group project-assigment of a study-survey or theoretical-and presenation in the classroom with the use of computer and other multimedia
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. Παπαδάκη-Κλαυδιανού, "Γεωργική Εκπαίδευση", Εκδ. Γράφημα, Θεσσαλονίκη 2009 (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 7695)
Additional bibliography for study
Albert D.K. Amedzro, Anthony Youdeowei, "Non-formal Education for Training in Integrated Production and Pest Management in Farmer Field Schools", African Books Collective, 2005. D. Acker and L. Gasperini, "Education for Rural People. The role of education, training and capacity development in poverty reduction and food security", FAO, 2009.
Last Update
26-01-2019