THE ENVIRONMENT OF LIFE CYCLES Course Number Duration : AIF200820 : 126 hours (42 hours of class meetings, 84 hours of individual

studies) Course and Syllabus Originator: Prof Gunawan Tjahjono Instructors : Ir. Herlily, MUD; Rini Suryantini, ST, MSc Office Place and Hour : Dept of Architecture, level 2; by appointment Prerequisite: Preferably for students of upper division, students at their freshman year need to catch up with other of advanced status. Open to all discipline inside the University for graduate standing students with special evaluation standard. Objectives Students understand, up to the ability to evaluate, the environmental quality for the users of different life cycles, such as: pregnancy, infancy, early childhood, school age, adolescence, adults, aging peoples and the deaths according to the place and rites. Format This course employs semi seminar format. In it instructor introduces the contents as a trigger for class discussions based on the reference materials assigned prior to the class meetings. Contents will be discussed in minimum 12 meetings and remaining times, if any, will discuss proposed term papers. Participants should do all the assignments in the form of report, individually or in group, the result of observation releted to the phases of life cycles discussed in class. Evaluation and Grading All students of this class are required to do all of the assignments, including the term paper. Ability to advance a theory with evidences or facts according to reliable sources become the minimum requirement for the grade around C. the abiity to analyze the facts with articulated theory indicates that the person is worth offering the grade around B. the ability to criticize, evaluate, and propose critical opinion on cases related to the class is the indication of the standing of A range grade. Medium If possible, during cass meeting, students are encourage to bring lap top computer with internet (Wi-Fi) conection. It is possible to have access to the sources from network together so the discussion will match the state of the arts of the cases of environment of life cycles. Reference: Erik H. Erikson:The Life Cycle Completed. New York: Norton, 1998. Koentjaraningrat. Ritus-Ritus Peralihan di Indonesia. Jakarta: Balai Pustaka, 1979. Van Gennep, A. The Rites of Pasage. Terjemahan M. Viadon dan G. Caffee. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960.

fathers or to-be-fathers. task. movie on birth condition. interview the to-be-mother and those who had experience of giving birth.Supportive Readings: Articles distributed during or after class meetings. and the grading method. . assignments. Resources Internet access. reading materials. Explain reading materials. hospitals. Topic The psychological condition of pregnant women. Record the observed environments with appropriate media. and reading list after explaining the contents. requirements. Week 4-5 Learning Outcome Understand various early childhood environments. Meeting Schedule: Week 1 Learning Outcome 1 Understand the outline of the course including scope. from infancy to pre-school age. projectors. Week 2-3 Learning Outcome 2 Understand various environments of pregnancy women involving mothers or to-bemothers. Assessment Criteria The clarity and degree of detail of group report. rites of birth. Assignments Observe a birthing place. Assignment: Read about the environment of pregnancy. and new born. and home delivery. Assessment Criteria No assessment required. Topic Introduce the meanings of the environment of life cycles. birthing environments such as: hospices.

idols. near home environment. shopping mall. the role of parents. Resources Movie on childhood condition. discipline formulation. Assignment Observe elementary school. reading materials. Topic Environment of elementary school. reading materials. comparison to those in the traditional community. transition to adulthood. internet access. play field and sport field. Resources Movie on the condition of remote elementary school. teachers as role models. energy release. Assessment Clarity and detail of group report. interview teachers. playing condition. internet access. record and comments. Present the report and formulate the ideal environments for early childhood children. yards of preschool buildings. garden. school and village. the psychological and physiological development of children. kindergarten and play group. Resources Movies on the adolescents and their environment. physical and psychological change during the puberty. projectors. Week 8-9 Learning Outcome Understand the environment of adolescent. rites of passage.Topic The environments of early childhood age children and the parents. environments of play. heroes and role models. . Topic Spatial range of the adolescent. reading materials. Week 6-7 Learning Outcome Understand environment of school age children and the alternative environment in the countryside. puberty. Assignment Observe the environment of play such as: play ground.

Week 10-11 Learning Outcome Understand the environment of adult especially the working atmosphere that affects the psychological well being of the laborers and executives. interview senior citizen of diverse condition: at home with family and alone in senior home. field data. reading materials. societal approval of the adult status. Assessment Criteria Clarity and detail of personal reflection in the report. Ability to formulate the state of adulthood: wedding as a sign of independency from parents. comment on mass fighting phenomena in big cities. being senior citizens in rural and urban environments. establishing home.Assignment Reflection on personal memory on own adolescent years. Week 12 Learning Outcome Understanding the environment of late adulthood: aging Topic Being aging and its physical and psychological condition. feeling alone or being left over by the society. . interviewing parents for wedding ceremony. Resources Internet access. Resources Internet access. Topic To be an adult and the economic independency from the parents. wedding rites. Assignment Observe a working environment. Assignment Observe an aging home. comparing the urban and rural condition of adult environment. Assessment Criteria Clarity and detail of group report and presentation.

. Assessment Criteria Clarity of group report and presentation. tomb/graveyard. crematorium and columbarium. logbook. Resources Field data and reading materials. Guidelines to prepare the term paper. Topic Personal term paper proposal as a way to deliver knowledge acquired during the entire course. Week 14 Learning Outcome Understand the entire course by summing up and distilling the contents. rites of passage of the death. Resources All reference materials. Assessment Criteria Argument structure of personal statement and the line of thought concerning the topic selected.Week 13 Learning Outcome Understand the environment of the death including the rites around it and its affect on the left behind. and notebook. Assignment Observe an environment concerning the death covering the place and interview the survivals. urban and rural treatment of the death. Assignment Term paper as the final proves of understanding the class materials. Topic The death and various condition it left for the living.

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