|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Other||1 x 3 hour visit|
|Lecture||3 x 1 hour lectures per week|
|Other||1 x 3 hour workshop|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Assignment Outcomes assessed: 1 and 2 only||50%|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2 and 3||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: All||100%|
On completing this module students should be able to:
1. Describe the systems and processes by which the countryside is governed.
2. Identify and explain the contemporary rural issues as they impact upon the countryside.
3. Select and apply suitable techniques to survey the rural resource.
Aims of the module:
- To identify and describe the systems and processes by which the countryside is governed and regulated.
- To identify and explain contemporary rural issues as the impact upon the countryside
- To identify the techniques and methods available to survey the rural resource.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Lectures will contain a variety of numeric information about contemporary rural issues.|
|Communication||Oral discussion will be encouraged throughout the module|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Developed through the assignment|
|Information Technology||Developed through the assignment - searching for information in the library and on the web.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||This module will be very helpful in developing an awareness of the organisations that operate within the countryside.|
|Team work||Addresed through group work in classes|
Reading ListGeneral Text
Broadhurst R (2001) Managing environments for leisure and recreation Routledge Primo search Cabinet office (2000) Sharing the Nation's prosperity: Economic, Social and Environmental conditions of the countryside Cabinet Office, London Primo search Department of the Environment (1995) Rural England: a nation committed to a living countryside Department of the Environment Primo search Derounian J (1993) Another Country: Real life Beyond Rose Cottage Primo search Dwyer J, and Hodge, I (1994) Countryside in Trust: Land management by conservation, recreation and amenity organisations Wiley Primo search Glyptis S (1991) Countryside recreation Longman Primo search Newby H (1985) Green and Pleasant Land Primo search Rawcliffe, P (1998) Environmental pressure groups in transition Manchester University Press Primo search Sharpley, R (2002) Tourism and leisure in the countryside Elm Publications Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 4