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Mui, May Lim Sok; Carpio, Guiller Augustin Cea; Ong, Chee Ming – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
This cross-sectional study examines students' and faculty members' perceptions on their use of active learning classrooms in a university in Singapore. The study targets students (398) and faculty (6) who use active learning classrooms -- Applied and Collaborative learning Environment (ACE) rooms. It investigated whether novelty to the learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), College Students
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Dag, Funda; Sumuer, Evren; Durdu, Levent – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
An active learning environment is a technology-enriched and interactive physical space convenient for applying cooperative, active and engaged learning. It allows focus on engaging experiences for students and faculty. This study investigated pre-service teachers' perceptions and experiences in courses in an active learning environment. Eighty…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Active Learning
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Haines, Karen; Maurice-Takerei, Lisa – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
Institutions may invest heavily into building and equipping new learning teaching spaces with the intention of encouraging active and collaborative learning to occur. However, there may not be a concomitant shift in teachers' existing pedagogical practices. This qualitative study examined the perspectives of thirty-two tertiary teachers across a…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Space Utilization, Educational Practices, College Faculty
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Milo-Shussman, Yael; Niva, Wengrowicz – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
Alphabet-boards are commonplace in lower grade classrooms in elementary-schools. If designed correctly, alphabet-boards can help internalize letters into memory. The purpose of this study was to examine alphabet-board characteristics that should be considered by teachers for providing a clear, readable, and applicable pedagogical tool. The…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Classroom Design, Visual Aids, Readability
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Leijon, Marie; Lundgren, Björn – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
This article highlights interaction within physical and virtual spaces in a higher education HyFlex learning environment with live streamed lectures and seminars. What kinds of learning spaces do we shape when we connect physical and virtual spaces? How does a group of teachers interact in these spaces and how do the HyFlex spaces affect the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Acton, Renae – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
Lecture halls, an enduring feature of higher education landscapes, are undergoing a spatial revolution. These materialize pedagogic imaginaries of technology-enhanced, student-centered learning. This article investigates the pedagogic performance of a contemporary lecture theater in regional Australia, distanced from a capital city, presenting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Design, School Space, Student Centered Learning
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Benoit, Andy – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are a billion-dollar industry. Their prominent position in classrooms, frequently the single display to share digital information, draws attention to their influence on teaching and learning processes. This research presents a case-study of a Canadian college with over five years of IWB experience. Findings show that…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Bulletin Boards, Interactive Video, Educational Technology
Carnell, Brent – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
This paper looks at the link between enhancing education and ensuring an innovative fit-for-purpose estate. It argues that a nuanced approach and joined-up dialogue is needed between university staff whose remit covers these areas. Drawing from fifteen semi-structured interviews with students and staff at a research-intensive university in London,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Educational Innovation, Educational Strategies
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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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Fay, Lindsey Lawry; Kim, Eun Young – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
The discipline of interior design education is committed to providing diverse learning opportunities for examining the topic of culture while implementing design practices that respond to the "needs of "all" humans"(Hadjiyanni, 2013, p. v). In the Council for Interior Design Accreditation's Future Vision results (Council for…
Descriptors: Interior Design, Cultural Education, Transformative Learning, Place Based Education
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Casanova, Diogo; Mitchell, Paul – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
This paper presents an alternative method for learning space design that is driven by user input. An exploratory study was undertaken at an English university with the aim of redesigning technology-enhanced learning spaces. Two provocative concepts were presented through participatory design workshops during which students and teachers reflected…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Design Preferences, Classroom Design, Technology Integration
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Xi, Li; Yuan, Zhang; YunQui, Bai; Chiang, Feng-Kuang – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
The classroom is crucial for students, and seating position within the classroom can affect students' performance. This study conducted a survey to investigate the relationship between seating zones and academic performance among 174 university students in Beijing. The results revealed differences in student performance in terms of seating…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Students, Academic Achievement, Classroom Design
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Chiu, Pit Ho Patrio – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2016
A Gateway Education Programme is established in Hong Kong that aims to broaden students' interdisciplinary knowledge and nurture student innovations under the Discovery-enriched Curriculum. To support the initiative, a novel idea was proposed for the creation of a Gateway Education Laboratory (GE Lab) with a highly configurable layout equipped…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Discovery Learning
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Finkelstein, Adam; Ferris, Jennie; Weston, Cynthia; Winer, Laura – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2016
Designing physical learning environments that connect to indicators of effective educational practice reflects a university's pedagogical commitment to student success. This article describes an approach to teaching and learning space design based on research-informed pedagogical principles successfully implemented at our university. It then…
Descriptors: School Space, Universities, Educational Principles, Evidence Based Practice
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Lee, Nicolette; Tan, Stella – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2013
When gathering data for the design and evaluation of physical learning environments, there is a significant challenge in traversing, or translating, architect/designer language and stakeholders' verbal accounts of their expectations, preferences and experiences. In a series of studies used to provide data for both the evaluation of existing spaces…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Educational Environment, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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