Course code LAA110


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Course responsible: Tone Lindheim
Teachers: Anne Katrine Geelmuyden, Tore Edvard Bergaust, Kristin Marie Berg
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 Autumn parallel. This course has evaluation in  Spring parallel,
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Preferential right:

M-LA third year

B-LING second year

Course contents:
IMPULSE Inspirational and motivating lectures in Planning, Design, Landscape & Society. IMPULS offers lectures every week, for two months in the spring and autumn parallell terms  with innovative representatives of the profession and researchers .The lectures will vary from year to year. Archtitectural critique and writing is a recurring theme within the series.
Learning outcome:
The course gives an overview over current debates and new trends within landscape design and planning. The students will get exercise in writing by chosing a theme to write about, relating it to the series of lectures and to a wider professional or disciplinary context.
Learning activities:
The lectures shall give inspiration and provide ideas and good examples, showing current trends and policies. knowledge, skills and general competence is acquired through critical assessment and written essays on lectures topics.the students critique each others texts.
Teaching support:

- Niels Christian Geelmuyden: "Skrivekunstens hemmeligheter ", Cappelen Damm

- Jo Bech-Karlsen: "Jeg skriver, altså er jeg - en bok for fagskriveren som vil fortelle", Tanum.

In connection with the lectures, reference will be made to relevant journals, literature and websites.

Students in the third year will have priority.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
At least 80% attendance  at the lectures 
-Delivering of an essay
Nominal workload:
125 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
31 hours of lectures.  ( 15-16 double lectures)
Changes may occure
External examinor study the design of course assignments and evaluates a random number of essays.
Examination details: Essay: Passed / Not Passed