APL330 Planning Theory - Advanced course
Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .
Course responsible: Kristina Grange
Teachers: Inger-Lise Saglie, Timothy Kevin Richardson
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
The course includes lectures, seminars, required reading, written course papers and discussions. The planning theories are presented through lectures. They are furthermore discussed in groups and it is expected that the students actively participates in the discussions.
The students will have knowledge about main directions in planning theory. This include power, professional ethics, normative and discursive planning theory, instrumental and communicative rationality. The aim is to enable the student to build a theoretical platform for own reflection on planning as a professional activity.
Before each seminar, all students have prepared and handed in an assignment based on the literature for the seminar. Each student has also read one other student's assignment and is prepared to give comments in groups.
Most of the literature will be avaiable at Fronter.
APL 250 and LAA 250
Obligatory lectures and seminars (70 % attendance), obligatory individual written course papers and active participation in discussions.
3-4 individual written course papers. Written exam. Course marks based on written assignments during the course (half) and the written exam (half).
The course includes lectures, seminars, required reading, written course papers and discussions. The plannings theories are presented thorugh lectures. These will be discussed in groups and it is expected that the students actively participates in the discussions.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
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Type of course:
Lectures and seminars 40 hours. Selfstudy inclusive required reading and written course papers 210 hours.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått