LAA207 Universal Design
Showing course contents for the educational year 2019 - 2020 .
Course responsible: Bjørnar Finnanger Garshol
Teachers: Helena Annie Nordh
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Minimum 10 students. Maximum 40 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Lectures, individual work, group assignment.
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.
Lectures, literature seminar and group assignment.
Inger Marie Lid (2013) Universell utforming- Verdigrunnlag, kunnskap og praksis.
The students must have completed the first year of a Bachelor study.
Literature seminar and assignments.
Group assignment. Graded A - F.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
4 hours/week during the autumn.
The sensor evaluates all of the group assignments.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F