Field Course 1

Course Information
TitleΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΥΠΑΙΘΡΟΥ 1 (Όρυκτολογία, Ξάνθη-3ημ.) / Field Course 1
CodeNGMO 291E
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorLamprini Papadopoulou
Course ID600019022

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

Registered students: 122
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses212

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
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
1) Learning the macroscopic identification of rocks in the field. 2) Understanding fundamental geological structures and features in the field. 3) Identification and collection of minerals.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
This field trip covers a variety of topics related to Introduction to Mineralogy and Introduction to Geology courses: • Rock identification in the field. • Classification of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. • Identification of faults, joints and folds in the field. • Visit at an inactive marble quarry. • Contact metamorphism zone and its associated minerals. • Erosion, transport and deposition processes. • Use of geological compass to measure geometrical properties of geological surfaces.
Faults, folds, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, contact metamorphism, geomorphology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) The content of the field exercise is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2) The teachers communicate with students through email and social media 3) The field exercise evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Written assigments20
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
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