Course code FHV300

FHV300 Occupational Science - Health Promoting Activity

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Course responsible: Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas
Teachers: Mona Asbjørnslett
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
A minimum of 5 students is required for the course to be offered. Upper limit is 35 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, June block.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: 2008V
Preferential right:
M-FOL.
Course contents:

The following topics will be emphasized:

  • Occupational science
  • The signicance of Individual, social and cultural factors for activity
  • Activity and participation - the benefits for physical, mental and social health
  • Human activity in relation to the environment and nature
  • Activity in a cultural perspective
  • Activity in an every day perspective and life time perspective
Learning outcome:

Following the graduation the student will:

  • Have knowledge about the phenomenon of activity (occupation) according to an occupational science perspective
  • Have knowledge about the relationship between activity and health
  • Have knowledge about the significance of individual, social and cultural factors for participation in activity
  • Have knowledge about the relationship between human activity and the environment
  • Be able to acquire new knowledge in the relevant field
  • Be able to communicate key issues in the subject area using relevant terminology
  • Be able to use the subject area in the development of practice
  • Be able to contribute to innovative processes within public health work 
  • Have competence regarding etical issues in activity and health 
Learning activities:
Lectures, seminars, e-learing (Fronter) and self study will support the work with an individual semester assignment. Student skills are assessed through the semester assignment.
Teaching support:
Teachers are available at the workshops and through Fronter.
Syllabus:
Scientific articles and books. An overview of literature will be available upon the start of the course.
Prerequisites:
FHV200, UMB-VIT (HiOA) and UMB-FORSK (HiOA).
Recommended prerequisites:
FHV200/FHV330, UMB-VIT/MAFOLK4100 (HiOA) og UMB-FORSK/MAFOLK4000 (HiOA).
Mandatory activity:
Semester assignment including oral presentation. Report on topic and progress of the written examination assignment, including group supervision and oral presentation.
Assessment:
Individual examination assignment counts 100%.
Nominal workload:
Totally 300 hours. Workshops: 30 h * 2 weeks = 60 hours. Preparation and following up work of the workshops including e-learning and self study: 110 hours. Semester assignment: 130 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
-
Type of course:
The course is based on intensive workshops. Approx. 2 weeks full time (lectures and seminars).
Note:
The course is offered in collaboration with several departments at NMBU and Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Four to six gatherings during spring and June parallels.
Examiner:
An external examiner approves the evaluation method, in this case the text for the individual assignment. The external examiner should participate in evaluating the semester assignments.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått