Media Technology, Youth and City Design and Development OpenCourseWare: Graduate Level Free Online Course by MIT on Urban Environmental Design

Published Feb 23, 2009

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'Power of Place: Media Technology, Youth and City Design and Development' is a free OpenCourseWare that explores how urban design incorporates information technology and the World Wide Web to affect change in public education, urban design and development in urban neighborhoods. This graduate-level course is provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for students interested in Urban Studies and related fields.

Power of Place: Media Technology, Youth and City Design and Development: Course Specifics

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Power of Place: Media Technology, Youth and City Design and Development: Course Specifics

'Power of Place: Media Technology, Youth and City Design and Development' is an OpenCourseWare from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Urban Studies and Planning. This graduate-level course is led by Professor Anne Whiston Spirn. It is a free course centered around a case study of a neighborhood in West Philadelphia where students gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience working on actual community projects. Students will be exposed to an integrated approach to urban design that combines teaching, research and community involvement. Students are encouraged to develop their own urban development project, utilizing the grassroots techniques emphasized in the course's case studies.

The materials for this OpenCourseWare consist of a list of readings, assignments and downloadable projects. If you are interested in taking this course,visit the media technology course page.

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