ERIC Number: ED160431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Urban Technologist Development Program - Phase I: An Educational Development Program.
Youngstown State Univ., OH.
This publication is the report of the first phase of the Urban Technologists Development Program at Youngstown State University. This phase involves a National Science Foundation supported study of college curriculum needs for urban technologists education. A survey (Appendix C) of urban planners and public works directors across the country was conducted and the data were analyzed to determine the job skills needed by urban technologists. Also, trial instructional units and tentative curricula were developed based on this data. Included in the contents of this publication are educational modules designed to serve as a guide in the development of an Urban Technology Curriculum. Of the 18 modules included, selected titles are: (1) Formal Communications; (2) Computers in Planning; (3) Planning Modules and Analysis; (4) Planning Law-Micro Controls; (5) Urban Economics; and (6) Public Systems Development/Facilities. Also included in this publication are sections discussing: (1) Course material testing; (2) Review and evaluation; and (3) Dissemination of results of this study. (MR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Youngstown State Univ., OH.