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The course evaluation is not yet activatedThe course evaluation is open between 2021-10-25 and 2021-11-15
Additional course evaluations for LK0274
Academic year 2020/2021Healthcare gardens (LK0274-10143) 2020-08-31 - 2020-11-01
Academic year 2019/2020Healthcare gardens (LK0274-10226) 2019-09-02 - 2019-10-31
Academic year 2018/2019Healthcare gardens (LK0274-10063) 2018-09-03 - 2018-11-05
Academic year 2017/2018Healthcare gardens (LK0274-10125) 2017-08-28 - 2017-10-30
Academic year 2016/2017Healthcare gardens (LK0274-10113) 2016-08-29 - 2016-10-31
LK0274 Healthcare gardens, 15.0 CreditsHälsoträdgårdar
SubjectsLandscape Architecture Horticultural science
Education cycleBachelor’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)
Prior knowledgeKnowledge equivalent to 60 credits in Landscape Architecture or 60 credits in Horticultural Science.
ObjectivesThe course intends to give an introduction to research about health promotion environments and basic knowledge within garden design that focuses special target groups’ different needs and preferences.
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for the concept of gardens in healthcare and give examples of what healthcare gardens could contain and how they could be used
- compile knowledge that is relevant to specific target groups’ interaction with the outdoor environment
- draw conclusions about different target groups’ interaction with the outdoor environment
- describe qualities and weaknesses in existing outdoor environments based on different target groups’ varying needs
- give appropriate proposals for contents and design of healthcare gardens
- communicate practical and theoretical knowledge of the field to professionals and laymen
ContentThe course comprise two parts. The first part consists of an overview of basic concepts and literature relating to healthcare gardens and different target groups’ needs in the outdoor environment, for example children, older persons, ill or disabled individuals. The students conduct literature reviews on the special needs, behaviours and properties that characterise different target groups. Further , the students get to know and use different methods for site analyses with relevance for healthcare gardens. In the second part, the knowledge from the literature reviews are used to draw conclusions about different target groups’ interaction with outdoor environment. The advantages and disadvantages of different environments are discussed in relation to the different target groups’ specific needs to lead to appropriate proposals for contents and design of healthcare gardens.
The course contains lectures, workshops, practical assignments (compulsory), seminars (compulsory) and study visits (compulsory).
Formats and requirements for examinationAttendance and active participation in compulsory components.
Passed written practical assignments including critical review and oral presentation.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.