Foreign Language Geological Terminology I

Course Information
TitleΞΕΝΟΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ι / Foreign Language Geological Terminology I
CodeGGN 539Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasilios Melfos
Course ID40001830

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
A. English:Reference level B2 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. B. German: Reference level B1 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
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A. English 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 B. Geological texts and exercises in German.
English/German vocabulary, Geology, Mineralogy, Geophysics, Meteorology, Physical Geography
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) 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 Assigment50.2
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
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 Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Α. Σημειώσεις Β. Γερμανικά: Allgemeine Geologie. Einführung in das System Erde. Spektrum Verlag.
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