Course title
R04820002
Environmental Land Use Planning

nakamura hitoshi Click to show questionnaire result at 2018
Course description
Environmental land use planning is a significant part of environmental management in order to reconcile conflicts between the multiple objectives of sustainability. This lecture will focus on the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management, and technical analysis and integration methods of environmental land use planning.
Each class will be conducted in English with a lecture, a group discussion or presentations by students.
The number of students will be limited to around 40 at a maximum. If the enrollment entry exceeds 40, those who have a higher score of TOEIC or equivalent English proficiency test will be accepted. The students in the Global Program will be given priority enrollment.
Purpose of class
This course deals with the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management, and technical analysis and integration methods of environmental land use planning.
Goals and objectives
  1. Students will learn the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management.
  2. Students will learn about the technical analysis and integration methods of environmental land use planning.
  3. Students will be able to make a presentation about the concept and technical analysis of environmental land use planning.
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Environmental Management for Sustainability Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
2. Environmental Planning for Sustainability Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
3. Comprehensive and Strategic Land Use Planning for Sustainability Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
4. Collaborative Environmental Planning and Learning for Sustainability Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
5. Environmental Data and Geospatial Analysis Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
6. Soils, Agriculture, and Land Use Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
7. Water and Land Use: Stream Flow, Flooding, and Runoff Pollution Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
8. Stormwater management and Watershed Restoration Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
9. Groundwater and Source Water Protection Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
10. Landscape and Urban Ecology, Urban Forestry and Wetlands Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
11. Wildlife Habitats and Urban Biodiversity Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
12. Energy, Air Quality, and Climate Change Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
13. Natural Hazard Mitigation for Community Resilience Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a presentation
14. Integration Methods and Synthesis Metrics Read relevant references 200minutes
Prepare for a final presentation
Total. - - 2800minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

In-class presentations and discussions presentation materials Total.
1. 10% 10% 20%
2. 20% 20% 40%
3. 20% 20% 40%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
In-class presentations and discussions (50%) and presentation materials (50%)
Textbooks and reference materials
Principal reference: Randolph, J. 2012. Environmental Land Use Planning and Management. Washington, DC: Island Press
Other references are shown as needed each time.
Prerequisites
It would be ideal for students to visit several types of urban and rural areas.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Lunch break on Thursday.
  • Questions by email can be accepted at any time.
    E-mail (Prof. Nakamura): nakamu-h@shibaura-it.ac.jp
Regionally-oriented
Regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable Based on the work experience in the field of Urban and Regional Planning, the basic concept, technical analysis and integration methods in relation to spatial planning for disaster risk reduction can be taught.
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
  • 3.GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 6.CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
  • 7.AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 11.SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 13.CLIMATE ACTION
  • 14.LIFE BELOW WATER
  • 15.LIFE ON LAND
  • 17.PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS
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