PhD PA 209 Urban & Regional Planning

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PhD PA 209 Urban & Regional Planning by Mind Map: PhD PA 209 Urban & Regional Planning

1. Coverage

1.1. 01 The nature of planning

1.2. 02 Urbanization

1.3. 03 Governing and planning urban areas

1.4. 04 Planning and sustainability

1.5. 05 The evolution of planning and zoning

1.6. 06 The institutional and legal framework of planning and zoning

1.7. 07 The Comprehensive Plan

1.8. 08 The techniques of zoning and subdivision regulations

1.9. 09 City financing and planning for development

1.10. 10 Growth management and local government

1.11. 11 Growth management and the states

1.12. 12 Environmental policy and planning

1.13. 13 The limits of environmental policy

1.14. 14 Transportation

1.15. 15 Housing

1.16. 16 Community and economic development

1.17. 17 Urban design and aesthetics

1.18. 18 Heritage and historic preservation

2. Grading Scheme

2.1. Class participation 10%

2.1.1. Contextual

2.1.1.1. Willingness to participate and attentive to discussion

2.1.2. Innovative

2.1.2.1. There is willingness to test new ideas and comments are not confrontational.

2.1.3. Insightful

2.1.3.1. Comments are appropriate and indicates insightful analysis of case data

2.1.4. Relevant

2.1.4.1. Comments are relevant to current discussion and linked to comments of others

2.1.5. Supported

2.1.5.1. Comments clarify important aspects of earlier ideas and lead to clearer statement of relevant concepts and issues

2.2. Topic Presentation 60%

2.2.1. Quality analysis

2.2.1.1. Major issues are addressed

2.2.1.2. Relevant tools are used properly

2.2.1.3. Assumptions for analysis are stated clearly

2.2.1.4. Causes of the problems are identified in the analysis

2.2.2. Exhibits

2.2.2.1. Analyses in the exhibits are done correctly

2.2.2.2. Exhibits support and clarify key points

2.2.2.3. Not more than 7 exhibits

2.2.3. Recommendations

2.2.3.1. Criteria for selecting alternative recommendations are given

2.2.3.2. Criteria are appropriate

2.2.3.3. Plan of action is logical linked to the analysis

2.2.3.4. Plan of action is specific, complete and practical

2.2.3.5. Recommendations are likely to achieve intended results

2.2.4. Presentations

2.2.4.1. Report is not long, 2000 words max

2.2.4.2. Presentation is professionally done

2.2.4.3. Report is consistent and effectively sells its recommendations

2.3. Assignments/ Exams 30%

2.3.1. Bring exam admission slip

2.3.2. Last meeting

2.3.3. Use 50 leaves bound notebook

2.3.4. Coverage (all focus questions not covered in the discussions)

3. Class format

3.1. Dialogues & Discussion

3.2. Preparation & Participation

3.3. Addressing Focus Questions