Foreign Language Geological Terminology I

Course Information
TitleΞΕΝΟΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ι / Foreign Language Geological Terminology I
CodeNGGN 521Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600019038

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Geōlogías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 90
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses533
ORYKTOLOGIA - PETROLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533
KOITASMATOLOGIA - OIKONOMIKĪ GEŌLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533
GEŌFYSIKĪElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Reference level B2 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to be able: 1) to comprehend the basic technical terminology of the Geological Science 2) to translate into Greek geological texts written in English 3) to translate into English geological texts written in Greek
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1) The Earth, Geological time 2) Geological history 3) Paleontology 4) Hydrogeology 5) Glossary of Geomorphology 6) Glacial-Eolian Environments 7) Minerals 8) Rocks 9) Glossary of Seismology 10) Glossary of Geophysics 11) Atmospheric composition, Atmosphere Circulation, Atmospheric pollutants 12) Climatic system 13) Climate models
English vocabulary, Geology, Mineralogy, Geophysics, Meteorology, Physical Geography
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
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
All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2) The teacher communicates with students through email 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment23
Written assigments23
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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