2020 Special Lecture on Urban and Community Design II

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Sanada Junko 
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Course description and aims

This course gives an overview of planning of rural area development as agricultural village and fisher town. The development of these area is in beginning against background of the depopulation, so it is not until fixed theory. And it needs multi view point as commerce, environment, tourism, etc. You must think with own words and share other students’ idea. So lesson is based on group work.
This course has an aim. It is to be able to think rural development with multi view point.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Think about rural development with multi view point.


Rural development, depopulation, agriculture, tourism, environment 

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This course has two topics. The first topic is view from rural area, and the other is from political view. Each topic is composed by the lesson that gives knowledge and students’ research, and discussion or workshop.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Know outline of rural development
Class 2 Case study of rural development and its examination Know the importance of having multi view point
Class 3 Case study of rural development in foreign country and its examination Know advanced case
Class 4 Case research and discussion Think rural development with multi view point
Class 5 Case research and discussion Think rural development with multi view point
Class 6 Politics on rural development Get political knowledge about rural development
Class 7 Discussion about rural development system Think politically about rural development
Class 8 Propose new rural development plan Think materially about rural development

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


none riquested.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

none riquested.

Assessment criteria and methods

Report 30%, discussion 70%

Related courses

  • UDE.D407 : Special Lecture on Urban and Community Design Ⅰ

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Basic knowledge on rural development

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