Course code APL241

APL241 Environment and Planning, Part 2

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Course responsible: Synne Movik
Teachers: Knut Bjørn Stokke, Synne Movik, 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: 2012H
Course contents:
The course is structured around an introductory lecture, followed by supervised group work. The groups search for an appropriate and relevant planning case to work with and choose which planning authority they want to be. The task is to write a consultation letter and an associated reflection note, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the plan and making a judgement whether or not a formal objection might be in order. The group work is supervised, and the work will be presented in plenary to allow feedback from supervisors and fellow students. The written work is expected to be handed in at the end of term and assessed on a pass/fail basis.
Learning outcome:

Through the course, the students will:

  • Develop a good knowledge in a more in-depth understanding of planning practices, procedures and criteria.
  • Be able to search for, assess, and analyse relevant information related to planning cases
  • Demonstrate an ability to reflect on diverging perspectives and conflicts of interest
  • Demonstrate a good capacity to collaborate with others on given tasks.
Learning activities:
Lectures, writing, supervision and group work.
Teaching support:
Lecture, supervision.

.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:
Mandatory activity:
Group work. 
Group assignment. Pass/fail
Nominal workload:
150 timer.
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 assignment: Passed / Failed