20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module is about introducing students to some of the skills and knowledge needed on this course in general, in this Department, at this University and in the world of work. Communication is central to the profession of Landscape architecture in general and to this course in particular. The bulk of this module is about giving students some of the digital communication skills needed when communicating ideas in the rest of this course and, later, in the workplace.  The module will explain and help students to understand some of the different teaching methods used in the Department of Landscape Architecture and what is expected in terms of being a reflective and critical learner.The module will also introduce some of the tools needed for academic and professional life, including navigating and using the library, correctly referencing your work and avoiding plagiarism. The aims of the module are to: introduce a range of digital communication methods for design, digital modelling and working with digital resources and information introduce the principles of feedback and assessment.  introduce the use of the University Library and other online resources; introduce the principles of correct referencing and avoiding plagiarism.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Landscape Architecture):

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