Enviolo
University of Amsterdam
Human Mobility in Future Cities Specialization
Enviolo
University of Amsterdam

Human Mobility in Future Cities Specialization

Re-Imagine How Mobility Systems Shape Our Lives

Taught in English

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Anna Nikolaeva
George Liu
Marco te Brömmelstroet

Instructors: Anna Nikolaeva

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Specialization - 3 course series

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Specialization - 3 course series

Alternative Mobility Narratives

Course 125 hours4.8 (27 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • We will reflect on the role of language and narratives in shaping our views on mobility, transport policy and mobility innovation

  • You will learn about the implied (but invisible) homo-economicus in our thinking about mobility and our transportation system

  • We present 4 alternatives to the homo-economicus model: 1)mobility as unnecessity 2)mobility as commons 3)mobility as play 4)mobility as interaction

  • In the final project, you will choose a mobility innovation and critically reflect on it from these alternative and meaningful perspectives.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Critical Thinking
Category: System Dynamics

Unraveling the Cycling City

Course 222 hours4.9 (241 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Re-imagine the street as a space for negotiation and social interaction

  • Compare and contrast the experience of cycling to the experience of driving and walking

  • Explore the historical development of Dutch cycling

  • Examine the reciprocal interactions between land use and transport and identify how cycling fits into these systems

Skills you'll gain

Category: Urban Planning
Category: Bicycle planning
Category: Urban design
Category: Qualitative Research

What you'll learn

  • Critically consider multiple perspectives on the future of cycling

  • Develop a deeper understanding of cycling practice's relation to infrastructure, its diverse users, and the wider mobility system

  • Situate cycling (innovations) in the context of inequalities and across different countries

  • Explore the limits of our society's collective mobility imagination and how to overcome them

Skills you'll gain

Category: Futures thinking
Category: Critical Thinking
Category: Bicycle planning
Category: Innovation
Category: Systems Thinking

Instructors

Anna Nikolaeva
University of Amsterdam
3 Courses13,669 learners

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