Foreign Language Geological Terminology I

Course Information
TitleΞΕΝΟΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ι / Foreign Language Geological Terminology I
CodeGGN 539Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasilios Melfos
Course ID40001830

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • 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
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
A. English:Reference level B2 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. B. German: Reference level B1 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to be able to comprehend the basic special language and terminology of the Geological science, to translate into Greek geologic texts.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Authentic texts of different genres of Geology on the following topics: What is Geology? Geologic structures, Crustal deformation, Rocks, Magmatic evolution, The water Cycle and Climate, Active faulting in multi-fractured seismogenic areas; examples from Greece-Introduction. The texts are accompanied by detailed-reading activities and special geological vocabulary learning activities. Geological texts and exercises in German.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2) The teacher communicates with students through email 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Written assigments180.6
Student Assessment
English: Final written exam German:Final written exam
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Β. Γερμανικά: Allgemeine Geologie. Einführung in das System Erde. Spektrum Verlag.
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