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Module

TCP8917 : Regenerating Places

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Mr Danny Oswell
  • Lecturer: Professor John Pendlebury
  • Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To develop knowledge about conceptual approaches and alternative policy choices in the fields of urban and rural regeneration. To develop a sound understanding of both the potential and limitations of regeneration policy and strategy. And to contextualise the wider socio-economic, political and cultural influences within which such efforts are both developed and applied.

Outline Of Syllabus

•       Regeneration: Theory and Practice
•       Regeneration Policy and Strategy: An Introduction
•       Urban Regeneration in Tyne and Wear: Heritage and Conservation
•       The Urban Regeneration of East London
•       Urban Renewal and Regeneration in New York
•       Detroit: Urban Renewal and the Motor City
•       Singapore: Reimagining The Lion City
•       Rural Regeneration: Specific Opportunities and Challenges
•       Localism and Regeneration: How far can people-power take you?

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials360:3018:00Standard podcast style lecture material
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion127:0027:00Reading and research specifically focussed on assessment preparation and completion.
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading10:110:11Welcome video: Setting out programme content, background reading, delivery methods, assessment arran
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities90:020:18Short “Two Minute Trailer” videos setting out topic and reading for the week ahead
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities145:0045:00Reading as set out in both the video and VLE containers
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops91:009:00Weekly 1 hour seminar style Zoom sessions
Structured Guided LearningStructured non-synchronous discussion90:010:09Weekly “Sixty Second Summary” videos covering weekly content
Structured Guided LearningStructured non-synchronous discussion20:110:22Signposting videos for course midpoint and endpoint review and feedback surveys.
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The Structured Guided Learning Activities provide a detailed explanation of the key issues and an examination of important literature. The Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities provide support for discussions about the relationship of the content to planning issues. The Guided Independent Study will enable students to both achieve the intended knowledge and skills outcomes identified for the module, as well as enabling to help them prepare for the creation of their assessment submission. This MOF does not include present in person (PiP) provision because this will be delivered at the programme level.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Report1M100Individual piece of work around 2000 words
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The Structured Guided Learning Activities provide a detailed explanation of the key issues and an examination of important literature. The Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities provide support for discussions about the relationship of the content to planning issues. The Guided Independent Study will enable students to both achieve the intended knowledge and skills outcomes identified for the module, as well as enabling to help them prepare for the creation of their assessment submission.

Reading Lists

Timetable