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Introducing your case study

Read the introduction on the major activity that learners will be undertaking throughout the course.
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Your course case study is included in each week of this course. The case study involves you choosing a location, ideally a neighbourhood you know well, and creating a transport and urban development case study based on this location.

During this week, you have been introduced to the general concept of TOD. In selecting your case study, think of a location in your city or region that you believe does not work well as a TOD currently but has the potential to do so in the future.

Over subsequent weeks, you’ll undertake initial assessment of key TOD issues, then consider these issues and pathways to implement strategies for change.

Your case study can take many possible forms as suggested in the next step. What you do and how much is up to you. Do what’s realistic according to your circumstances.

Your case study needs 2 attributes:

  • it needs to be shareable via a link. It can then potentially be shared in this course’s discussions for the benefit of learning from each other
  • we want you to create something that will benefit your learning and future career. It might be something you share on LinkedIn, or have as part of an online portfolio or online resume.

Your task

Throughout this week you have been encouraged to create notes in a word or Google doc. Now is a good time to check your notes and go over what you have learned from this week’s material.

Next we’ll explore the different types of case study you can create.

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