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 course will focus on the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management, technical analysis and integration methods of environmental land use planning, and planning, design, and policy tools for environmental land management.
Each class will be conducted online in English with a lecture and presentations by students.
Purpose of class
This course deals with the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management, and technical analysis, integration methods of environmental land use planning, and planning, design, and policy tools for environmental land management.
Goals and objectives
  1. Students will be able to understand the basic concept of environmental land use planning and management.
  2. Students will be able to make various presentations about the technical analysis and integration methods of environmental land use planning.
  3. Students will be able to make various presentations about planning, design, and policy tools for environmental land management.
Language
English
Class schedule

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

Feedback reports for each class In-class presentations and discussions Final report and presentation Total.
1. 14% 6% 0% 20%
2. 40% 12% 8% 60%
3. 0% 0% 20% 20%
Total. 54% 18% 28% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Feedback reports for each class: 54%
In-class presentations and discussions: 18%
Final report and presentation: 28%
Textbooks and reference materials
Textbook: Randolph, J. 2012. Environmental Land Use Planning and Management. Washington, DC: Island Press
Handouts will be provided for each lecture theme.
Prerequisites
This course is designed for a student who has been studying urban and regional planning, architecture, environmental studies, and other related academic fields. 
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • 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 applicable
Applicable Based on the work experience in the field of Urban and Regional Planning, the basic concept, technical analysis, and planning, design, and policy tools for environmental land management 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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