Palaeoanthropology

Course Information
TitleΠΑΛΑΙΟΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Palaeoanthropology
CodeGGG 544Ε
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEvangelia Tsoukala
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001740

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600130377
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)
Learning Outcomes
They can: -recognized hominoid and human fossils -determined them at a basic level -describe the basic characters -compare the studied material with others from various areas -define the evolutionary stage of the studied material -date the fossils
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Primates. Evolution trends. Cercopithecids. Miocene Hominoids; their relationships and significance to the human evolution. Pliocene homimids. Australopithecids. Appearance and evolution of the genus Homo. Evolution stages of Homo erectus. Primitive Homo sapiens, Neanderthals, recent Homo sapiens. Skull of Petralona and other paleoanthropological findings of the Greek area.
Keywords
Human palaeontology, Origin, Evolution of the man, Greek findings
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
1. Notes in pdf 2. The lessons in power-point
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Reading Assigment
Total260.9
Student Assessment
Description
Quality Management System of the Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Last Update
21-09-2013