PPA 604 Urban Planning / Redevelopment Entire Course
PPA 604 Week 1 DQ 1Define the concepts of interconnectedness and complexity as it relates to urban planning. Why are these two concepts so important to urban planning? Explain what Woodrow Wilson (1887) meant when he claimed that politics and administration should be considered to exist separately from each other. How do the concepts of interconnectedness and complexity compare to the theory posited by Woodrow Wilson claiming that administration is separate from politics? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
PPA 604 Week 1 DQ 2What were the major forces behind urban growth in early United States history? What influence did urban growth have on urban concentration and population density? What new demands were placed on city governments when population density increased? What steps did city governments take to help deal with new demands resulting from the influx in population? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings
PPA 604 Week 2 DQ 1Discuss the process that must occur in order for government to proclaim eminent domain to assume control over the private property of citizens. How does eminent domain differ from the concept of government zoning? How does eminent domain differ from police power as it relates to the government assuming control over private property? Discuss at least two court cases that relate to the issue of eminent domain. What are the key issues that were addressed in the court cases that you chose to review? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 2 DQ 2How is power distributed in the U.S. political system? How does the U.S. political system reflect the distribution of power? List and discuss six ways in which urban planning can be political in nature. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 3 DQ 1Land Assemblage ProblemHow does building on undeveloped land differ from building on developed land from an economic standpoint? Discuss the land assemblage problem as it relates to urban renewal. List and discuss possible contradictions between the goals of urban renewal and related outcomes. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
PPA 604 Week 3 DQ 2Methods of AnalysisHow does model analysis compare to cost benefit analysis regarding transportation planning? What political elements are involved with transportation planning for cities? Would you recommend a single method of analysis or a combination of methods of analysis for transportation planning? Why? Lastly, discuss the nature of allocating funds derived from the public budget. Why is there considered to be a ‘lack of consensus’ regarding the public budgeting process? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 4 DQ 1Economic Development ProgramsList and discuss several motivations available for local government entities to promote economic development programs. What techniques are available to urban planners that wish to encourage economic development within their community? What is sustainable development as it relates to urban planning? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 4 DQ 2Urbanization and ChinaWhat are the three main reasons why urbanization was limited between 1949 and 1980 in China? What specific tasks did the Chinese government perform regarding urban planning during this period? Has the urbanization movement in China been balanced regionally? Why or why not? What are some challenges that the Chinese government face regarding sustainable development? What options are available to the Chinese government as it relates to urban planning techniques? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 5 DQ 1Environmental PlanningList and discuss the reasons why environmental planning can be difficult to pursue? How does federal environmental planning influence state and local environmental planning? Discuss some examples in which the U.S. government has taken steps to address environmental planning. Lastly, what are some economic and political implications that can be associated with environmental planning? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
PPA 604 Week 5 DQ 2Political TheoriesHow did the ancient Athenian citizen oath address the issue of the governmental responsibility to future generations? How do the theories posited by Edmund Burke, John Locke and David Hume relate to inter-generational government responsibility? How does the aforementioned political theories associated with government’s responsibility to future generations relate to the contemporary issue of environmental policy in the United States? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 6 DQ 1Europe and the U.SList and discuss the background differences as it relates to planning in Europe and the United States. Choose one of the following nations: Great Britain, France, Netherlands, Scandinavia and Germany. Provide a comprehensive analysis related to key planning issues for the nation of your choosing. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 6 DQ 2Planning TheoriesHow does planning theory differ from the practice of planning? What is the major difference between public planning and private planning? List and discuss three theoretical approaches to the process of planning. Which approach do you feel is most effective for urban planners? Why? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.PPA 604 Week 2 Assignment Research Proposal Final (New One)…. UNIVERSITYPPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment Week 2 Assignment Research Proposal…. 3: – Week 2 – AssignmentResearch Paper ProposalCreate a proposal for the Final Research Paper which is due in Week Six. This proposal will help you develop a comprehensive guideline for your Research Paper.The framework for the paper should include the following:A clear thesis statement An annotated bibliography for at least 10 scholarly or professional journal articles A summary that expresses the overall plan of the paper, including subtitles and topic sentences for each subtitle provided. Sample Research Paper ideas could include: The politics of urban planning, an analysis of a specific area of urban planning (for example, transportation planning), a comparative analysis of several areas of urban planning (for example, transportation planning vs. housing planning), a historical analysis of urban planning in the United States, or a comparative analysis of urban planning on the international scale. The topics should be substantive and expansive.The proposal should be between four to five pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. Be sure to follow the APA documentation and writing guidelines when completing this assignment.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.PPA 604 Week 3 Assignment Article review on Proper Urban Planning for Climate Change…. UNIVERSITYPPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment WEEK 3 ASSIGNMENT Article Review PaperArticle Review PaperSelect two professional and/or scholarly journal articles from the …. University Library that relate to your Research Paper topic from the Week Two Assignment. Develop a four- to five-page summary of the main points made by the author(s) of each article. You must include an analysis of at least two perspectives/theories with concurring and dissenting reviews of the chosen articles.Your paper must be four- to five- pages in length (not including title and reference pages), and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the …. Writing Center. You must cite at least two scholarly or professional sources in addition to the textbook.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.PPA 604 Week 4 Assignment Local Economic development…. UNIVERSITYPPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT Community Assessment PaperCommunity Assessment PaperPrepare an assessment of local economic development programs within your community. To address the key issues related to economic planning, you will need to:Describe the types of economic development programs that are being conducted in your community. Analyze the actors involved in the economic development programs. Explain the short-term and long-term goals of the economic development programs. Assess the types of issues (i.e., political, economic) faced by the economic development programs. Your paper must be four- to five- pages in length (not including title and reference pages), and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the …. Writing Center. You must cite at least two scholarly or professional sources in addition to the textbook.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.PPA 604 Week 5 Assignment Energy Planning Paper…. UNIVERSITYPPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment WEEK 5 ASSIGNMENT Energy Planning PaperEnergy Planning PaperDevelop a paper that focuses on energy planning. In your paper, be sure to:Describe four examples of key energy plans. Assess the main goals of the energy-planning efforts. Detail the actors involved in the energy planning. Explain the issues that must be overcome to ensure the effectiveness of the chosen energy plan. Your paper must be four- to five- pages in length (not including title and reference pages), and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the …. Writing Center. You must cite at least two scholarly or professional sources in addition to the textbook.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.PPA 604 Week 6 Assignment Final ResearchPPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment WEEK 6 RESEARCH PAPERResearch PaperThe final assignment for this course is a research paper. This paper will reflect comprehensive understanding of key concepts that have been discussed during this course. This assignment will provide you with the opportunity to apply related urban planning concepts in an academic paper. The Research Paper will contribute 25% to the course grade.Focus of the Research PaperThe Research Paper will be based on the urban planning topic selected in the Research Paper Proposal assignment from Week Two. Based on your selected urban planning topic, analyze the key issues with the use of exhibits and an appendix.You must include (but are not limited to) a discussion of the historical background and contemporary issues related to the paper topic. You must also include an evaluation regarding the plausible political issues that urban planners could potentially encounter and the potential consequences that could result from decision making. Be sure to apply key concepts from this course in your Research Paper.Writing the Research PaperThe Paper:Must be eight- to ten- double-spaced pages in length (not including the title page, appendix, reference page, and exhibits) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center. Must include a cover page that includes: Name of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph. Must use at least 10 scholarly sources, including a minimum of two from the …. University Library, in addition to the text. Must use APA style as outlined in the …. Writing Center to document all sources. Must include, on the final page, a Reference List that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the …. Writing Center. Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.
PPA 604 Urban Planning / Redevelopment Entire Course