Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420001798

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • Ν0701 ENGLISH-1
  • Ν0702 ENGLISH-2
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students: -Know the basic terms on plant diseases (stages of development, viruses, fungi, bacteria), weeds, arthropoda and the life cycle of insects. -Have had adequate practice on translating into Greek authentic texts of the discipline. -Know the theory of how to make a presentation. -Have made 2 presentations on the same topic (the second presentation aims to review or improve the first).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Authentic texts on plant diseases (stages of development, viruses, fungi, bacteria), weeds, arthropoda and the life cycle of insects form the core of the course. Also regular practice on reading comprehension is exercised along with mediation and translation of terms in Greek. Moreover, the theory of making presentations is introduced and students have hands on experience by presenting their works in class (applies only for students who opted for this).
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Student Assessment
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Kazamia, V. & I. Ziaka. 2006. English for Agricultural Sciences. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press. Καζαμία, Β. & Ι. Ζιάκα. 2006. Γλωσσάρι Βασικών Γεωπονικών Όρων. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις για τη Θεωρία των προφορικών παρουσιάσεων.
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