Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Assignment 1 articles to post and share

Students at The University of Auckland have been writing articles for their first assignment explaining the approach of a place outside NZ to an aspect of urban sustainability.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Questionnaire for Lectures on Fiji

Please leave comments within this blog.

What is a squatter settlement?
Illegal settlement
Without permission from landowner
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What proportion of Fijian population live in squatter settlements?
0ver 20%
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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Planning in Fiji

Today we started to look at the issues facing planning in Fiji. Students had the opportunity to see an interview with a planner in Fiji. Currently there are 3 planners serving the whole country of 850,000 people.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Summary of comments about this blog from 2009 332 students

Following is a list of summarised students' comments about this blog and relevant course materials made during the lecture on 25 August 2009.
  • Like to do polls;
  • Not enough information and sources for detailed discussions and debates;
  • More graphics and images, more debateable topics, no topics related to Australia;
  • Want to response to someone else comments, poll is a great idea;
  • Blog - good learning tool;
  • Helpful slides for how to make comments and links to a photo.