SUSTAINABILITY

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ ΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗΣ / SUSTAINABILITY
CodeEC.ENB.5.20
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Kallimanis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001673

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

Registered students: 33
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses536
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses536
GenikīElective Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600167907
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
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: Understanding sustainability and sustainable use of natural resources. Understanding environmental problems and their relations with management. Applying ecological theory and knowledge in principles of sustainable ecosystem management. Bacic princimples of biodiveristy conservation. Development of criteria and presentation of various examples on methodologies and tools applied for biomonitoring, managing natural areas and for assessing the efficiency of protected areas. Affective: Raising awareness for environmental conservation issues, including sustainable living and sustainable use/management of natural resources. Skills: Recognition of environmental problems in the field, evaluation and proposing alternative sustainable management scenarios. Oganizing management plans. Debating the methods and tools used for biodiversity conservation.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Global human population increase, use/overexploitation of natural resources. Τhe concept and challenge of sustainability / sustainable development. Εcosystem Services. Principles of population and ecosystem management. Conservation management tools (biomonitoring, population management, protected areas, ecosystem restoration) Practicals Biodiversity indices, biomonitoring, assessing pressures and threats to biodiversity, management plans, debates on conservation biology issues (e.g. deextinction, ecotourism, culling) Field exercise Biomonitoring, assessing pressures and threats to biodiversity
Keywords
conservation biology
Educational Material Types
  • 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
Lectures421.7
Laboratory Work271.1
Reading Assigment682.7
Project100.4
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination without the use of books
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Primack R., Μ. Αριανούτσου, Π. Δημητρακόπουλος, Ι. Διαμαντόπουλος, Ε. Βαλάκος, Π. Παφίλης και Ι. Παντής (2017) Βιολογία της Διατήρησης: Μια εισαγωγή, University Studio Press
Last Update
19-01-2021