Associate Professor
Department of Community
and Regional Planning

Phone: 515.294.8979
Office: 583 College of Design

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C R P 391 - Field Travel (Fall and Spring)
Observation of professional practice and community or regional problems and issues. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

C R P 452/552 - Geographic Data Management and Planning Analysis (Spring)
Builds upon the knowledge and skills covered in CRP 451/551 (Introduction to Geographic Information Systems) to explore advanced spatial techniques related to the creation, exploration, analysis, modeling, visualization, interpretation, and management of geographic data. You will learn how to use three software: GeoDa 9.5-i, SkechtUp, and ArcGIS 9.1 (and one of its extensions). They will be used intensively to accomplish the above tasks. GeoDa 9.5-i is designed to implement techniques of exploratory spatial data analysis (ESDA), using concepts of spatial statistics.

C R P 460/560 - Social Justice and Planning
An experimental discussion-based course in its second year, highlighting topics such as racial segregation, poverty alleviation, immigration policy and women's empowerment. Learn More.

C R P 498 - Portfolio Development and Review (Fall and Spring)
Should be taken in the final semester of the planning program. Preparation of a portfolio of the student's work that represents the student's learning throughout the entire planning program.

C R P 564 - Introduction to Analytical Methods for Planning (Fall)
Applications of analytical methods in planning with emphasis on the collection, description, analysis, presentation, and interpretation of planning data. Introduction to descriptive statistics. Sources of planning information and data including primary and secondary data types and sources. Demographic analysis, population projection techniques for planning at local and regional levels.

C R P 595 - Seminar in GIS Applications and Research (Fall and Spring)
This seminar is the last step for graduate ISU students who are pursuing the GIS Certificate Program. It is designed to meet once a week (Mondays at 12:10pm ) in the GIS Lab (Design 526). Students will present their GIS Application. During the semester, ISU faculty and GIS professionals from across the state will also present their GIS-oriented work. The seminar is open to the public, and if you have interest in one of the presentations below, please join us.

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Department of Community and Regional Planning, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011-3091

Monica A. Haddad