The Mobilities Turn

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Relevant BSc degree (Bachelor)

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective is to introduce the students to the new ‘mobilities turn’ as an innovative approach to the study of contemporary mobility. In the module the student is acquainted with key thinkers and state-of-the-art research in mobilities. The module also gives an introduction to the international community of mobilities researchers as represented by their networks, centres and journals.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of state-of-the-art theory within the mobilities turn
  • Must be able to identify and understand key thinkers and concepts involved in the mobilities turn

Skills

  • Must be able to discuss and compare key theories within the mobilities turn
  • Must be able to assess advantages and challenges to different theoretical positions within the mobilities turn

Competences

  • Must have competencies in preparing designs for the analysis of contemporary mobility projects by operationalisation of theories of mobilities
  • Must have competencies in reflective learning processes and be able to contribute to cross-disciplinary professional practices

Type of instruction

Supervision and plenary sessions

Exam

Exams

Name of examThe Mobilities Turn
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Framework Provisions

Facts about the module

Danish titleMobilitetsvendingen
Module codeAODMPM1K152
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design