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Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries, Fall 2003

Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries, Fall 2003

The planning process in developing countries. Interaction between planners and institutions at ... (more)

The planning process in developing countries. Interaction between planners and institutions at both national and local levels. Overview of theories of state, organizational arrangements, implementation mechanisms, and planning styles. Case studies of planning: decentralization, provision of low-cost housing, and new-town development. Analyzes various roles planners play in different institutional contexts. Professional ethics and values amidst conflicting demands. Restricted to first-year M.C.P. and SPURS students. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Case Study
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Tendler, Judith
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Rural Communities: Legacy & Change

Rural Communities: Legacy & Change

Explore how and why national and global economic trends affect rural communities. ... (more)

Explore how and why national and global economic trends affect rural communities. By focusing on 15 towns across America, this series examines why some rural areas are thriving while others are in decline. The social, political, and economic issues that these communities face have far-reaching implications for individuals and the country as a whole. A video instructional series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Annenberg Learner
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
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US Government & Citizenship Q2

US Government & Citizenship Q2

The goal of this course is to foster informed, responsible participation in ... (more)

The goal of this course is to foster informed, responsible participation in public life. Knowing how to be a good citizen is essential to the preservation and improvement of United States democracy. Upon completion of this course the student will understand the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system. This course is recommended for seniors due to their proximity to voting age. This is the second of a 2-quarter course. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Audio Lectures
Full Course
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Video Lectures
Collection:
Open High School of Utah
Provider:
Open High School of Utah
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iCivics Curriculum Unit: State and Local Government

iCivics Curriculum Unit: State and Local Government

Students explore the concept of federalism in this unit, from the powers ... (more)

Students explore the concept of federalism in this unit, from the powers held by the federal government to the powers reserved for the states. This unit also teaches students the structures and functions of state and local government and about the officials that serve as representatives in different capacities. Students learn about the state and local governments' impact on their lives and property. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Games
Interactive
Lesson Plans
Collection:
iCivics
Provider:
iCivics Inc.
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iCivics Game: Counties Work

iCivics Game: Counties Work

Do you want to make your community a better place to live? ... (more)

Do you want to make your community a better place to live? In Counties Work, you decide about the programs and services that affect everyone! Your choices shape the community, and your citizensŐ satisfaction determines whether youŐll get re-elected for a second term. Choose wisely. Each iCivics game is playable in one class period, and has a detailed printable report at the end for grading purposes. iCivics games are best played with students on individual computers, but they can also be played on a single computer with the help of a smart board or projector. iCivics games don't require prior knowledge -- they teach you everything you need to know to play! (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Games
Interactive
Collection:
iCivics
Provider:
iCivics Inc.
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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