SYSTEMATIC BOTANY

Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΒΟΤΑΝΙΚΗ / SYSTEMATIC BOTANY
CodeBO.04.18
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStyliani Kokkini-Gkouzkouni
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001118

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

Registered students: 179
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course427

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
600167933
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: Training the studends on key issues concerning the distinction, identification and naming of the natural plant groups. Understanding the evolution and the phylogenetic relationships of the plants. Skills: Use of the stereoscope for observing and recognising the diagnostic morphological characters of different plant taxa. Aquaintance with the use of plant identification keys. Ability for fieldwork and recognition of characteristic families, genera and species of the Greek flora in the field.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Principles of plant taxonomy and nomenclature. Plant species concept. Taxonomic characters. Plant classification systems. Basic morphological characters of the seven Divisions of the Plant Kingdom. Diagnostic characters of important families of the Greek Flora. Characteristic species of the main Greek ecosystems. Origin and Evolution of the Angiosperms
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Lectures451.8
Laboratory Work150.6
Fieldwork241.0
Reading Assigment492.0
Project391.6
Exams30.1
Total1757
Student Assessment
Description
Participation on fieldwork, How to make a small herbarium (plant collection), Oral examination on the plants collected by the students, Written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Μπαμπαλώνας Δ., Κοκκίνη Σ. (2004). Συστηματική Βοτανική: Φυλογενετική – φαινετική προσέγγιση της ταξινόμησης των φυτικών οργανισμών. Εκδόσεις Αϊβάζη. Θεσσαλονίκη. 2.Stace C.A. (Ελληνική έκδοση) (2003). Ταξινομική των φυτών και Βιοσυστηματική. Εκδόσεις Έκτυπον ΕΠΕ-AEI. Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
Η προτεινόμενη στις διαφάνειες των διαλέξεων που είναι διαθέσιμες στους φοιτητές στο https://elearning.auth.gr/course/view.php?id=6403e-learning auth
Last Update
19-01-2021