BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΛΟΓΙΑ / BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
CodeGM.MGB.7.1
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAnastasia Kouvatsi
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001177

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

Registered students: 111
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600167881
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: The study of the human origin and evolution. Affective: Awareness of the of continuation of life through the primates evolution and the modern human movements Skills: Morphometrics of human skulls and skeletons
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Man’s place in nature. What is Anthropology? Primate origins, evolution and taxonomy. Hominid origins. The evolution of the genus Homo. Origins of the modern Humans. Human biology, Characteristics of living humans. Anthropometrics. Laboratory exercises: Cranial and skeletal morphometrics.Age and sex determination from skeletal remains. Anthropometrics I: Head. Anthropometrics II: Body. Outdoor excercises: 1.Petralona cave 2. Prehistorical Lake settlement-Dispilio, Kastoria.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Description
power point presentations, e-mail communication with students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Laboratory Work301.2
Fieldwork140.6
Reading Assigment471.9
Written assigments50.2
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination, written projects
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Relethford J. (Ελληνική έκδοση) (2004). Το ανθρώπινο είδος. Εισαγωγή στη βιολογική ανθρωπολογία. Εκδόσεις Παρισιανού. Αθήνα. 2. Stringer C. and P. Andrews. (Ελληνική έκδοση) (2006). HOMO. Η καταγωγή και η εξέλιξη του ανθρώπου. Εκδόσεις Polaris. Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
Νεοφυτου Ε.Π. (2010). Πειραματική Βιολογική Ανθρωπολογία.Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη
Last Update
19-01-2021