PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΦΥΤΩΝ / PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
CodeBO.03.13
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorThomas Lanaras
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001117

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 272
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course327

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
600167852
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Elementary computers skills, knowledge of WinXP or Win Vista, experience in usage of computer network, internet browser, English language. Basic knowledge of biochemistry, stricture and function of the plant cell, tissues and organs.
Learning Outcomes
After this course the students will: • Know the basic functions (mechanisms) of plant organisms with emphasis on plant specific functions. • Know the interaction of these mechanisms. • Know the responses of plants to environmental factors. • Be able to search and retrieve bibliographical information. • Be able to analyse and present data collected from laboratories practicals.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Photosynthesis: light reactions, • Photosynthetic carbon reduction cycles (C3, C2). • CO2-concentrating mechanisms. • Water relations and water transport. • Μineral Nutrition. • Plant growth and development: plant hormones, light control of plant development, flowering mechanisms. • Fruit ripening and senescence.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures481.9
Laboratory Work120.5
Reading Assigment883.5
Written assigments241.0
Exams30.1
Total1757
Student Assessment
Description
Continuous assessment, based on participation and skills acquisition, in the work given by the lecturer. Constructive criticism of the work of others students. Laboratory assessment of student’s complex ability to prepare, present and defend his practical work accurately, in the given time, in front of the teacher and students. Each student will be assessed for his ability to: • Know the basic functions (mechanisms) of plant organisms with emphasis on plant specific functions. • Know the interaction of these mechanisms. • Know the responses of plants to environmental factors. • Be able to search and retrieve bibliographical information. • Be able to analyse and present data collected from laboratories practicals.
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 (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
https://service.eudoxus.gr/public/departments/courses/1598/2020
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
28-02-2021