Planning Theory and Method
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP
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.
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.
Reading Log Sheet. Individual assignment. Presentation - 15%
Individual assignment. Report and Presentation - 30%
Team assignment. Presentation - 15%
Test(minimum score 8/20) - 40%
- Oliveira, L. (2011). Dissertação e Tese em ciência e tecnologia. Lisboa: Lidel
- Sousa, M. e Baptista, C. (2011). Como fazer investigação, dissertações, teses e relatórios. Lisboa: Pactor
Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes focusing of problem-solving exercises.
Software used in class