- Environmental Design, School of
- Community and Regional Planning
Emerging technologies are directly influencing the planning and management of our urban areas in very profound and pervasive ways. Planning and related professionals increasingly are adopting new technologies to develop plans, communicate ideas and concepts, and engage citizens in the decision-making process. The course introduces many fundamental technology concepts including: e-Planning and e-Government; Cybercities; e-Commerce & Economic Development; Web 1.0, 2.0, 3.x, Web Conferencing Tools; Online Project Collaboration Methods; IT Project Management; Section 508 Accessibility; Planning in Virtual Worlds; Municipal Wireless Networks & Public Spaces; and Digital Divide. Through a series of labs and assignments, students gain hands-on experience with each of these technologies.