Family Planning Policies and Programs
Introduces issues and programmatic strategies related to the development, organization, and management of family planning programs, especially those in developing countries. Topics include social, economic, health, and human rights rationale for family planning; identifying and measuring populations in need of family planning services; social, cultural, political, and ethical barriers; contraceptive methods and their programmatic requirements; strategic alternatives, including integrated and ver
Personal Preparedness Planning For Public Health Workers
Public health workers need to understand and implement basic concepts of personal preparedness planning so that they can function effectively as public health emergency responders in a post-9/11 world. These basic preparedness strategies can be applied to meet a broad range of public health emergency response challenges, including - but not limited to - acts of terrorism. Personal Preparedness Planning provides a practical introduction to these concepts that is tailored to the needs of public he
Planning a route to travel -- Wo lies Roetgen genau?
In this lesson you will learn a rather large vocabulary regarding planning a route to travel. You will also learn to understand ads from people looking for travel companions through an organization such as taxi-Stop.
Teaching Module To Demonstrate Gender and Career Inequalities Are There Gender Inequalities Present
In this module students use employment data from the 2000 Census concerning adult full-time workers (individuals age 25 and older who work at least 35 hours per week). The question they consider concerns overall economic opportunity, as applied to their intended occupation and the extent to which access to opportunity varies by gender.
Urban Transportation Planning, Fall 2002
History, policy, and politics of urban transportation. The role of the federal government and the "highway revolt." Public transit in the auto era. Analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change. Land use and transportation interactions. Bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples from the Boston area.
Community Growth and Land Use Planning, Fall 2003
This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need
Site and Urban Systems Planning, Spring 2002
The planning of sites and the infrastructure systems which serve them. Site analysis, spatial organization of uses on sites, design of roadways and subdivision patterns, grading plans, utility systems, analysis of runoff, parking requirements, traffic and off-site impacts, landscaping. Lectures on analytical techniques and examples of good site-planning practice. Assignments on each aspect of subject. The Site and Urban Systems Planning course provides a unique opportunity to engage in the explo
Planning, Communications, and Digital Media, Fall 2004
Subject focuses on methods of digital visualization and communication and their application to planning issues. Lectures introduce methods for describing or representing a place and its residents, for simulating actions and changes, for presenting visions of the future, and for engaging multiple actors in the process of envisioning change and guiding action. Laboratory time allows students to apply these methods by designing a web-based portfolio that is critiqued throughout the semester, and ev
Gateway: Planning Economics, Fall 2004
Introduces applications of microeconomic theory to planning problems including urban form and structure, environmental controls, zoning and property rights, and income inequality and poverty.
Gateway: Planning Action, Fall 2002
Subject introduces persistent themes and challenges facing planners. Emphasizes historical roots of contemporary problems and comparative study of practice in the US and other countries. Eight week module intended for first semester MCP students. This class introduces first semester MCP students to the persistent themes and challenges facing planners. The goals of this class are: to excite students about their chosen profession; to offer a theoretical framework for thinking about the kinds of in
Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning, Fall 2003
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
Airline Schedule Planning, Spring 2003
Explores a variety of models and optimization techniques for the solution of airline schedule planning problems. Schedule design, fleet assignment, aircraft maintenance routing, crew scheduling, robust planning, passenger mix, integrated schedule planning, and other topics. Solution techniques involving decomposition, e.g., Lagrangian relaxation, column generation and partitioning, and state-of-the-art applications of these techniques to airline problems. Explores a variety of models and optimiz
Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2004
Quantitative techniques of operations research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, and pickup and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically oriented urban service systems (e.g., fire and police departments, emergency medical services, and emergency repair services). Unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multi-server queuing theory, spatial location theory, network analysis and grap
Planning and Professional Development Workshop 8
In order to grow in their careers, teachers need a great deal of
sustenance. In this program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they fulfill this need as they develop individually and as members of a professional community. The group invites us into their classrooms to look at the way they have grown professionally, stimulated by their peers, their membership in professional organizations, and their willingness to seek out new thinking on literature and teaching literature. Dr. La
Turkey Dumplings: Matthew Goike Winner of the CIA's 2008 Top Turkey Award
http://www.ciachef.edu/topturkey Enter the 2009 Top Turkey Scholarship Contest: Thanksgiving dinner: how do you liven up those holiday leftovers? Well, if you have an original and imaginative answer to that, we have some good news—the idea could earn you a scholarship to The Culinary Institute of America! Get your creative juices flowing and enter the CIA's Top Turkey Recipe Contest, in which you can compete for up to $15,000 in scholarships, including our People's Choice Award on YouTube. F
Navigating Major Career Transitions
Michael D. Watkins discusses how to handle your next move.
Recent MSU grads receive Michigan Emmy Award
MSU journalism graduate Mollie Rehner and media arts and technology graduate Anthony Siciliano, both from the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, received top honors from the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences for producing content in the student production/non-news program category. The Michigan Emmy Award was given to each of them June 5 at the Emmy Awards Gala in Detroit. Watch their award-winning episode at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wuen
Missouri State alumni give their best tips for how to succeed inside and outside of the University. Hear what they have to say about your first job out of school, career preparation, networking and more.
Getting a Career in Green Business
Clayton Snyder, a graduate from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), speaks about coming to the Institute to get a dual Master's degree in International Business Administration and International Environmental Policy. Clayton currently works at CBS Corporation as a Manager of their Environmental Projects. Clayton is an environmental risk management strategist with over four years of corporate & non-profit experience. His background includes: energy analysis, emissions analys
Nottingham Talent Roadshow 2010 - Professor Steve Benford
Highlights of the recent Nottingham Talent Roadshow held at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery featuring a welcome by Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bob Webb and taster lectures from Professors Tony Avery and Steve Benford. The event was attended by more than 60 Nottingham alumni.