APPLIED APICULTURE

Course Information
TitleΕΦΑΡΜΟΣΜΕΝΗ ΜΕΛΙΣΣΟΚΟΜΙΑ / APPLIED APICULTURE
CodeΝ438Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420002016

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

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

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600173926
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν505Υ APICULTURE
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the courses, students will be able to provide solutions to practical beekeeping difficulties, to manage an apiary, but even to be able to work with bees and become beekeeper themselves. With the continuous practical training provided by the course, students become able to apply beekeeping seasonal manipulations, to produce, processes and market bee products (honey, pollen, royal jelly, propolis, wax and bee venom).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Professional beekeeping, elements of bee biology, bee hive inspection, seasonal management of the bee hives: Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer, prevention and suppression of swarming, bee plants, feedings, beehives transportations, royal jelly pollen, propolis production techniques, queen rearing, emergency of bees pests and diseases, standardization, quality control and marketing of honey
Keywords
Beekeeping, bee products production, seasonal beekeeping manipulations
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Use of power point software during lectures, video, emails, exams
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures45
Laboratory Work6
Fieldwork39
Reading Assigment15
Written assigments20
Exams25
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Written and practical exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πρακτική Μελισσοκομία Ανδρέας Θρασυβούλου, Εκδότης Νίκος Παππάς - Μελισσοκομική Επιθεώρηση
Additional bibliography for study
Επιστημονικά άρθρα σε θεματικές ενότητες που αφορούν τη βιολογία μέλισσας, την διαχείριση μελισσοσμηνών, την παραγωγή σύνθεση και ποιότητα μελισσοκομικών προϊόντων
Last Update
13-07-2021