Urban and Regional Planning Program

Teaching Urban and Regional Planning

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
This association is committed to improving the education of both novice and experienced planners and enhancing planning practices in the U.S. and throughout the world. Click on “Resources” for numerous links to resources and materials useful for educators in Urban and Regional Planning.
http://www.acsp.org/

Online MIT Course Materials—Urban Studies and Planning.
Free online courses and course materials for all courses in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Courses offer syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, projects, and related resources. A rich resource for urban studies educators. 
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/

Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE).
This is one of 24 United Kingdom Subject Centres whose purpose is to provide discipline-based support for learning and teaching in higher education, including urban planning. Browse the site for articles, projects, teaching ideas, case studies, links to their publications, and other resources for teaching urban planning that may be equally useful to U.S. educators.
http://www-new1.heacademy.ac.uk/cebe/home

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Journals in Teaching Urban and Regional Planning

Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER).
JPER, the official journal of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), is a forum for planning educators and scholars to present articles on theory, practice, and pedagogy. The Instruction Section publishes articles devoted to the advancement of planning education such as innovative teaching approaches and classroom exercises and techniques.
http://www.acsp.org/publications/jper

The Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE) publishes two journals of interest to educators in urban planning.
Transactions is the online journal of the CEBE:
http://www-new1.heacademy.ac.uk/cebe/publications/transactions

The Journal for Education in the Built Environment (JEBE) focuses on teaching, learning, and scholarship issues in the disciplines of the CEBE:
http://www-new1.heacademy.ac.uk/cebe/publications/jebe

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Michigan State University Resources in Urban and Regional Planning

MSU Urban and Regional Planning Program
http://www.spdc.msu.edu/programs/urban_and_regional_planning

See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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