Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420001849

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to reply to : 1. How the population sizes and changes influence the formation of social conditions and situations in rural areas 2. how population data are influenced by economic, environmental, social and other factors 3. how they could " intervene " through policies on the population to improve their socio -economic figures 4. Calculate and asses indicators of the structure of a population which is extremely useful to appreciate including labor force, scope and composition of the market , the aging population and its impact on innovation, development plans, etc. 5. provide demographic prospects of a population using population pyramids
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Demography represents a fundamental approach to the understanding of human society both in urban and rural areas. Nowadays, the population of the developed world is shrinking.Women give birth to fewer children. People are living longer. The number of pensioners is increasing in comparison to employees. The map of migration is changing and immigration countries become countries of emigration and vice versa. Justification and evaluation of these phenomena and the changes brought about in the economic and social level are negotiated during the course Social Demography. In particular it includes: Introduction to Social Demography. Size and structure of the population. Aging. The evolution of the Greek population. Biological renewal. Biological deterioration of the population.Migration
population, demographics, census, civil status, population register, structure, age, gender, aging, pyramid, Indicators, repatriation, immigration, birth rate, fertility, marital, divorce, mortality, inequality, mobi lity
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • 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
Use of Power Point, use of URL for up- loading notes, directions and communicating news to students &
Course Organization
Laboratory Work9
Reading Assigment36
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities4
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
α. choice: final exams (100%) β. choice: 3 tasks (20%+20%+60%). Last task has a small field research and oral presentation For the elaboration of the assignments there are explicitly defined evaluation criteria which are described during the lectures and are posted on the course website Clarifications for assignments, instructions, and feedback etc. are given during lectures.
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)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Iακωβίδου, Ό.(2009). «Κοινωνική Δημογραφία». Εκδόσεις Γράφημα [Κωδ. 7650
Additional bibliography for study ,
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