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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Faculty Profile
    Fall Semester 2014 Discussion Section 2014 On line Readings and Student Resources Our thematic guideposts for the semester are listed below click on the session number for the slides used to reinforce class discussion click on links in Student Resources for on line readings Organization of the Class Section I Planning Applications of Basic Statistical Methods Descriptive and Inferential Statistics Outline Lecture 1 September 2 Introductions to methods of planning analysis Lecture 2 September 3 Communicating quantitative information definitions and planning research design Lecture 3 September 9 Types of data descriptive statistical metrics Lecture 4 September 10 Sampling estimators and primary data collection Guest lecture on survey design with Prof Lydia Zepeda School of Human Ecology Lecture 5 September 16 Introduction to hypothesis testing testing significance of a single mean Lecture 6 September 17 Hypothesis testing testing proportions and two means unpaired and paired Lecture 7 September 23 Review testing of cross tabular information nominal and ordinal scale data Lecture 8 September 24 Nominal and ordinal data continued wrapup for exam Exam I September 30 Summary of Exam Results Regression Outline Lecture 10 October 1 Introduction to regression analysis Simple linear regression definitions and terms Lecture 11 October 7 Simple linear regression mechanics conceptual to operational models OLS estimating equations and output Lecture 12 October 8 Simple linear regression statistical tests on OLS equations and coefficients confidence intervals on coefficients and estimates Lecture 13 October 14 Simple linear regression four basic assumptions of OLS data transformations interpreting transformed data Lecture 14 October 15 Multiple regression adapted definitions and the F test Lecture 15 October 21 Multiple regression outliers multicollinearity statistical tests and interpretation Lecture 16 October 22 Multiple regression confidence intervals assumptions of OLS and conclusions Lecture 17 October 28 Multiple regression another example and introduction to time series data

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Faculty Profile
    Economic Problem Analysis Syllabus Fall 2011 Overview This course focuses on the economics of regional change With equal emphasis on theoretical foundations and empirical applications we will analyze contemporary regional economic problems This analytical basis will then be used to

    Original URL path: http://urpl.wisc.edu/people/marcouiller/courses/index734.php (2014-11-22)
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  • index
    of the project These students under the supervision of Professor Alfonso Morales make up Studio 912 In order to specialize tasks and provide the most value to the City of Freeport Studio 912 was split into seven teams with each focusing on a specific aspect of the project Brownfields Green Infrastructure Housing Minority Entrepreneurship Transit Passenger Rail Tutty s Crossing Taken in totality the seven teams work constitutes a comprehensive

    Original URL path: http://urpl.wisc.edu/academics/workshop/912_Freeport/index.html (2014-11-22)
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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Faculty Profile
    1 Goals and Objectives in Outdoor Recreation Planning This team will focus on public participation elements pertinent to the comprehensive outdoor recreation planning process Specifically information will be collected synthesized and written for inclusion as the outdoor recreation goals and objective setting section of the WiscSCORP This comprehensive planning process element will be accomplished through interaction with the array of outdoor recreation stakeholder groups and aided by discussions with the external WiscSCORP Advisory Panel and internal working groups Team members will work to match goals and objectives with the ongoing applied research on outdoor recreation demand conducted by the USDA Forest Service health and wellness indicators 2 and 3 below and regional distinctions between urban and rural populations 4 below As this is a central process element of the SCORP close coordination between the WiscSCORP Advisory Panel WDNR and UW Madison 2 Outdoor Recreation Health and Wellness Understanding Key Relationships This team will develop existing spatial data on 1 outdoor recreation facilities 2 public health metrics and 3 selected demographic variables These data will then be analyzed for relevant correlations and relationships Existing 2005 2010 SCORP outdoor recreational facility data will be used to match against County health data from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and others 3 Outdoor Recreation Health and Wellness Enhancing the Relationship through SCORP The organizations that manage outdoor recreation opportunities should plan manage lead and evaluate for health benefits This team will be responsible for developing information and data on Wisconsin specific outdoor recreation activities with respect to relevant health and wellness metrics Once developed this team will work to incorporate these metrics into usable planning frameworks within which to evaluate public health and wellness outcomes of outdoor recreation facilities Ultimately this team will seek to identify potential gaps of recreational facilities in

    Original URL path: http://urpl.wisc.edu/people/marcouiller/courses/912/index912orig.php (2014-11-22)
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  • Urban and Regional Planning
    in each of the team pages below The following links provide a synopsis of findings for each team final reports now available Economic Value of County Parks and Open Space Design and Fiscal Implications of New Age Residential Development Gateway Communities and Retail Service Sector Linkages Physical Site Planning Home Admissions Academics People Extension Research Feedback questions or accessibility issues Please contact the Webmaster 2003 The Board of Regents of

    Original URL path: http://urpl.wisc.edu/academics/workshop/jefferson%20county/jefferson.html (2014-11-22)
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  • EcoPlanIT Madison
    a per capita basis Ecological sustainability therefore is not a lost cause for cities It is a goal that can be achieved through creative and careful planning that recognizes the need to improve the urban environment as well as the role a city plays in its larger regional setting For this project we began with the four goals described below as our framework for sustainability First we developed an inventory of Madison s ecological attributes gathering information on everything from streets and streams to parks and power plants We then consulted the literature to see what the experts are saying and what other cities are trying From this research we formulated a set of performance standards representing urban best practices For those instances where no quantitative measure exists we did our best to create one accepting that uncertainty is inevitable and sustainability is a product in the testing phase Finally we took a close look at Madison s current land use For our analysis we divided Madison into six districts West Near West South Isthmus North East In each of these areas we looked at a set of land use attributes such as open space street trees and community gardens Our objective was to find out how Madison fares relative to our sustainability standards and to identify opportunities for Madison to perform better This web site presents the results of our analysis and our recommendations for improvement We hope you enjoy your tour of our site Whether you re a Madison resident interested in how your neighborhood can contribute to our ecological goals or a visitor looking for ideas to apply elsewhere here s to a sustainable future Goals Green Space Increase and protect green spaces to provide opportunities for recreation urban agriculture and urban beautification Natural Areas Increase and

    Original URL path: http://urpl.wisc.edu/ecoplan/ (2014-11-22)
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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Career Development
    Letters Dinner and Lunch Interviews Dress Codes Deciphered Dressing Smart for Men Dressing Smart for Women E mail Etiquette in the Job Search Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers Professional Interview Guidelines Interviewing Professional References Etiquette Regarding Requests for Letters of Reference Résumé Guidelines Salary Negotiations Informational Interviewing and Networking Sample Questions to Ask During an Informational Interview Thank You Notes Job and Internship Search Strategies Transferable Skills Tips from a

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Career Development
    and Employment Links Grants and Scholarships American Political Science Association Grant Listings College Scholarships com FastWeb Federal Student Aid Government Finance Officers Association GFOA Scholarships IREX Grant Opportunities NAFSA Association of International Educators CollegeToolkit com Other Financial Links Idealist org Nonprofit Fellowships Student Gateway to the U S Government University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate Student Funding Internship and Job Databases Planning Specific Federal and State Government County Governments Local Governments Regional Planning Commissions Private Planning Firms Other Wisconsin Specific American Planning Association Chapters Nationwide and International The URPL internship and job database section was designed primarily for students in the Urban and Regional Planning Department who are looking for jobs and internships in planning with a primary emphasis on the South Central Wisconsin region This list is not complete so please submit suggested sites or corrections Some of these links point to private organizations and companies but this does not constitute an official endorsement by the University of Wisconsin which is not responsible for the content of those sites This resource list is for informational purposes only Please Note Many agencies may take interns even if no formal internship position is listed It never hurts to send a résumé Many

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