Forest Recreation

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΨΥΧΗ / Forest Recreation
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000090

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

Registered students: 138
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course955

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Recreation, quality of life. Social, economic and land planning characteristics of forest recreation. Offer and demand for forest recreation areas. Social and economic impact of forest recreation. Evaluation methods of economic value of recreation areas. Land planning of recreation areas. Management of recreation areas. Forest recreation and other uses of natural recourses. Recreation perspectives. Forest tourism. Contribution of forest tourism to regional development. Recreation in urban and national parks.
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work391.3
Reading Assigment391.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Δασική Αναψυχη" Αθανάσιος Καραμέρης, Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα ΑΕ Διαφάνειες μαθήματος
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