According to the latest Horizon Report: Library Edition 2017: "The transformation of physical spaces is an ongoing trend within higher education. Listed as a long-term trend in the NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Library Edition, the 2017 expert panelists believe that the reconceptualization of library spaces is maturing. Recent studies are helping to highlight the [...]
Let's face it, our concept of learning spaces is changing - mixed-use spaces, residence halls, living-learning spaces, and more! See the article at Dorms- Not Just For Sleeping Anymore Sponsored by FSR, Inc.
6. The Connected Classroom and the Transformation of Education
The strategic role of education in bringing IIoT solutions to fruition cannot be understated. How students learn will greatly be impacted by IIoT as more connected classrooms come online and more connected devices enable students to interact with content more immersively, untethered from text books. Not only will IIoT have a transformative effect on education, education will play an important role in delivering IIoT. Countries will need to double down on their investment in STEM education to both drive IIoT innovation and reap the most benefit from it. Today, this dependency is evident in the U.S., where many openings for high-paying manufacturing jobs remain unfilled because of the lack of qualified workers.
Across every national plan being developed, the potential of IIoT to drive efficiencies and stimulate economic development depends on cooperation. IIoT is not just a technology story. It is a story of wide-scale technology enablement driven by the mutual needs and investments of industry and society alike, a true collaboration between the private and public sectors.
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Check out the slides from D. Christopher Brooks and Kem SaiChaie's enlightening presentation at #ELI17, where they discussed: What are ALCs? What evidence do we have that they work? What are the common teaching challenges in ALCs? How can we support all faculty? Find the slides posted here.
Check out this upcoming webinar, presented by our very own FLEXspace core team member, Mark McCallister, hosted by Academic Impressions. Strategies for Scaling Active Learning Classrooms Across Campus May 31, 2017 | 1:00 to 2:00 pm EDT Learn strategies for bringing active learning opportunities to your entire campus. Many institutions create a few "showcase" active [...]
“The whole goal was to make every space in our building a learning space, whether it was a hallway, a classroom or the locker bays,” he says.
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I'm excited to get more K12 spaces like this one into our FLEXspace collection!
"Because of poor acoustics, students in classrooms miss 50 percent of what their teachers say and patients in hospitals have trouble sleeping because they continually feel stressed. Julian Treasure sounds a call to action for designers to pay attention to the "invisible architecture" of sound."
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Learning Spaces....Listening, Communicating, Connecting. Sound Matters!
We are excited to announce Sony Education Segment as our newest FLEXspace sponsor! Eisuke Sakai and his team from Japan and USA will be working with our core team to see how to best connect with and support the FLEXspace community to develop creative learning spaces with AV and IT technologies. Join us in giving Sony a big welcome! Learn [...]
The FLEXspace™ team is proud to be a Program Partner for the UBTech 2017 Conference in Orlando, FL June 12-14 (details at registration at https://www.ubtechconference.com/home). We’re offering several chances for FREE and HALF-OFF registration for FLEXspace contributors! Add unlimited spaces to the FLEXspace collection by April 18th (before the early bird registration deadline) to [...]
A new survey released by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative provides a framework for addressing the role of technology in improving postsecondary teaching and learning.
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Learning Space Design and Integrated Planning are on this list of key issues in teaching and learning. Great to use the LSRS and FLEXspace to address both!