The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Competence in sustainability.

Learning outcomes

Understand the principles of sustainability and sustainable development goals, and be able to relate them to sustainable materials and renewable energy, and consider how engineering can provide more sustainable solutions. Understand the mechanisms and latest scientific results on the environment, including the climate and biodiversity. Awareness of the impacts of raw material extraction and processing, and their context within planetary boundaries. Ability to identify the potential environmental impacts from engineering products and processes, and consider appropriate climate mitigation strategies including carbon capture storage and utilization.

Course contents

Sustainability principles, climate and resources, energy generation and storage, renewable materials, material recycling, carbon capture, storage and utilization, and climate engineering.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Recommended or required reading

Material provided in itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 9 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 65 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 29 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Learning diary, group project presentation

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit (48 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-08-30 13:00 - 16:00 D399 Hållbar teknik Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-09-06 13:00 - 16:00 D399 Hållbar teknik The lesson is in room D399, but remote students can follow it in Zoom: Students unable to come to campus for today's lesson in Sustainable Engineering can follow it in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , passcode = Arcada2021. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-09-13 13:00 - 16:00 Hållbar teknik Online lesson in Zoom https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst passcode = Arcada2021 Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-09-27 13:00 - 16:00 F249 Hållbar teknik Virtual excursions - participate in Arcada's small auditorium (F249) or by following the links in the course's itslearning Plans tab. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-10-04 13:00 - 16:00 D399 Hållbar teknik Lesson on topics 4-6 in Arcada room D399. (Remote students: Zoom, passcode = Arcada2021) Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-10-11 13:00 - 16:00 F249 Hållbar teknik Guest presentations in Arcada room F249. (Remote students: Zoom, passcode = Arcada2021) Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-10-21 13:00 - 16:00 D173 Hållbar teknik Group project presentations in Arcada room D173. (Remote students: Zoom, passcode = Arcada2021) Makkonen-Craig Stewart

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