LNAK10081U Nature Perception - Theories and Methods for Investigation
MSc Programme in Agriculture
MSc Programme in Landscape Architecture
Based on introductory lectures the use of different methods for investigations of perceptions of nature will be excersised.
Knowledge: Present examples of different theories and methodologies for analyzing meanings of nature and describe and compare their content; demonstrate overview of Danish outdoor recreation, nature interpretation, and the history of western countries' philosophies of nature.
Skills: Ability to select and use methods and theories for analyses and comparison of nature perception in concrete cases.
Competences: Ability to present and discuss similarities and differences of nature perception based on theories and empery.
Litterature will be accessible from KUnet
Caspersen, OH. & Olafsson, AS (2010). Recreational
mapping and planning for enlargement of the green structure in
greater Copenhagen. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, vol 9/2,
Selman, P. (2006). People and Landscapes. In: P. Selman (ed): Planning at the landscape scale. Routledge, London, PP. 51-68.
Teel, T.L.; Manfredo, M.J.; Jensen, F.S.; Buijs, A.E.; Fischer, A.; Riepe, C.; Arlinghaus, R.; Jacobs, M.H. (2010). Understanding the cognitive basis for human-wildlife relationships as a key to successful protected-area management. International Journal of Sociology 40/3, pp. 104 – 123.
- Project work
- Theory exercises
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- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignmentOral examination, 25 min.Written synopsis. The written synopsis is elaborated by the student in 10 minutes, followed by 15 minutes oral examination.
Weight: Written synopsis 30%, oral examination 70%.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship