LAA207 Universal Design

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Camilla Martha Ihlebæk

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Limits of class size:Minimum 10 students. Maximum 40 students.

Course frequency:This course is not offered fall 2023 due to revision

Nominal workload:125 hours.

Teaching and exam period:This course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel.

About this course

Lectures, individual 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.
  • Lectures, literature seminar and group assignment.
  • Canvas.
  • The students must have completed the first year of a Bachelor study.
  • Group assignment. Graded A - F.

  • The sensor evaluates all of the group assignments.
  • Literature seminar and assignments.
  • The subject will not be offered in 2022. For 2023/2024 Laa207 might be revised or merged with other subjects.
  • 4 hours/week during the autumn.
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).