Calendar

Regular class session meetings are denoted by their session #. The additional field trip session is denoted as FT.

SES #TOPICSKEY DATES
Part I: Courses and Project Introduction; Sustainable Development Concepts and Theory
1Introduction to Course 
2Introduction to Sustainable Developments Concepts and Theory 
3Concepts and Theory: Brownfields and Neighborhood Development 
4Concepts and Theory: Industrial Ecology and Green Development 
Part II: Existing Conditions Analysis and Formulating Plan Agenda
5Brownfields, Economic Base Analysis, and Indicators 
FTField Trip to Sites 
6Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #1
7Research Methods: Waste Streams/Emissions and Industry and Cluster Analysis 
8Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #2
9Environmental Justice Issues and Market Analysis 
10Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #3
11Presentation on Preliminary Findings (Team 1)Presentation
12Presentation on Preliminary Findings (Team 2)Presentation
13Feedback, Synthesize, and Reflect 
Part III: Plan Building Blocks: Environmental and Economic Development Polices and Interventions
14Technology Transfer, Green Design, and Industrial EcologyPhase I paper due
15Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #4
16Brownfields and Real Estate Development 
17Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #5
18Small Business Development and Land Use Planning 
19Apply Previous Class Content to ProjectsAssignment #6
Part IV: Plan Formulation
20Initial IdeasPlan Formation
21Elements of a PlanPlan Formation
22SynthesizePlan Formation
23Refine and PracticePlan Formation
24Refine and Practice (cont.)Plan Formation
25ReflectionPlan Formation
26Final Projects DueFinal plan and paper due

Presentations TBD