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ERIC Number: EJ1220562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2158-6195
Reimagining the Airport as Classroom: Immediacy, Place, and Presence
Hartup, Mollie; Cossentino, Amy
Journal of Learning Spaces, v8 n1 p39-41 2019
This paper discusses a post-conference experience involving attendees who utilized airport space to debrief through face-to-face (FtF) communication. Their temporary spatial proximity led to an idea generation process of recalling, rethinking, and getting ready for what's next. Literature about learning spaces, knowledge management, and the affordances and preferences of FtF communication are explored as they relate to using spaces for purposive conversation. The paper highlights a proposed debriefing model of immediacy, place, and presence. This framework allows organizations to leverage unique affordances of FtF communication and geography of the airport, or other similar spaces, to maximize engagement and benefit.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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