SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES

Course Information
TitleΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ / SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES
CodeΝ509Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001962

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

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

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

Registered students: 123
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-4
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600120093
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
  • Ν014Υ ECOLOGY
  • Ν017Υ SOIL SCIENCE
  • Ν031Ε ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of ecological terms.
Learning Outcomes
Upon 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 and definitions, National and European strategy on sustainability. International conventions, Intergovernmental agreements and concerted actions that contribute to sustainability. Classification of natural resources. Energy resources. National strategy for Energy resources. Carbon footprint. Effective use of natural resources. National strategy for natural resources. Biodiversity as a resource. National biodiversity strategy.
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
Lectures65
Seminars15
Tutorial15
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities7
Written assigments6
Exams4
Total112
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, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αναγνωστόπουλος Χ.Δ., Βερεσόγλου Δ.Σ., Γεράκης Π.Α., Καλμπουρτζή Κ.Λ. και Μαμωλος Α.Π. 2017. Αειφορική Ανάπτυξη Γεωργικών Πόρων. Εκδόσεις, Σύνχρονη Παιδεία (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 68369897)
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
27-01-2019