URSI 100--Introduction to the City

Calendar


Week

Topic

Reading

Homework (Friday activity)

Assignments

8/25

Introduction & City of the Mind

City of the Mind

City Surfing & Quality of Life

 

9/3

History of the City

Chs. 1 & 2

Journal Research

 

9/8

Recent History of the City

Ch. 3

Walking Tour

Essay 1

9/15

Government & Power

Chs. 4 & 5

Poor Hannah’s Ice Cream Stand

Essay 2

9/22

Finance

Ch. 6

CIP Scenario

 

9/29

Economy

Ch. 7

Balancing Working & Living

Test 1

10/6

Planning

Ch. 8

Build a Block

 

10/13

Natural Environment

Design with Nature

Design with Nature

 

10/20

Design with Style

Design with Style

Landowner’s Game

 

10/27

Design for Living

Design for Living

Design for Living

Essay 3

11/3

Housing

Chs. 9 & 10

 

Test 2

11/10

Diversity

Chs. 11 & 12

Impact Wheel

“On the Outside Looking In” HV4506.M6O5 1999

 

11/17

Poverty

Chs. 13 & 14

Miniapple Game

 

11/24

Crime

Ch. 15

Vision Worktime

Mankato Data

12/1

Education

Ch. 16

 

Essay 4

12/8

Vision of the City Project

 

Course evaluation

Vision Project due at 10:15 on 12/10


MSU

1996 A.J.Filipovitch
Revised 1 December 2003