ERIC Number: ED191968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Citizen Participation for Urban Management. Modules 1-3. Instructor's Manual.
Benson, Jonathon L.; And Others
This manual was written to accompany workshop curricular materials concerning the design and implementation of alternate forms of citizen participation mechanisms. The materials were prepared for use with management-level and pre-service personnel involved in urban management within a political environment. Three curricular modules are presented in this manual. Module I, "An Overview of Citizen Participation," introduces issues pertaining to the involvement of citizens in governmental planning and decision making. Module II, "Communicating with Citizens," covers problems and issues affecting meaningful communication between citizens and governmental agencies. Module III, "Citizen Participation Mechanisms," examines the advantages and disadvantages of different citizen particpation strategies. The manual includes an introduction and background information, discussions of intended audiences and factors affecting course design, a preworkshop needs assessment, instructional methodologies, and evaluation materials. (MK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC. Office of Policy Development and Research.; National Training and Development Service for State and Local Government, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Mershon Center.
Note: For a related document see UD 020 909.