Topic outline

  • Goals outcomes assessment

    Learning objectives

    The main goal of the course Environmental Monitoring is to help students of master academic studies acquire some additional knowledge on the subject of surveying and monitoring the quality of water, air and soil in accordance with the requirements and regulations, i.e. in accordance with the principles of good laboratory practice and the system for quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC). Students are trained to determine risk levels based on the elements which are used to define the monitoring regime. Last but not least, students are introduced to different types of monitoring.

    Within the lectures and practical classes, students develop competences which are essential for chemists who want to work in accredited laboratories. Within this course students acquire the necessary knowledge regarding the validation and verification of analytical methods (determining measurement uncertainty, limit of detection and limit of quantification, accuracy, reproducibility and precision of a method...) and the knowledge is further consolidated through practical examples

    Learning outcomes

    • An important basis if students later decide to broaden or advance their knowledge in the area of environmental monitoring.
    • Students are able to successfully carry out the accreditation process for relevant analytical methods.

    Assessment

    • Outcome 1: Laboratory and practical classes which include designing a project on a given topic related to environmental chemistry, sampling, laboratory work using standard procedures, and preparation of report.
    • Outcome 2: Term paper with topics related to environmental monitoring.
    • Outcome 3: Oral exam with tasks formulated in such way to show how student understands standard procedures, validation and verification of analytical methods. Finally, student need to show that he/she is able to determine the levels of risk in function of the elements used to define the monitoring regime.
    • Calculation of measurement uncertainty and reproductivity

      Level of study

      Master academic studies

      Title of course in which Educational element is implemented (lecture or lab exercise)

      Environmental monitoring  (lab exercise)

      Ttitle of teaching unit

      Calculation of interlab. reproductivity

      Calculation of measurement uncertainty

      Teacher

      PhD Ivan Gržetić

      PhD Konstantin Ilijević

      Target group (study program, year of study)

      Master  Study Program Environmental Chemistry

      Educational objectives of educational element

      Interlaboratory reproductivity is necessary for understanding and calculation of measurement uncertainty. Measurement uncertainty is crucial parameter for successful work in any accredited laboratory. 

      Required preliminary knowledge and skills

      Basic knowledge of Excel use for descriptive statistics.

      Material available at Moodle platform for the educational element:

      -       Type (.mp4/.avi/.ppt/.pdf/.doc/.jpeg …):

      -       Size (MB):

      -       Used language in the material:

       

      .ppt and .doc

      <5MB

      Serbian and English

      Remote access classroom-laboratory

       No

      • Determination of measurement uncertainty and reproductivity on WD-XRF instrument

        DESCRIPTION OF THE EDUCATIONAL ELEMENT

        Educational element title

        Determination of measurement uncertainty and reproductivity on WD-XRF instrument

        Educational field

        Chemistry

        Level of study

        Master academic studies

        Title of course in which Educational element is implemented (lecture or lab exercise)

        Environmental monitoring  (lab exercise)

        Ttitle of teaching unit

        Determination of detection limit (DL) and quantification limit (QL)

        Teacher

        PhD Ivan Gržetić

        PhD Konstantin Ilijević

        Target group (study program, year of study)

        Master  Study Program Environmental Chemistry

        Educational objectives of educational element

        Introduction the method for determination of DL and QL within WD-XRF analysis based on measurement of plant samples.

        Required preliminary knowledge and skills

        Basics of WD-XRF sample preparation and analysis

        Material available at Moodle platform for the educational element:

        -       Type (.mp4/.avi/.ppt/.pdf/.doc/.jpeg …):

        -       Size (MB):

        -       Used language in the material:

         

        .pdf

        <5MB

        English and Serbian

        Remote access classroom-laboratory

         Yes

        DESCRIPTION OF REMOTE ACCESS

        1. 1.     NETCHEM COMMUNICATION SIDES

        (NOTE: NETCHEM Communication is defined as event that involves all kinds of internet interactions (in real time and not in real time) between participants via devices (PCs, laptops, tablets andmobilephones))

         

        host side

        (NOTE: Host side of NETCHEM Communication is defined as PC who invites other users to join the session)

        participant’s PC in classroom

         

        guest side

        (NOTE: Guest side of NETCHEM Communication is defined as PC who joins the invitation to session)

        participant’s PC in laboratory

         

        1. 2.     COMMUNICATION SOFWARE

         

        Team Viewer

        Meeting: no

         

        Remote control: yes

         

        Meeting and Remote control simultaneously: no

         

        Skype

        Call 1:1: no

         

        Conference Call: yes

         

        1. 3.    COMMUNICATION HARDWARE

         

        on host side

        1  PC for each participant

         

        on guest side

        1 PC, 1 headsets with microphone, camera

         

        1. 4.    INFORMATION EXCHANGE TYPE

         

        Educational
        (one side is dominantly receptive)

        Yes

         

        Place of Educator participant: guest side

         

        Number of educator(s):1

         

        Place of student participant: host side

         

        Number of student participant(s): 3-12

         

        Consultative
        (two sides are equal in giving-receiving information)

        No

         

        Number of host side participant(s): No

         

        Number of guest side participant(s): No