URSP 600 Research Design and Applications

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
Fall
Spring
Schedule/Location
M 7:00pm - 9:40pm (ARC 1105)

 

Basic concepts in statistics and probability; common data sources used in planning and policy analysis; thinking logically about policy problems and employing quantitative methods when appropriate;  hands-on knowledge of Excel and SPSS software packages and elegant methods of computation in those environments; effective communicate of research findings; and specialized methods used in planning and policy analysis, particularly those designed to describe spatial and temporal phenomena.

Synopsis

Catalog Description

Techniques in urban research, policy analysis, and planning. Survey of descriptive and normative models. Objective and subjective measurements. Emphasis on assumptions of research.

Prerequisites

Formerly: URSP602.