Course code LAA307

LAA307 Planning of Cemeteries. Theory - Site - Consept

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Course responsible: Kirsten Grindaker Lunde
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
max. 30 students
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, Spring paralle.
Course frequency: Odd years
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:
M-LA 3th, 4th and 5th year.B-LI 3th year.
Course contents:
The course consists of lectures, excursions, compulsory assignments.
Learning outcome:
Knowledge Advanced knowledge of complex landscape architectural issues. View the detailed knowledge of the profession"s methods, and method and theory related to the topic. Analyze existing theories, methods and interpretations in landscape architecture, planning and management. The course will provide the students with knowledge which qualifies them for participation in planning and management of burial sites in a multicultural perspective. The course will also give the students insight into the plan elements which are fixed by law for cemeteries. Furthermore, the students will get knowledge of the cultural heritage which our cemeteries present, and there will be focus on current trends. Skill Formulate scientific reasoning with regard to the various sources of information and a critical assessment of these. Take responsibility for their own learning, creative process and professional development through the various planning stages of a project General competence Manage their own learning by asking relevant and technical questions on a mostly autonomous and independent manner, with professional integrity and respect for others.
Learning activities:
Lectures, group work/project assignment, independent assignments and excursions.
Teaching support:
Lectures, individual and group supervision.
Klingberg H. 1997: Den nye Kirkegårdsboka, Forsythia Forlag and Klingberg, Sørmoen, Wefald 2005: Kirkegården et levende kulturminne, AFRO forlag mm. Reading list will be handed out at course start.
LAA116 and LAA214.Or LAA231.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
2 excursions, seminar and  assignments.
Projectassignments are to be delivered, they are evaluated by sensor. Marks A-F.
Nominal workload:
Total workload: 300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: app. 35 hours. Excursions: app. 15 hours. Woorkshops: app. 15 hours. Supervision: app. 2-3 hours pr student.
The cours will bee revised.
2 project assignments are evaluated by teacher. 1 Semester assignments, group work(incl. presentation)are evaluated by sensor. The examiner comments on the course content and structure.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått