Planning Theory and Method

Landscape Management
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
On completion of the module the students should be able to write and present academic papers. They should therefore be familiar with writing standards, information sources, and research methods.

Program
The research stages. Document space, bibliographic research and preparation of scientific papers. Sources of information. Reading record sheets. The structure of a report.
Territorial planning methodologies: SWOT analysis and definition of territorial models.

Evaluation Methodology
Reading Log Sheet. Individual assignment. Presentation - 15%
Individual assignment. Report and Presentation - 30%
Team assignment. Presentation - 15%
Test(minimum score 8/20) - 40%

Bibliography
- Baptista, C. e Sousa, M. (2011). Como fazer investigação, dissertações, teses e relatórios. Lisboa: Pactor
- Oliveira, L. (2011). Dissertação e Tese em ciência e tecnologia. Lisboa: Lidel

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes focusing of problem-solving exercises.

Software used in class