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Milo-Shussman, Yael – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
The classroom display in elementary schools usually reflects the teacher's efforts and vision. Upon entering an elementary school classroom one may often encounter visual overload. How can teachers determine the appropriate amount of elements to be on display? How can they create the accurate recipe for pleasant and efficient displays? It seems…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Visual Aids, Classrooms, Best Practices
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Adedokun, Omolola A.; Henke, Jacqueline N.; Parker, Loran Carleton; Burgess, Wilella D. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Higher education institutions are increasingly building or remodeling classrooms to be flexible spaces that support learner-centered instruction. However, little is known about the actual impact of these spaces on student outcomes. Using a mixed method design, this study examined student perceptions of a flexible learning space on student learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Mixed Methods Research, College Students
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Benoit, Andy – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Having experienced preliminary success in designing two active learning classrooms, Lethbridge College developed an additional eight active learning classrooms as part of a three-year initiative spanning 2014-2017. Year one of the initiative entailed purchasing new audio-visual equipment and classroom furniture followed by installation. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Classrooms, Student Attitudes
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Olsen, Taimi; Guffey, Stanley – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2016
This chapter addresses the confluence of theory and practice in developing and using "flexible" classrooms for student learning. A large classroom building renovation will be described, in terms of how collaboration and co-creation of value led to early success of the renovated space. Co-creation of value for staff and faculty can help…
Descriptors: Classrooms, Educational Facilities Improvement, Universities, School Space
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Karasic, Victoria – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2016
Over the past two decades, academic library spaces have evolved to meet the changing teaching and learning needs of diverse campus communities. The Information Commons combines the physical and virtual in an informal library space, whereas the recent Active Learning Classroom creates a more formal setting for collaboration. As scholarship has…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, School Space, Classrooms, Active Learning
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Choi, SeonMi; Guerin, Denise A.; Kim, Hye-Young; Brigham, Jonee Kulman; Bauer, Theresa – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in a set of university classrooms and students' outcomes, i.e., satisfaction with IEQ, perceived learning, and course satisfaction. Data collected from students (N = 631) of University of Minnesota were analyzed to test a hypothesized…
Descriptors: Pollution, Classrooms, Outcomes of Education, Environmental Influences
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Brooks, D. Christopher – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2012
This article presents the results of a quasi-experimental research project investigating the impact of two different formal learning spaces--a traditional classroom and a technologically enhanced active learning classroom--on instructor behavior, classroom activities, and levels of on-task student behavior at the University of Minnesota. Using…
Descriptors: School Space, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior, Classrooms