Course code APL241

APL241 Environment and Planning, Part 2

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Course responsible: Synne Movik
Teachers: Knut Bjørn Stokke, Synne Movik, Aase-Kristine Aasen Lundberg, Martin Lund-Iversen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2012-2013
Course contents:
The course is structured around lectures and supervised writing exercises. The students will be organised into groups according to what academic field they are associated with (i. e. natural resource management, renewable energy, public health, etc.). Emphasis will be placed on gaining writing experience, and giving feedback to other groups. Supervision and feedback will be provided throughout the writing process. The writing exercise will take the form of a group work, which will form the basis for evaluation.. 
Learning outcome:
The course will concentrate on the writing of a comment to a consultation process related to a municipal plan based on the Planning and Building Act. The exercise will take the form of a group work, and the students will assume the role of an authority of their choice, that has the mandate to offer an objection to the proposed municipal plans. The students are asked to reflect on the level of conflict between different interests affected by the proposed plan, and to judge whether an objection is in order. The idea is that the conflicts being focused on should be related to environmental protection, renewable energy or public health, making it relevant for students from these field. In addition to the task described of writing a formal comment or objection from a relevant authority, students are also expected to write a note expressing their own reflections, based on knowledge gathered about the conflict at hand, and which will form the basis for the formal comment. The writing exercises draw on the course APL240. 
Learning activities:
Lectures, writing, supervision and group work.
Teaching support:
Individuell veiledning.

.A course reading list will be distributed at the start of the course. 

Core text; Martin Lund-Iversen, Innsigelser etter plan- og bygningsloven (i Tiltakskatalogen)

Recommended prerequisites:
Group assignment. Pass/fail
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
The course runs in parallel with APL240, and students are able to follow both courses within the same spring parallel. 
External examiner. 
Examination details: Group task: Bestått / Ikke bestått