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Recommendations on Classroom Architecture for Learning

Some great resources on innovative and effective learning spaces, from my POD listserv:

EDUCAUSE (‘Learning Spaces’ ebook)
http://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/learning-spaces
A wonderful resource for creative ideas about how to use space to improve learning, teaching, and student engagement.

EDUCAUSE (general resources)
http://www.educause.edu/library/technology-enhanced-classrooms
Extensive ECUCAUSE resources and library on technology-enhanced classrooms.

JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee)
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/eli_learningspaces.html
Excellent resources on designing spaces for effective learning.

North Carolina St. LITRE
http://litre.ncsu.edu/
“Learning in a Technology-Rich Environment” (LITRE) is an empirical research program aimed at enhancing the extensive learning with technology opportunities available at North Carolina State University.” Great resources, includes a student learning tool kit and a technology practices directory.

Make Space (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
http://dschool.stanford.edu/makespace/
“Make Space (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) is a new book based on the work at the Stanford University d.school and its Environments Collaborative Initiative. It is a tool for helping people intentionally manipulate space to ignite creativity.” Includes tips and tools, situations and scenarios, insights, space case studies, and a design template – an approach that embraces creativity, flexibility, and collaboration.

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About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.

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