Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420001843

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: • learn about the relationship between human and environment, understand the consequences of human impact on the environment and understand the need for sustainability as a solution to environmental problems in order to conserve natural resources for future generations. • To understand the importance of informing rural residents towards a more sustainable environment. • Know the principles of environmental education and understand its importance. • Be able to understand the direction to be taken by the education aimed at sustainable development.
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.
Human, environment, sustainability, sustainable development, information, dimensions of sustainable development, education and sustainability.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Assigment of study to the students and presenations 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
Use of powerpoint and Excel, e-mail, statistical package SPSS.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment35
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities8
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
65% written exams 25% individual or group project-assigment of a study-survey or theoretical-and presenation in the classroom with the use of computer and other multimedia 10% project
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)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σιάρδος Γ. και Κουτσούρης Α. ΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ, Εκδόσεις ΖΥΓΟΣ, 2011, Κωδ. Εύδοξος 12867128
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.
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