New Online Course Offered at Rutgers in Urban Neighborhood Redevelopment - Register Now

New Online Course Offered at Rutgers in Urban Neighborhood Redevelopment - Register Now

Rutgers University


The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

and The National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment present a new online course in Urban Neighborhood Redevelopment.

This course is for anyone with an interest in learning more about issues of urban neighborhood redevelopment, from the perspective of participant, facilitator or overseer. Local government officials, planning and economic development professionals, representatives of non-profit organizations and community leaders are among those who might find this course helpful.

This non-credit, six-session online course will cover topics that are important to the design, process or evaluation of efforts to improve the quality of life in urban neighborhoods. Topics to be covered include:

· Urban Land Use and Infrastructure

· Roles for Government, Private Developers, CDCs and other Organizations

· Neighborhood Quality

· Redevelopment Programs and Financing

· Putting it All Together: Planning and Politics

· Public Involvement and Project Evaluation

Students will access the course information remotely, and will need access to a computer with 32 MB RAM and at least 28.8 kbps modem, an internet connection, and an email account.

The fee for the course is $95. There may be additional costs for text and materials. To register, fill out and print the online form from the Bloustein School website: and send it in with payment, or request a registration form to be sent to you. We must receive your registration form with payment prior to December 14, 2001, in order for your name to be included on the class roster.

Students must complete each session assignment within a two-week period. The first session will begin on January 7, 2002, and the course will end on April 4, 2002. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Questions may be directed to Karen Lowrie, Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment, 33 Livingston Ave., Suite 104, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Inquire by email, [email protected], or by telephone, 732-932-0387, ext.577.

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For more information contact:

Karen Lowrie
Rutgers University
33 Livingston Ave., Suite 100
New Brunswick
NJ 08901-1958

Phone: 732-932-0387, ext.577
Fax: 732-932-0934
Email: [email protected]

Posted November 7, 2001

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