Katrina Practicum

The Praline Connection, a restaurant in New Orleans.

The Praline Connection is a restaurant on Frenchman Street in New Orleans, one of the few places where some life had begun to return to the city in March, 2006. (Photo courtesy of MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.945

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

In the wake of Katrina the entire gulf coast is embroiled in a struggle over what constitutes "appropriate" rebuilding and redevelopment efforts. This practicum will engage students in a set of work groups designed to assist local community based institutions and people in shaping the policy and practices that will guide the redevelopment and rebuilding efforts in the city of New Orleans.

McDowell, Ceasar, J. Thompson, and JoAnn Carmin. 11.945 Katrina Practicum, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-945-katrina-practicum-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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