Course code LAA221

LAA221 Professional Course I

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Course responsible: Ola Asbjørn Bettum
Teachers: Kirsten Grindaker Lunde
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
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
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures: Course lectures are given by central practitioners within the green space area. This gives an overview of different challenges and methods in management of green spaces. The most important standards and regulations are presented. Principles of private/public management cooperation and experiences with different forms of public competition of management tasks are discussed. Demonstrations: An intensive course is given on the use of IT-based description programmes for new construction and management. Semester assignment: Project assignments which reflect the course topics, including a complete construction and management description following NS 3420. The course content corresponds with the content of parallell course LAA 233
Learning outcome:
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.
Learning activities:
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.
Teaching support:
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.
Recommended prerequisites:
Elementary construction knowledge
Mandatory activity:
80 % attendance at lectures, surveys and seminars, due to the fact that there is not much textbook material for this course.
Compulsory assignments.
Nominal workload:
Total workload is 150 hours, of which 95 hours is used for work with the semester assignment.
Entrance requirements:
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