Urban Toolbox

Schools of Public Engagement: University Urban Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Urban Toolbox

Fall 2019

Taught By: Robert von Mahs

Section: A

CRN: 7079

Credits: 4

Urban Toolbox is an introductory lab course intended to familiarize students interested in the study of cities with essential research methods used to approach, analyze, and understand cities. Focusing on community quality and change in the very NYC neighborhoods students currently reside in, students will learn how to conduct urban research from start to finish ranging from conceptualization, data collection and analysis, to writing and visualizing the results. In the process, student will conduct original research including qualitative methods such as in-depth interviews, participant observation, and case study analysis as well as quantitative methods including the development of a survey and the statistical analysis and visual representation of data. Students will compile the results in concise neighborhoods reports thereby learning more about their own communities.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: University Urban Studies (UURB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2019 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2019 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:12pm 2/26/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 607

Date Range: 8/29/2019 - 12/12/2019