SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHY

Course Information
TitleΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHY
CodeΝ130Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001849

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

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

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

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120613
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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
Demography is closely associated with both the biological sciences and the social and uses both qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis. An agronomist folowing the Department of rural economy should be able to know the evolution of the human population ( urban and rural ). On successful completion of this course, students will be able to reply to : 1.How the population sizes and changes influence the formation of social conditions and situations 2. how population data are influenced by economic, environmental, social and other factors 3. how they could " intervene " through policies on the population to improve their socio -economic figures 4. How to study the structure of a population which is extremely useful to appreciate including labor force , scope and composition of the market , the senile population and its impact on innovation, development plans, etc. 5. provide demographic prospects of a population
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Demography represents a fundamental approach to the understanding of human society both in urban and rural areas. Nowadays, the population of the developed world is shrinking.Women give birth to fewer children. People are living longer. The number of pensioners is increasing in comparison to employees. The map of migration is changing and immigration countries become countries of emigration and vice versa. Justification and evaluation of these phenomena and the changes brought about in the economic and social level are negotiated during the course Social Demography. In particular it includes: Introduction to Social Demography. Size and structure of the population. Aging. The evolution of the Greek population. Biological renewal. Biological deterioration of the population.Migration
Keywords
population, demographics, census, civil status, population register, structure, age, gender, aging, pyramid, Indicators, repatriation, immigration, birth rate, fertility, marital, divorce, mortality, inequality, mobi lity
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
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 Power Point, use of URL for up- loading notes, directions and communicating news to students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Fieldwork6
Reading Assigment36
Tutorial13
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities4
Written assigments39
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
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)
Iακωβίδου, Ό.(2009). «Κοινωνική Δημογραφία». Εκδόσεις Γράφημα [Κωδ. 7650
Additional bibliography for study
www.statistics.gr , www.eurostat.eu
Last Update
26-01-2019