Course code LAA207

LAA207 Universal Design

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Course responsible: Helena Annie Nordh, Bjørnar Finnanger Garshol
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 10 students. Maximum 40 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually. This course will not run in 2018.
First time: 2011H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures, individal work, group assignment.
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 use appropriate methods for evaluating universal design. The students will learn how to analyse how different physical solutions creates limitations for equal participation. The student will practice cooperation, responsibility and critical reflection through group work.
Learning activities:
Lectures, literature seminar and group assignment.
Teaching support:
Inger Marie Lid (2013) Universell utforming- Verdigrunnlag, kunnskap og praksis
The students must have completed the first year of a Bachelor study.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Litteratur seminar.
Group assignment. Graded A - F.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
4 hours/week during the autumn.
The course will not run in 2018.
The sensor evaluate all of the group assignments.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått