Online Certification Course – Basics of Soil Science (AEP MOOCs)

Agri. Education Pakistan is nonreligious, nonpolitical and independent organization working since August 2011. The mission of the organization is “to educate the masses in the country regarding agricultural sciences and environmental conservation”. Our objective is to offer sustainability in happiness, health and economy by producing a new breed of Agripreneurs.

Agri. Education Pakistan is always being a trendsetter. The organization is the pioneer of many projects in the country (Visit; AEP). The mode of education is now changing over the globe in the term of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Pakistan is an agricultural country and as per the agenda of the organization to serve the youth and small farmers, Agri. Education Pakistan is going to get the honor to be the pioneer of MOOCs regarding agriculture and allied fields. The course content will be provided to students via email and the certificates will be awarded on securing 70% marks in the online exam. The online courses are the most efficient way of learning in the present world and with the support of stakeholders, we can better serve our community.

Course Details:

Course Title: Basics of Soil Science
Session: 4
Language: English
Course Publisher: AEP MOOCs
Enrollment Charges: PKR 500/- only
Dues Submission: information share after email confirmation
Session Start: 1st June 2017 – Session End: 9th June 2017
Content Origin: Research Journals and Reliable Books
License: Downloadable.
Release Date: 5 July 2016 
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 6-10 Hours (Fast Track Fee PKR 1000/-)
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes 
Age appropriateness: 12+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Middle Level
Certification Availability: PDF

AEP’s online certification course in “Basics of Soil Science” is an engaging course and it is packed with the knowledge to help you to understand the basics concepts of soil science. This online course is ideal for those, who want to get the basic and conceptual knowledge about the subject. This course will comprise the four modules;
• What is Soil?
• Soil Physical Properties
• Soil Chemical Properties
• Soil Biological Properties

To qualifies for your official Certificate or PDF, you must study and complete all modules and score 70% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to download your certificate will then email to you.
Note: Certificate will be issued jointly by Agri. Education Pakistan & Agri. Tourism Development Corporation Pakistan

Upon completion of this online course, you will have an understanding of the following topics;
• Introduction to soil
• Soil Development and Horizons
• Soil Texture
• Soil Colloids
• Soil Structure
• Soil Porosity 
• Water and Plant Relations
• Exchange Capacity
• Soil pH
• Salt-Affected Soils
• Calcareous Soils
• Soil Biota
• Soil Flora
• Soil Fauna
• Soil Microorganisms

For online enrollment for this course, please visit the link; Basics of Soil Science (Session-4)

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