Title Abstract Publication Date
2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom. Presents over 300 school designs from teams made up of architects, students, and teachers, along with detail on the award winnders. The economical designs are intended developing and under-funded... 12/31/2008
21st Century Learning Environments. Proposes that learning environments must embrace a diverse and complex world of people, places, and ideas. While a tremendous amount of attention has been paid to standards, assessments, professional... 12/31/2008
A Case Study in Master Planning the Learning Landscape: Hub Concepts for the University at Buffalo. Describes concepts for three types of learning spaces that grew out of a learning landscape planning process. The process was part of a master plan study for the three campuses of the University at... 12/31/2008
ABCs of Smart Classrooms. Describes issues involved when converting traditional classrooms into smart classrooms that include appropriate educational technology. Highlights include faculty training in advance; flexibility;... 08/31/2002
Accommodating Students' Learning Styles. Describes some learning tools that are being used in college classrooms to accommodate various learning styles. They include amplification systems, video systems, and whiteboards. 02/28/2003
Aces of Space. Profiles four schools that use technology, new design concepts, and flexible furnishings to reinvent their teaching spaces. Curved rooms, interconnected and networked electronic wall displays,... 05/31/2011
An Assessment of Green Design in an Existing Higher Education Classroom: a Case Study. Presents a case study assessing the quality of a classroom remodel in a higher education institution. Both the teaching and learning environments as well as the level of green design integration were... 09/30/2005
APPA: The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers An international association which maintains, protects, and promotes the quality of educational facilities. APPA serves and assists facilities officers and physical plant administrators, conducts...
Assessment: The Key to Creating Spaces that Promote Learning. Describes research which has focused on the connections among learning space, learning, and pedagogical methods and on the characteristics of successful programmatic change linked to learning spaces... 02/28/2009
AV Technology in Higher Education Overview of the role that AV plays in the Higher Education industry based on surveys and one-on-one interviews. The report identifies product and service purchasing trends by school type, size, goals... 10/31/2005
Best Practices in Learning Space Design: Engaging Users. Proposes that engaging future users in designing learning spaces increases the likelihood that those spaces will accomplish the mission of achieving student learning outcomes. As research on the... 12/31/2008
BOX, London School of Economics. Describes this hybrid academic/commercial space that brings together students and businessmen to engage in real world problem-solving and business decisions. The chapter also describes how the space... 12/31/2005
Bricks and Mortarboards. A Report on College Planning and Building. Presents discussions on the current status of the college classroom, laboratory, library, dormitory, and campus planning. Chapters by various authors emphasize that the new classroom buildings and... 12/31/1965
Broad Brush. Colorful Strokes. Bold color and big statements can enliven a workspace on a budget. Describes the interior design for NYU-Poly. 04/30/2012
Budgeting Academic Space. Discusses effective space budgeting and allocation practices and processes needed by higher education administrators. Includes a case study of Middle Tennessee State University. 10/31/2011
Build It before They Come. Describes the creation of a full-scale mock-up classroom at the Harvard Business School, where professors worked with architects and engineers to create and test a 96-person classroom before the... 10/31/2010
Campus Learning Spaces: Investing in How Students Learn. Discusses learning space design for contemporary students, addressing classroom space, libraries, and informal learning spaces. Special attention is given to reduced dropout rates and lower cost per... 04/11/2005
Capitalizing on Opportunity: Creating a Facility for Innovative Teaching and Collaborative Learning at Emory University. Reviews the creation of Emory University's Cox Computer Center, from its beginnings as an outdated utilitarian facility, to a facility composed of a variety of workspaces, configurations,... 12/31/2003
Center for Integrated Learning and Information Technology, Michigan Technological University. Profiles this linked library addition and computer science hall that together provide an integrated learning environment, group study rooms, wireless networking, high-tech instructional spaces, and... 12/31/2005
Challenging Traditional Assumptions and Rethinking Learning Spaces. Reviews traditional concepts of classroom layout and learning, urging consideration of current student demographics and learning theories. Contemporary learning spaces should provide flexibility in... 12/31/2005
Changing Classroom Design. Addresses two questions: How are we going to teach? and How does education delivery affect classroom and building design? The author states that lecture and discussion that is faculty- and content... 02/28/2011
Classroom & Technology Design & Construction Minimum Requirements. Presents minimal considerations for design and construction of all Pennsylvania State University classrooms/seminar/lecture halls, conference and meeting spaces being designed or planned for new or... 10/05/2005
Classroom and Technology Design and Construction Minimum Requirements. Presents minimal considerations for design and construction of all Pennsylvania State University classrooms/seminar/lecture halls, conference and meeting spaces being designed or planned for new or... 03/05/2009
Classroom Design at Binghamton University. Describes the work of the Classroom Environment Committee at Binghamton University (New York) that created classroom standards for multimedia technology when renovating classrooms. Data display,... 03/31/2000
Classroom Design Manual. Third Edition. This manual identifies the essential design elements of modern, higher education high quality learning environments and includes discussions on facility programming, management, utilization,... 12/31/1995