Human-Environment Interactions

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of the theories of the patterns and processes that shape human interaction within the built and natural environments
  • Knowledge of the range of ways in which humans attempt to regulate interactions with their biophysical environments through governance, management and policy
  • Can be critical toward various perspectives on human-environment interactions and reflect on how differing human values influence human uses and relations to the environment

Skills

  • Can apply theories of human-environmental interactions seen through global change
  • Can assess the value and reliability of others’ research and methodology in relation to the patterns and processes that shape human interactions with the built and natural environments
  • Can articulate and critique the place and space dimensions of patterns and processes that shape human interactions with the built and natural environments

Competences

  • Can demonstrate continuous professional development through acquisition of new knowledge of patterns and processes that shape human interaction with the built and natural environments
  • Can construct an analytical-theoretical understanding of the local dimensions of global change
  • Can appreciate commonalities and diversity in the local expressions of global change processes
  • Can reflect on the power relations and structural dimensions embedded in human-environment interactions

Type of instruction

Lectures, field work, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc. 



Exam

Exams

Name of examHuman-Environment Interactions
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMenneske og miljø
Module codePGLGEOK17103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Planning, Geography and Surveying
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning