Presented by Professor Bob Fox
Academic Lead Curriculum, UNSW Sydney
This eBook is designed to exhibit five of the most innovative learning spaces around the world, so to provide inspiration to all education service providers looking to elevate their facilities beyond the basic concept of the traditional classroom.
To help focus your education modernsation strategy, we examined the teaching and learning styles that students actually want, the opportunities that modern learning spaces should provide and the essential characteristics next-gen teachers need to posses today.
Many schools are faced with difficult questions regarding that new learning spaces should look like, how to create the business case and how to measure the improvement in student outcomes. To answer these questions, we spoke with seven of Asia's leading educators and experts in next generation learning space design.
In this article, we looked at how Nanyang Technology University (NTU), Tanglin Trust School (TTS), and Hong Kong Polytechnic University innovate their learning spaces - their method, achievements and the impact on the end-user: the teacher and their class.
In this article, we looked at the benefits of VR for students, how to overcome barriers to adoption and two case studies from Stamford American International School and North Carolina State University.
With increasing competition to attract students both locally and internationally, education providers are investing in developing the best facilities. In this article, Hon Steve Maharey, Vice-Chancellor, Massey University and Barbara White, Senior Lecturer in Information Technology, Charles Darwin University spoke about how they’ve been creating new learning spaces that will transform the education experience.
This study was conducted by our past speaker of the UK NGLS series. John McArthur, Director of Online Faculty Services and Associate Professor of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte, examines the extent to which instructional proxemics - the physical space of the learning environment - impacts student behavioural, affective, and cognitive learning.
We often think of collaborative learning in terms of classroom interactions, but it plays an important role in creating and adapting learning spaces, as well. In this session, we will explore how collaboration between students, academics and design professionals has led to insights into how students use classrooms and informal campus spaces.
Higher education institutions have begun to re-imagine traditional lecture halls in ways that can better support active learning methods, but large classroom renovations are complex and require buy-in from a variety of campus stakeholders. In this session you will learn how the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill worked within numerous constraints to transform an aging lecture hall into an active learning environment.
Presentation by: Bob Henshaw, Educational Technology Consultant, IT Liaison to the Center for Faculty Excellence, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL
Presented by: John Stewart, Creator, Living School