Handbook for lecturers of EA related Master Programmes by hcj


									 EA Lecturers’ Handbook and Curriculum for EA related Master Programmes
                               – outline–

By the Erasmus Mundus PENTA project team: Thomas B Fischer, Paola Gazzola,
Urmila Jha-Thakur, Ingrid Belcakova and Ralf Aschemann (eds)

Published by Bratislava University Press

Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction: Purpose of handbook, how to use handbook, rationale for
chapters, layout and general content -1- (Thomas Fischer)

Part 2: EA related master programmes: experiences, current practice and

Chapter 2: Internationalisation of master degree programmes: Reflecting on the
European Bologna process (Urmila Thakur)

Chapter 3: Development of EA Master courses over time – from EIA to SEA:
Reflections on an established MA in EIA (Adam Barker)

Chapter 4: Existing EA related master degree programmes in the EU: an analysis –
concepts, principles and key modules-3- (Paola Gazzola)

Part 3: Designing a curriculum for a master in EA (to be written by Paola
Gazzola, Urmila Thakur and Thomas Fischer)

Chapter 5: Core Module 1: (EIA, Paola Gazzola)

Chapter 6: Core Module 2: (SEA, Thomas Fischer)

Chapter 7: Core Module 3: (Ecological and environmental science, Paola Gazzola)

Chapter 8: Core Module 4: (Environmental Management, Urmila Thakur)

Chapter 9: Core Module 5: (ecological economics, Urmila Thakur)

Chapter 10: Core Module 6 : (organisational behaviour/ public decision making,
Ingrid Belcakova)
Part 4: Key sources for some key EA issues (the focus being on identifying the
key issues and providing for some key references)

4.1 Issues relating to context and effectiveness:

Chapter 11: EA as a key tool of environmental management and planning-2- (Aleh

Chapter 12: The importance of considering the specific cultural and social context
when designing EA systems (Chiara Rosnati)

Chapter 13: EA effectiveness – What does it mean? (Francois Retief)

4.2 Issues relating to the EA process; procedural stages, methods, participation and

Chapter 14: Reflecting on EA scoping experiences (John Phylip-Jones and Thomas

Chapter 15: Supporting the effective application of SEA by providing relevant
baseline data (main focus likely to be on spatial planning) (Alfred Herberg)

Chapter 16: EA as a participatory decision making support tool – rationale and
methods of participation in EA-5- (Ralf Aschemann)

Chapter 17: EA assessment and report preparation: contents, tools, mechanisms -4-,
and methods (main focus likely to be on spatial planning)(Ingrid Belcakova)

Chapter 18: EA impact mitigation and compensation (Asha Rajvanshi)

Chapter 19: The importance of EA follow-up (main focus likely to be on transport
planning) (Jos Arts)

Part 5: Conclusions

Chapter 20: Conclusions (Thomas Fischer)


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