ECOLOGY

ECOLOGY

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Code
52675
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 9916 ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (L-32) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES)
Prerequisites
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Ecology is the science that studies the complex relationships between organisms and the environment in which they live and which highlights and analyses the mutual influences of the living and non-living component in ecosystems.

The course is integrated theoretical-practical and includes worked examples and numeorus exercises (mandatory), whose solutions must be shown at the exam. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition of the fundamentals of the ecological theory and the principles and methods of ecological investigations. Development of the capacity of understanding terminology and language typical of the discipline and of elaborating and rendering of information useful for the study, characterization and management of ecosystems.

PREREQUISITES

There are no specific prerequisites, but basic knowledge of zoology is recommended to effectively address the teaching content.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The reception of the students will be arranged directly with the teacher.

Exam Board

MARIACHIARA CHIANTORE (President)

GINA DE LA FUENTE MANCEBO

VALENTINA ASNAGHI

CRISTINA MISIC

LESSONS

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists of an oral test concerning the topics covered in the teaching. The exam is passed if the student has obtained a mark greater than or equal to 18/30.

5 appeals will be available in the summer session (June, July, September) and 2 appeals in the winter session (January-February).

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

Assessment methods

Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree of detail required for each topic will be provided during the lessons.

The exam will verify the actual acquisition of knowledge, which the student will have to be able to connect and integrate. The ability to synthesize and recognize the main aspects of the topic will be evaluated and the ability to expose the arguments clearly and with correct terminology will also be considered.