URSP688L Recent Developments in Urban Studies: Planning Technology

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
TBD
Schedule/Location
W 7:00pm - 9:30pm (ARC 1115)

Synopsis

Catalog Description

An introduction to technologies that are vital for contemporary planners. With a strong emphasis on practical skills, the course will provide students with fundamental concepts, hands-on experience and real-world applications of such urban planning technologies as web publishing and tools, search engine optimization, blogs, Twitter and social networking, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data visualization, 3D modeling, mash-ups, digital design tools, web surveys, photo/video sharing (web/video conferencing), and crowdsourcing