PHYSIOLOGY

PHYSIOLOGY

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Code
88375
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
12 credits during the 2nd year of 9916 ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (L-32) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES)
Prerequisites
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topics of general and environmental physiology in order to enable students to acquire a specialised knowledge and understanding the main physiological  systems.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is set up as a basic biological teaching to provide the basic functional principles of living matter through the analysis of functions both at the cellular level and at the level of animal organism.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Laura Vergani: The students are able to book an appointment by phone, by mail or by aulaweb

Ricevimento: On appointment

Ricevimento: Direct contact with the teacher by e-mail

Exam Board

LAURA CANESI (President)

LAURA VERGANI

ELENA GRASSELLI

TERESA BALBI

LESSONS

ORARI

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

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EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam and preliminary multiple choice test.

Admission to oral exam takes place after passing a written test with 30 multiple choice quitz (at least 2/3 correct answers). The result of the test does not influence the final mark.

The examination procedure to assess the achievement of the objectives set will take place with an oral examination, and is always be conducted by a Commission consisting of at least two tenured teachers (or in cases limited by a tenured professor and a lecturer of the subject designated by the CCS) and has a duration of at least 20 minutes for each module. The Commission, appointed in this way, is able to verify with high accuracy the achievement of the educational objectives of the teaching.

The final mark will be determined by considering the achievement of the specific objectives of both modules.

Booking: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/prenotazione.

At least 2 exams will be available in the winter session (January-February) and 4 exams in the summer session (June, July, September).

Assessment methods

The Commission accurately verifies the achievement of the educational objectives of the teaching by asking different questions related to the program actually carried out during the lessons of the course. For the final evaluation of the student the commission evaluates the following requirements: level of knowledge of the topics covered by the questions, exposure skills, ability to reason and link with other topics of the course. In the event that the training objectives are not achieved, the student is invited to better verify his / her knowledge and possibly to make use of further explanations by contacting the teacher in charge of the course.