Indian Institute for Human Settlements

Shaping Urban Futures

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Michael Keith
Juan C. Duque
Pengjun Zhao

Instructors: Michael Keith


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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to Shaping Urban Futures. The goal of this course is to help you discuss the importance of cities in the 21st century global context and encourage you to share your understanding of cities and the frameworks and lenses under which they are studied. In this module, you will get an overview of what to expect from this course. You will also meet your instructors and have the opportunity to meet your fellow learners. We hope this module helps you familiarise yourself with the course and its contents so you are prepared to learn most effectively from the subsequent set of core modules.

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4.9 (11 ratings)
Michael Keith
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
1 Course3,443 learners
Juan C. Duque
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
1 Course3,443 learners
Pengjun Zhao
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
1 Course3,443 learners

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