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  • Drake, Elisabeth; Incropera, Frank; Tester, Jefferson W.; Golay, Michael (2007)
    This course assesses current and potential future energy systems, covers resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, and emphasizes meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. ...
  • Tester, Jefferson W.; Drake, Elizabeth Mertz; Golay, M.; Kern, Edward C. (2003-06)
    Assessment of current and potential energy systems, covering extraction, conversion and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Examination of energy ...
  • Drake, Elisabeth; Tester, Jefferson W.; Golay, Michael (2005-06)
    The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in ...
  • Vale, Lawrence (2001-12)
    Examines the evolving structure of cities and the way that cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas can be designed and developed. Guest speakers present cases, involving current projects, which illustrate the scope and ...
  • Meyer, Stephen M.; Laws, David (2002-12)
    Provides an introduction to policy-making. Explores policy questions from the perspective of different focal actors, including administrative agencies, citizen and interest groups, and the media. Examines the interplay ...
  • Meyer, Steve; Laws, David (2004-12)
    Fundamentals of Public Policy is an introductory course that explores policy-making as both a problem-solving process and a political process. We look at policy-making from the perspective of different focal actors and ...
  • Fogelson, Robert (2005-06)
    This course is a seminar on the history of institutions and institutional change in American cities from roughly 1850 to the present. Among the institutions to be looked at are political machines, police departments, courts, ...
  • Fogelson, Robert (2004-12)
    This is a seminar course that explores the history of selected features of the physical environment of urban America. Among the features considered are parks, cemeteries, tenements, suburbs, zoos, skyscrapers, department ...
  • Spirn, Anne Whiston, 1947- (2003-06)
    Examines the evolving structure of cities, the dynamic processes that shape them, and the significance of a city's history for its future development. Develops the ability to read urban form as an interplay of natural ...
  • de Monchaux, John (2003-06)
    This course explores social, technological, political, economic, and cultural implications of "Big Plans" in the urban context. Local and international case studies (such as Boston's Central Artery and Curitiba, Brazil's ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2002-12)
    Subject provides an introduction to teaching and learning science and mathematics in a variety of K-12 settings. Through visits to schools, classroom discussions, selected readings, and hands-on activities, subject explores ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2004-12)
    This course provides an introduction to teaching and learning in a variety of K-12 settings. Through visits to schools, classroom discussions, selected readings, and hands-on activities, we explore the challenges and ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2003-06)
    Subject uses K-12 classroom experiences, along with student-centered classroom activities and student-led classes, to explore issues in schools and education. Topics of study include design and implementation of curriculum, ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2005-06)
    Subject uses K-12 classroom experiences, along with student-centered classroom activities and student-led classes, to explore issues in schools and education. Topics of study include design and implementation of curriculum, ...
  • Levy, Frank, 1941- (2006-06)
    Discusses the economic aspects of current issues in education, using both economic theory and econometric and institutional readings. Topics include discussion of basic human capital theory; the growing impact of education ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2005-06)
    Project-based subject in which students from multiple disciplines are encouraged to develop and investigate systems and ideas from their fields of study as they explore the process of building and testing models and ...
  • Klopfer, Eric (2003-06)
    Project-based subject in which students from multiple disciplines are encouraged to develop and investigate systems and ideas from their fields of study as they explore the process of building and testing models and ...
  • Levy, Frank, 1941- (2003-06)
    In this course, we will explore how information technology is reshaping the U.S. labor market: the mix of occupations, the skills required to perform an occupation, the way work is organized, labor productivity, wage levels ...
  • Klopfer, Eric; Gibb, Reen (2006-12)
    This course concentrates on a core set of skills and knowledge necessary for teaching in secondary schools. Topics covered in the class include educational reform, student behavior and motivation, curriculum design, and ...
  • Klopfer, Eric; Gibb, Reen (2007-06)
    This is the final course in the three course sequence (11.129, 11.130 and 11.131) that deals with the practicalities of teaching students. Our areas of study will include: educational psychology, identification of useful ...
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