We are pleased to once again announce the beginning of the registration period for the next session of our New Urbanism Online course. “The Principles and Practices of the New Urbanism” is a comprehensive introduction to the ideological underpinnings and history of the New Urbanist movement, which promotes the (re)shaping of public policy and development practices toward the creation of interconnected communities that are diverse, walkable, sustainable, and designed with respect to local ecology and history. The course is designed for accessibility to anyone in the world with interest in the movement, regardless of experience in fields related to the built environment. Registration ends on March 29th so sign up today!Online Course: The Principles & Practice of New Urbanism
Registration Deadline: March 29, 2011
Course Begins: March 31, 2011
What does taking the online course entail?
As a self-paced course, your learning will be done over a 12 week period by (1) viewing material on the course website periodically as your schedule allows and (2) by readings from the three required books done in coordination with online lessons. To successfully complete the course, you will be required to take a three-hour exam which may be taken at any time during the two-week exam period (June 9th – 23rd). The 11A Session begins March 31st and ends June 23rd. Our staff will be available to you 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays, to assist you with any technical problems you may experience with the online course.
Who teaches the online course?
“The Principles and Practices of the New Urbanism” is developed by the Graduate Program in Real Estate Development + Urbanism (MRED+U)—a part the University of Miami School of Architecture, a world leader in the New Urbanism—, in collaboration with prominent New Urbanists across the US. For a detailed list of content contributors, please visit our website: http://nuonline.arc.miami.edu. The Program Director, Dr. Charles Bohl, will be available during the course by phone or email to help you with any questions regarding course content.
How can I learn more?
For detailed information regarding NU Online, please visit our website (http://nuonline.arc.miami.edu), where you can will find a course description, a list of course requirements, registration details, frequently asked questions, and a sample of the online course experience. If you are left with questions or comments after perusing the site, please feel free to contact our office by phone or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).