Branden M Born
Systematic study of specialized subject matter. Topics vary for each quarter, depending upon current interest and needs, and are announced in the preceding quarter. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
This class will cover contemporary issues of land use planning, following on the introductory URBDP land use planning class. It is a seminar-style class and will address topics in the literature and the profession, including social justice, regulatory standards, planning and climate change, and regionalism and governance.
Student learning goals
To apply literature on theory and practice to current issues to shape students' personal and professional ideas of and about the planning profession.
To synthesize complex materials and communicate that effectively and concisely.
To deepen understanding of important issues in land use planning.
General method of instruction
URBDP Land Use I
Class assignments and grading
Class participation, short midterm written assignments, term paper