Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420001945

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
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 (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to have knowledge: 1. of the physiology in horses. 2. of the mechanisms involved in reproduction. 3. the control of reproduction. 4. the indigenous greek horse breeds under exctinction.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Reproduction ability in horses. Reproductive system of mare and stallion. Hormonal conrol of Reproduction. Seasonality of mare.Estrus cycle, pregnancy, parturition. Post partum period. Reproductive physiology of the stallion. Genetic aspects of reproduction. Genetic diversity and inbreeding in Greece. Pedigree books . Genetic biodiversity.
horses, Reproduction, breeds.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
75% written exams. 25% individual project assignment (a set of exercises).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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