Instructor - Youngme Seo
This is a 10 hour course and costs $95
Sustainable land use development is critical in light of today’s increasing pressures to create well planned projects that meet local and global economic and environmental concerns. Learn how to identify challenges, apply appropriate tools and strategies, and evaluate sustainable development.
This course leads students to an understanding of the issues in Sustainable Land Use, including: trends of land development; zoning and regulation; land use planning issues and challenges/permitting process; urban redevelopment and revitalization; concepts of sustainable development; sustainable development and the role of land use planning; planning for sustainable development; the role of governance, law and institutions; and tools and strategies of sustainable development. The course also examines cases of green cities, environmental justice, and social equity.
How do I take this course?
This course delivers 10 hours of video lecture presentations on key topics in sustainability as it relates to urban development, revitalization, and green cities. You can download and print a copy of the presentation slides, and make notes as you follow along. To make it easier to absorb the material, each hour is divided into short segments, of about 15 minutes each. You can watch as many, or as few segments each day, or each week, in your own time. Each segment is followed by a short quiz to help you review, and test yourself about what you have learned.
Do I get a Certificate of Completion?
Yes. On completion of this course, you will be able to print a Certificate of Completion showing the overall average that you achieved in all of the quizzes. You may be able to take this to your university or college to ask for transfer credits, or to your professional association to see if you can be awarded continuing education credits.
In the First lecture the Course topic is introduced and a historical perspective is introduced. We will consider how land development has changed over time and how we have arrived at today’s land planning approaches. Important definitions are offered, as are tools and strategies for organized land use planning. Urban structure- three systems and Land use theory will be covered.