230137 SE Reimagining Cities (2017W)
A relational perspective on the making of urban territories
- Registration is open from We 06.09.2017 09:00 to Su 24.09.2017 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Su 08.10.2017 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
2 planned excursions on the following dates:
13.10.2017: 14.00 to 16.00
18.10.2017: 13.00 to 15.00
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Read the required literature and hand in reading responses: For each session, every student has to hand in a reading response of 1-2 pages that engages with the required reading(s) and the posed questions. These contributions should compare and critically reflect the readings and consist of an own position of the student towards the author’s main arguments. These reading responses should facilitate discussion during the sessions. Reading responses are to be uploaded on Moodle no later than noon, the day before each session.
Give a presentation of literature summaries: Each session, 3-5 students will be required to start the class discussion by briefly (5-8 minutes) summarizing the main arguments of the required readings.
Write blog posts on excursions: Each student will be required to write and document a blog post on each excursion by briefly relating the insights from the excursion with the discussed literature. The blog posts consist of 1-2 pages including pictures and need to be uploaded by October 18 (first excursion) and October 25 (second excursion).
Individual presentation of your blog posts on the excursion in the last session. The presentations last a maximum of 10 minutes per student and need to be uploaded by 9. November 2017 noon.
Participate actively in the discussions of all sessions.
Adhere to the general standards of good academic practice.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The grading of the course is based on the separate assessment of different tasks on a scale of 1-5.Reading responses: 30%, assessed individually
Presentations of literature summary: 20%, assessed as group work
Blog posts and presentation: 30%, assessed individually
Active participation: 20%, assessed individuallyMinimum requirementsTo successfully complete the course, a weighted average of at least 4,5 is required. Failure to meet the
attendance regulations, to deliver course assignments on time or to adhere to standards of academic
work may also be considered in the course assessment.