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  • This track provides a theoretical introduction to location theory—which aims to apply scientific principles to the process of selecting locations for businesses.

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  • This series of acclaimed documentary films, presented by Planetizen Courses, explores the evolving ambitions of urban planning, from the prominent figures of history to the contested spaces of the present day.

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  • This track surveys the history of urban planning and explores key movements, moments, and theories in city planning from ancient times to modern day. The track concludes with an analysis of the key challenges facing city planners in the future, as well as some potential solutions.

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  • This track of eight courses covers the foundational theories and underlying knowledge of the transportation planning field.

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    7 hours 56 minutes

  • Virtual reality (VR) is changing the practice of planning. This track teaches the techniques and software necessary to use VR in urban planning.

    4 courses

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  • The decennial Census is the largest peacetime operation conducted in the United States. Course instructor Chris Williamson, adjunct associate research professor of Geography and Planning at the University of Southern California, teaches basic U.S.

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  • In the hands of planners, data visualization is a powerful tool for urban visualization, traffic data visualization, housing data visualization, and geolocation data visualization, among many other forms of visualization.

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  • ESRI's CityEngine is a powerful 3D modeling software that allows urban planners to create digital models of urban environments. This track teaches an introduction to CityEngine, covering 3D procedural modeling as a beginner’s city engine tutorial.

    4 courses

    4 hours 26 minutes

  • Data analysis and visualization using Python are essential skills for planners interested in accurate data analysis, helpful visualizations, and workable urban spatial data.

    4 courses

    4 hours 15 minutes

  • Emily Talen teaches a six-course series exploring essential urban design concepts using open source urban design software.

    6 courses

    5 hours 56 minutes

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