Geotectonic evolution of Greece and Global Tectonics

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ ΕΞΕΛΙΞΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΑ ΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ / Geotectonic evolution of Greece and Global Tectonics
CodeΝGGG 827E
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600019084

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Geōlogías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses843
TEKTONIKĪ GEŌLOGIA KAI STRŌMATOGRAFIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)843

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
•Understanding the geotectonic evolution of the Hellenic orogenic system, its relation to the geological belts and the regional geology of neighbouring countries, as well as the position of the Hellenides in the global framework. •Learning the various theories regarding the evolution of the Hellenides in geological time, so as to understand the complexity of research and their geologic evolution. •Learning about the major tectonic structures globally, their geometry and their relation to local geolocical structure
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
•Geodynamic evolution of the Alpine system •Apline geotectonic cycle •Comparative orogenic evolution of the Hellenides •Theories and models for the evolution of the Hellenides in the broader Mediterranean region •Neotectonic evolution and active geotectonic status of Greece •Significant tectonic structures globally •Structure and geometry of active continental margins
Orogene, lithospheric plates, Neo- and Palaeo- Tethys, ophiolites
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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, e-learning platform and social media 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment5
Written assigments7
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Ηλεκτρονική Εξέταση και υποβολή εργασιών μέσω πλατφόρμας elearning
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεωλογία και γεωτεκτονική εξέλιξη της Ελλάδας, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25008, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2010, Συγγραφείς: Μουντράκης Δημοσθένης, ISBN: 978-960-12-1970-7 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
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