Mobilities: Place and Culture

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Relevant BSc degree (Bachelor)

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The project module aims at giving the students the opportunity to work at the crossroads between mobilities, place and culture and to develop a theoretical approach alongside their empirical investigations. The project module seeks to study influences and relations between mobilities, place and culture. The objective is to investigate place theory and cultural theory in relation to mobilities, with the aim of achieving an understanding of interrelations between place, culture and the mobilities perspective.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of state-of-the-art theories and methods in mobilities research relating to place and culture
  • Must have knowledge of relational place theory
  • Must have an understanding of the relations between mobilities and place and culture
  • Must have an understanding of mobilities and tracking technologies

Skills

  • Must be able to apply relevant theories and methods of place and culture to empirical cases
  • Must be able to analyse mobilities in relation to place and culture
  • Must be able to evaluate contemporary mobilities and their relation to place and culture

Competences

  • Must have competencies in developing mobilities-related models and concepts concerning place and culture in contemporary society
  • Must be able to work in interdisciplinary contexts in the field of mobilities, place and culture
  • Must have competencies in organising and managing complex mobilities in cross-disciplinary contexts

Type of instruction

Problem-based project work, supervision, and plenary sessions



Exam

Exams

Name of examMobilities: Place and Culture
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Framework Provisions

Facts about the module

Danish titleMobiliteter: Sted og kultur
Module codeAODMTM2P132
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning