Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: CDE106
Module Title: Issues and practice of planning in China II
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Urban Planning and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module is intended to familiarize students with a variety of urban development and planning issues in China that are currently of concern to planning practitioners and researchers. The objectives of this module are to give students:


 a fundamental understanding of Chinese urban development and planning issues arising from the conflicting interests among different social groups or stakeholders in both the public and private domain;

 a further understanding of China’s planning system and practices in a context of rapid socio-economic changes;

 a deeper insight into the interwoven relationships between planning interventions and demographic, social, economic and environmental changes in the Chinese local context.

Learning outcomes 
A. Identify and understand Chinese urban development and planning issues arising from the conflicting interests among different social groups or stakeholders in both the public and private domain.

B. Understand how China’s planning system and practices work overall in a context of rapid socio-economic changes.

C. Identify the interwoven relationships between planning interventions and demographic, social, economic and environmental changes in the Chinese local context.

D. Summarise the main concerns of planners today and the factors that have shaped contemporary policy priorities


Method of teaching and learning 
Weekly teaching and learning compose of lecture on knowledge and debate explanation, tutorial on case studies and discusions to apply the knowledge and stimulate extended reflections on problem-solving and self-study.
Syllabus 

Part I. Spatial Restructuring and Planning
Issues include: the changing role of urban planners, globalization and its impact on Chinese cities, and economic development trends.


Part II. Land Use and Planning

Issues include: Urban Planning Law through time, governance changes, and the increased attention on Urban-Rural Planning.


Part III. Specialized Issues in Urban China

Issues include: housing, public health/environmental issues, infrastructure-led development/large-scale new urban district developments, regional planning, and mega-regions.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13    26      111  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Video With Ppt 50.00
2 Video With Ppt 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/3/2020 1:34:22 AM