The Deliberative Planner

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following: 

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of the institutional context and power relations within which the planner is working in practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional values, democratic legitimacy, and the roles of the planner in an international and local context
  • Understanding of professional individual conduct, actions and ethical frames in and for practices of the planner
  • Thorough knowledge of the deliberative practices of the planner in dealing with conflict, and in managing the planning process through various and changing situations and differences in planning goals, agents and resources

Skills

  • Can identify central challenges in professional planning practice
  • Can make use of relevant theories, concepts and methods to analyse the practice of planning and critically evaluate the need for the planner to intervene in different contexts
  • Can identify the core challenges in designing and managing deliberative planning processes to deal with power dynamics, conflicts and different interests

Competences

  • Can design and engage with complex planning processes in order to manage conflicts and different interests
  • Can reflect on and develop own professional ethics and procedures
  • Can facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and cooperation in a planning context and be able to reflect in action while assuming professional responsibility

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.

Exam

Exams

Name of examThe Deliberative Planner
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleDen refleksive planlægger
Module codePGLUPMK17202
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
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