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Blogging About Planning

In this course we will review how blogs are used as planning tools to educate and engage participants in community decisions.

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Course Info

  • Duration 11 video lessons (96 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2017
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (2 mins)
  • 2. Large and Small Agencies (10 mins)
  • 3. Private Firms and Individual Planners (11 mins)
  • 4. Aggregators (9 mins)
  • 5. How Is This Planning? (8 mins)
  • 6. What Should I Say? (7 mins)
  • 7. Managing an Editorial Calendar (7 mins)
  • 8. Writing the Blog (12 mins)
  • 9. Setup and Design (8 mins)
  • 10. Setting Some Rules, Part 1 (7 mins)
  • 11. Setting Some Rules, Part 2 (10 mins)

Course Description

In this course we will review how blogs are used as planning tools to educate and engage participants in community decisions. We'll also see how, in the hands of community members, blogs can influence and even sidestep the traditional planning process. We will also learn how to manage the issues of designing and operating a blog with a corporate voice.

At the end of this course, you will be able to outline a blog position and voice, develop an editorial schedule, and operate the blog in a consistent and effective way.

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Communications & Media
  • Social Media
  • Writing

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.5 AICP CM credits. 

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point. 

Meet Your Instructor

Claudia Kousoulas

Claudia Kousoulas

Claudia has more than 25 years of experience as an urban planner with work ranging from staff reports, large-scale master plans, promotional pieces, and special topic technical reports.

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