URP 617– Urban Planning Research Design
Course No.: 21109
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Semester: 2017 Fall
Location: Hayes Hall – 217
Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Meeting Time: 8:10 AM - 10:50 AM
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the structure, logic, and process of research relevant to the discipline of planning. Topics covered in the course include development of qualitative and quantitative research design, ethical considerations in research, sampling, and reliability and validity in research. The course draws on research design traditions in multiple disciplines, and examines how these traditions may inform planning research.