AlgemeenClass meetings will consist of lectures by UU scientists and invited speakers, student presentations and discussions, serious gaming, and exercises.
Voorbereiding bijeenkomstenAn important part of the self-study is to prepare for the next lecture by studying the recommended materials. These materials consist of books, scientific papers, websites, virtual games and documentaries. Furthermore, students are expected to study information concerning their own specific delta and to read hand-outs given during the course.
Bijdrage aan groepswerkFor much of the course every student will work in a team that will be assigned a delta area of their own. Furthermore, each student will collaborate with the students who cover the same themes in the other delta teams. This requires collaboration with the other students and participation throughout the course.
|Excercises and Report writing|
AlgemeenDuring the course, the teams will work towards a concise report on the key challenges, and flexible and robust adaptation measures in their delta area. Within each team, each student will be responsible for researching and reporting a specific theme covered in class, constituting a chapter of the team report.
AlgemeenThe field component will consist of a full day field trip to the Dutch southwest Delta area and a full-day field trip to the Sand Motor, demonstrating and covering themes related to several of the aspects covered in class.
AlgemeenTowards the end of the course, an integrated view of the different themes in the concerning deltas is to be presented by summarizing the most important challenges for the management of the delta up to 2100, and by discussing possible pathways for sustainable solutions.