COMMUNITY-BASED PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RENOVATION 2017
Lecturer : Yoshinori Isagai
This class will introduce the current movement of community innovation conducted by various entities such as residents, local government, NPO and companies, clarify the reasons for success as well as problems and discuss the significance and the possibility. We also examine the concrete measure to realize collaboration of various entities, which is important for community innovation, to make the best use of resources and to solve regional problems. The class is for the students who are interested in community innovation practice or regional development policies.
In the class, the theory of platform, network, trust and sociology will be examined, and we will conduct the case study of advanced community innovation with the concept of tourism, agriculture, shopping street, human resource development and traditional industry. In order to develop our practical knowledge, we will invite special guests who play active roles in community development and also introduce case discussions.
The essay about community problem solution will be expected as a final assignment.