Those Who Know, Teach: Create, Offer and Market Your Course Online

Those Who Know, Teach: Create, Offer and Market Your Course Online


Los Angeles, CA -- Planetizen, the nation's one-stop source for the urban planning and development community, now provides an easy-to-use, web-based system that enables organizations and individuals to deliver free and fee-based online courses relating to planning and development. This new service is called Planetizen Courses.

Features of Planetizen Courses include:

  • Access to Planetizen's readers
  • Discussion forums
  • Online graded quizzes, tests and surveys
  • Document libraries
  • Courses organized around weeks or topics
  • Grading and student activity reports
  • Student journals (public or private)
  • Assignment uploads for students
  • Calendaring
  • Student profiles
  • Chat module for instructor and student interaction
  • Instructor control over all aspects of course
  • Instructor determination of who can access the course

    More information for instructors is available on the Planetizen website.

    Students can learn at their own pace, reviewing course materials at any time and as many times as desired.

    Three courses are currently being offered:

  • PLAN 215: Sustainable Urban Development, Smart Growth, and Transit Oriented Development
  • PLAN 310: AICP Online Preparation Course
  • PLAN 205: Basic Concepts and Challenges of Technology Planning

    Planetizen Courses is supported by Planetizen, the nation's most popular website for the urban planning and development community. Planetizen (plan-NET'-a-zen) provides a daily summary of the top urban planning and development news throughout the day, as well as employment listings, editorials, press releases, a consultant directory, website directory, book lists and training.

    Over 20,000 planning and development professionals visit the website daily, resulting in 1.8 million monthly page impressions and over 5 million monthly hits. Planetizen's audience represents approximately $11 billion in annual spending on services.

    Related Link: Planetizen Courses

    For more information contact:

    Brenda Meyer


    Email: [email protected]

  • Posted May 18, 2005

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