Summer 2017 Course Information
Community Development II: Organizing for Community Change
||Iowa State University
||C DEV 505
||3 credit hours - $545 per credit
||May 15, 2017 - August 04, 2017
Students examine the role of civil society in community planning efforts and study the comparative approach to planning theories and approaches. Course content focuses on change within communities and the roles of government, planners, and citizens in reacting to or shaping change. Students explore current issues concerning planning and dealing with change by considering controversial practices such as covenants and land trusts, and students look at community responses to change. Students also study structure and implications of power, connections between social relationships and economic activity, and coalition building.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Planning Theory for Practitioners
Michael P. Brooks
Asset Building & Community Development
Gary Paul Green and Anna Haines
Students will receive course information and a welcome letter about 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Then approximately one week before the first day of class at Iowa State University, the ISU campus coordinators (Michelle Zander
or Karen Smidt
) will email course access instructions to students for courses taught by Iowa State.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.