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  • Morrison, James C. (2002-12)
    A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises ...
  • Abbanat, Cherie Miot (2005-12)
    A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises ...
  • Tendler, Judith (2006-12)
    Seminar builds analytic skills for evaluating programs and projects, organizations, and environments. Subject covers: using proxy indicators with poor data and limited time; preparing for, conducting, and interpreting ...
  • Tendler, Judith (2008-06)
    Organizations and their programs often seem, at first glance, chaotic and without order. Students embarking on evaluations and similar research, therefore, feel perplexed when faced with a live organization. This is because ...
  • McDowell, Ceasar; Fried, Mindy (2005-06)
    This course provides an analytic framework for understanding the roles that gender and race play in defining the work worlds of women and men in our society, including ways in which gender intersects with race and class. ...
  • Frenchman, Dennis M.; Morrow, Greg (2003-12)
    Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core ...
  • Frenchman, Dennis M.; Rojas, Francisca M., 1976- (2005-12)
    Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core ...
  • Vale, Lawrence (2003-06)
    This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in cities. "Design," in this view, is not some value-neutral aesthetic applied to efforts at urban development ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran (2006-06)
    The planning of sites and the infrastructure systems which serve them. Site analysis, spatial organization of uses on sites, design of roadways and subdivision patterns, grading plans, utility systems, analysis of runoff, ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran; Ishii, Hiroshi; Ratti, Carlo (2002-06)
    The planning of sites and the infrastructure systems which serve them. Site analysis, spatial organization of uses on sites, design of roadways and subdivision patterns, grading plans, utility systems, analysis of runoff, ...
  • Spirn, Anne Whiston (2005-12)
    This course explores the urban environment as a natural phenomenon, human habitat, medium of expression, and forum for action. The course has several major themes: how ideas of nature influence the way cities are perceived, ...
  • MacLean, Alex; Spirn, Anne Whiston (2006-06)
    This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran; Vale, Lawrence (2002-12)
    An introduction to the methods of recording, evaluating, and communicating about the urban environment. Through visual observation, field analysis, measurements, interviews, and other means, students learn to draw on their ...
  • Susskind, Lawrence (2002-12)
    The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social ...
  • Salvucci, Frederick; Murga, Mikel (2002-12)
    This class is an introduction to planning transportation in metropolitan areas. The approach, while rooted on the analytical tools which estimate outcomes and alternatives, is holistic. This means starting from ...
  • Hoyt, Lorlene M. (2003-06)
    Focuses on the role of the business improvement district (BID) as a popular and contemporary tool for urban revitalization. Explores BID origins, theoretical underpinnings, enabling legislation, and organizational issues. ...
  • Geltner, David, 1951-; Mcgrath, William Tod (2002-12)
    Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in property development and investment. Topics: leasing and property income streams, pro forma analysis, equity valuation, tax analysis, options, risk, and the ...
  • Geltner, David, 1951-; Mcgrath, William Tod (2003-06)
    The evolving organization and operation of real estate capital markets. Sources of real estate capital. Primary and secondary mortgage markets. The investment behavior of real estate assets. The development of REITs and ...
  • Seidman, Karl F. (2003-12)
    Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Includes an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic ...
  • Davis, Diane E., 1953- (2007-06)
    This course is intended to introduce graduate students to a set of core writings in the field of urban sociology. Topics include the changing nature of community, social inequality, political power, socio-spatial change, ...
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