SCIENTIFIC TEXTS OF BIOLOGY IN ENGLISH

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΑ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΑ ΤΗΣ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΑΓΓΛΙΚΗ / SCIENTIFIC TEXTS OF BIOLOGY IN ENGLISH
CodePB7300
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001682

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

Registered students: 73
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses742

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours1
Class ID
600167915
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students' linguistic competence should be at B1 level, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for the Languages (CEFR).
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: 1. understand theories, notions and terms related to biology as these are presented in an English academic textbook 2. become familiarized with advanced lexical and syntactic structures used in academic texts of the discipline of biology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Analysis of texts included in a Biology textbook written in English. The aim of the course is to develop students' reading, listening, speaking and writing skills.
Keywords
English for Specific/Academic Purposes, Biology
Educational Material Types
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Description
Use of e-learning and zoom.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures130.5
Reading Assigment351.4
Exams20.1
Total502
Student Assessment
Description
Evaluation through the e-learning platform.
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)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Chrimes, J. (2015). English for Biomedical Science. Garnet Publishing. Reading, UK.
Last Update
19-01-2021