Ecology

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Ecology
Code003Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000006

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 255
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course112

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600125898
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
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)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) To realize a first level of the laws governing the functioning of natural ecosystems. 2) To acquire the foundations for the development of understanding and assimilation capacity of the specialized subjects of Forestry Science.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Generalities, definitions. Auto-ecology (relations among living organisms and environmental factors). Population ecology (population concept, population characteristics, population regulation mechanisms). Synecology: Ecosystem definition, ecosystem structure and function analysis. Factors affecting ecosystem stability.
Keywords
Autoecology, Population ecology, Synecology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures521.7
Exams
Total521.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
26-11-2015