Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420001931

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. recognize and understand the importance of AI in the improvement of the reproductive and productive parameters. 2. understand the mechanisms involved in the seasonality of the farm animals. 3. recognise and understand the control of reproduction via the AI and the methods that they should follow to improve their farming.
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)
Advantages and disadvantages of artificial insemination (A.I.). Selection and training of the male. Quallitative and quantitative characteristics of semen. Semen collection and preservation. Semen evaluation. Laboratory processing of semen. Selection of females - detection of oestrus and ovulation. Insemination procedures in farm animals. Hormonal treatment for induction and synchronization of oestrus. Control of fertility. Factors affecting variation of the results of A.I.
Artificial Insemination, hormonal treatment, semen.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work52
Clinical Practice25
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities8
Student Assessment
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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