URP 512- Research Methods in Plng

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Course No.: 23168

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2014 Spring

Location: Hayes C – 5

Meeting Day(s): F

Meeting Time: 1:30-2:50 PM

Faculty: Silverman

This course is designed to expose graduate students to quantitative analysis in planning. Students are introduced to descriptive and inferential statistics. Students are also familiarized with the US Census and other data sources commonly utilized in planning practice. Students develop proficiency in the use of SPSS to analyze data and generate results based on several statistical methods. The emphasis of this course is on practical applications of quantitative methods in urban and regional planning.