Course code LAA207

LAA207 Universal Design

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Course responsible: Helena Annie Nordh
Teachers: Berit Irene Nordahl
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 10 students. Maximum 30 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures, group assignments, excursions.
Learning outcome:
The student will gain knowledge of the concept universal design. The student will have knowledge of what kinds of barriers various forms of disability entails, barriers related to home, work and leisure activities. The student will get knowledge of the laws and regulations that are relevant to universal design. The students can find the laws, regulations and standards that are relevant for universal design. The students can use appropriate methods for evaluating universal design. The students will learn how to analyze and understand how the different physical solutions creates limitations for equal participation.
Learning activities:
Lectures, literature seminars and group assignment.
Teaching support:
Fronter and e-mail.

Universell utforming- Verdigrunnlag, kunnskap og praksis av Inger Marie Lid

Norsk standard  NS11005:2011 Universell utforming av opparbeidete uteområder. Krav og anbefalinger (the standard can be borrowed from the teacher).

The students must have completed the first year of a Bachelor study.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Seminars and assignements.
Group assignment.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
10 hours lectures, 10 hours seminars/exercises, 8 hours oral presentations, 2 hours supervision, 1 day excursion.
The sensor evaluate all of the group assignment.
Examination details: :