LAA221 Professional Course I
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Course responsible: Ola Asbjørn Bettum
Teachers: Kirsten Grindaker Lunde
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Maximum of 60 students
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel,
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
Lectures: The main part of the course lectures are given by central players within the green space area. This gives an overview of the different challenges and methods in management and green space. The most important standards and regulations are taught. Principles of private/public management cooperation are taught, and experiences with different forms of public competition of management tasks are discussed. Demonstrations: An intensive course is given regarding the use of IT-based description programmes for new construction and management. A demonstration of the use of GIS as a management tool is given. Semester assignment: Throughout the course, several project assignments will be given, which reflect the topics taken up. Included is a complete space description following NS 3420.
Students will be able to develop project documents in accordance with Norwegian Standards. Students will get practice in independent, technical thinking with regard to the management and development of public and private green spaces.
The course is structured around a series of lectures. In connection with the lectures, there will be given references to other literature that is relevant for the course. A semester assignment shall be prepared. Field inspection.
Students receive supervision in groups, in connection with the semester assignment.
Contemporary periodical articles and other literature will be handed out during the course.
The first two years of study in the respective study programmes, possibly the equivalent, must be completed.
Elementary construction knowledge
80 % attendance at lectures, surveys and seminars, due to the fact that there is not much textbook material for this course.
Total workload is 150 hours, of which 95 hours is used for work with the semester assignment.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures/demonstrations: 35 hours. Seminars: 10 hours. Surveys: 8 hours.
The content and structure of the course are evaluated by an external examiner.The examiner evaluates a limited number of the submitted assignments
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått