|Title||ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / ECOLOGY|
|Faculty||Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment|
|Cycle / Level||1st / Undergraduate|
Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)
Registered students: 0
|Academic Year||2019 – 2020|
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Course Type 2016-2020
- General Knowledge
- Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
- Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
- Greek (Instruction, Examination)
- English (Examination)
- Ν008Υ PLANT ANATOMY AND MORPHOLOGY
- Ν017Υ SOIL SCIENCE
- Ν021Υ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
- Ν035Ε AGRICULTURAL ZOOLOGY
- Ν063Ε SYSTEMATIC BOTANY
Recommended that students attend the courses "Anatomy and Morphology of Plant", "Agricultural Zoology", "Soil Science", "Systematic Botany" and "Plant Physiology"
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. have a basic scientific knowledge of the Natural History 2. understand general ecological subjects 3. obtain the necessary background for applied agricultural and environmental disciplines. 4. develop critical thinking skills to ecological issues.
- Apply knowledge in practice
- Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
- Make decisions
- Work autonomously
- Work in teams
- Work in an international context
- Work in an interdisciplinary team
- Design and manage projects
- Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
- Respect natural environment
- Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
- Be critical and self-critical
- Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the Science of Ecology. Ecology and Evolution. Ecosystems and communities. Terrestrial biomes. Energy and productivity in ecosystems. Food relations, Food webs in ecosystems. Biogeochemical cycles. Greenhouse effect. Nutrient budgets in ecosystems. Adaptations of organisms to the environment. Growth and regulation of population. Demography. Intra-specific competition. Interspecific (biotic) interactions (competition, predation, mutuality, cooperation) - Homeostasis of the ecosystem. Development and evolution of the ecosystem (Succession).
Ecology, Ecosystem, Population, Community, Energy, Productivity, Biochemical cycle, Glasshouse effect.
Educational Material Types
- Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
- Use of ICT in Course Teaching
- Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching with powerpoint.
|Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities||3||✓||✓||✓|
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
- Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βερεσόγλου Δ. "Οικολογία 2010 ΓΑΡΤΑΓΑΝΗΣ ΑΓΙΣ-ΣΑΒΒΑΣ (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 32998680)
Additional bibliography for study
Σαιτάνης Κ. και Καρανδεινός Μ.Γ. 2010. Πληθυσμιακή Οικολογία - Δυναμική Πληθυσμών. ΕΜΒΡΥΟ - ΣΤΥΛΙΑΝΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΑΔΗΣ. Krebs C.J. 2001. Ecology: The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance, 5th Edition. Benjamin Cummings.