ISSUES OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Course Information
TitleΖΗΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΑΣ / ISSUES OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
CodeΕΜ63
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorGeorgios Malandrakis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017618

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dīmotikīs Ekpaídeusīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 126
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses534

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600200312
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students should: 1. realize the main environmental issues of the planet and their relationship to sustainability 2. have understood the relationship between these environmental issues and social, economic and political choices both on a personal and collective level 3. aware of the existing ways of dealing with them 4. be able to analyze critically local issues in the context of sustainable development
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1.The environmental issues, their social, economic and political nature and their sustainability 2.Material, energy and systems 3.Ecosystems, their function and relation to sustainability 4.Biodiversity and its relation to sustainability 5.Interaction of species and population control 6.Human population and urbanization 7.Climate and biodiversity - Conservation of biodiversity 8.Production and distribution of food: agriculture, livestock, fishing 9.Water resources and water pollution 10.Geology and non-renewable mineral resources 11.Energy resources and energy issue 12.Energy - alternative forms of energy 13.Environmental hazards and human health 14. Degradation of natural resources and biodiversity 15.Atmospheric pollution, climate change and ozone depletion 16.Solid and hazardous wastes 17.Environmental economics - Green Economy 18.Environmental policy 19. Lack of poverty and social inequalities 20. Work and sustainability 21.Environment and health 22.The role of technology in burdening and protecting the environment 23. Conflicts - Immigration 24.Intergenic and intergenerational justice issues 25. Globalization 26.Analysis of local issues of environment and sustainability from the Greek space 27. The role of education in all the above-mentioned issues
Keywords
Environmental issues, sustainability
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Reading Assigment652.2
Written assigments130.4
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Miller, G. Tyler. Περιβαλλοντική επιστήμη / G. Tyler Miller, Jr., Scott E. Spoolman. Επιμέλεια Παναγιώτης Δημητρακόπουλος, Κώστας Γαβριλάκης · Μετάφραση Αγαμέμνων Μήλιος. -Θεσσαλονίκη: Τζιόλα, 2018. - 640σ. · 29x21εκ. ΜΟΥΣΙΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, Ν., ΝΤΖΙΑΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ, Λ., ΣΛΙΝΗ, Θ. (2015) . Τεχνική Προστασίας Περιβάλλοντος – Αρχές Αειφορίας. Ελληνικά Ακαδημαϊκά Ηλεκτρονικά Συγγράμματα και Βοηθήματα. ISBN: 978-960-603-107-6. Διαθέσιμο στο https://repository.kallipos.gr/bitstream/11419/1009/6/full.pdf.
Last Update
13-05-2022