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Urs 2000 - Growth and Change in Urban Society

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URS 2000 90 Discussion Topics Discussion Topic 1 What is a city Due Aug 29 This is the first of 8 semi weekly discussions Remember for each discussion topic you are required to submit one original post and one response to another student s post With your response add something substantive Don t just say Nice job This first post is very simple just to get you all started and signed in Please complete it by the end of the first week The deadline is 11 30 pm on Friday August 29 Here s the question What is a city How do you know when you are in a city versus a rural area Give a few obvious differences Discussion Topic 2 Classic Models of Urban Structure Due Sept 12 Re read the discussion on the three classic models of urban structure from the first lecture slides 17 and 18 In this discussion you are attempting to apply one or more of these models to a North American city with which you are familiar the bigger the city the better In a paragraph or two provide a rationale for which of the three models best fits your chosen city Focus primarily on how residential areas are arranged in the city by income ethnicity etc It might be as suggested in slide 18 on Social Areas that all three fit depending upon what characteristic you are using For your response find a post on a city you are also familiar with could be the one you also used and add additional insights If by some remote chance you cannot find a post on a city you know at least provide a thoughtful critique of someone else s posting Discussion Topic 3 Sustainable Cities Due Sept 26 This topic focuses on South American cities and sustainability Check out the PowerPoint slide 15 in Chapter 4 called Sustainable Urban Development It gives links to 2 videos on Bogota Colombia and Curitiba Brazil For this discussion view the video on Bogota http vimeo com 37143020 and give thoughtful answers to the following 3 questions 1 What were the main problems facing the city of Bogota before the improvements were made 2 What



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