As Universities Go Online, Architects Rework Buildings For ‘Active’ Learning

In an interview with Forbes.com, Andy Cohen, one of two Gensler Co-CEOs, underlines his three bucket-principles: one, make design for learner-centered, learner-led education. Two, create flexibility adaptable spaces. Three, enable “learning everywhere,” at any time.Boiling this down to places and spaces, Cohen is seeking an architecture that maximizes the benefit...

We’re excited to partner with Shaw Contract and expand our reach!

We’re thrilled to partner with Shaw Contract  alongside other organizations that are making a difference to improve learning environments in K12 and higher ed including: The Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) https://www.a4le.org/A4LE/ The National School Plant Management Association (NSPMA) https://nspma.org/ The Center for Green Schools – http://www.centerforgreenschools.org/ The Association for College and University Housing...

What Teachers Must Consider When Moving to Flexible Seating

"Each student gets a chance to set up the room on a rotating schedule." Sourced through Scoop.it from: ww2.kqed.orgCampfires, watering holes, and caves -- when it comes to flexible learning environments, there are many considerations and stakeholder perspectives. Include the students themselves - give them a 'voice' in rearranging the space. ...

Creating Active Learning Classrooms Is Not Enough: Lessons from Two Case Studies

The University of Iowa and Indiana University each launched active learning classroom initiatives centered on faculty development...."Sourced through Scoop.it from: er.educause.edu"If you have recently visited a new or renovated college classroom, you may have noticed some changes, including technology enhancements, whiteboards mounted across the walls, and moveable tables and chairs....

Webinar: Women in STEM Series on Learning Spaces 1.10.18

Join this event on Learning Spaces and STEM January 10th, 12:00-1:30pm EST The UB Women in STEM Cooperative is proud to debut The Next 10 Years: Helping STEM Students Thrive series, a collaboration between Cornell University and the University at Buffalo featuring the perspectives of national thought leaders and institutional representatives about expanding the participation of women...

Spotlight: University of Toledo Trains Future Healthcare Professionals with Simulation Center

 AVI-SPL is a proud FLEXspace Silver Sponsor. See how they’re bringing innovative technologies and solutions to improve learning spaces in higher education.  Mission: Improve Interdisciplinary Collaboration The University of Toledo Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center (UT – IISC) has, as part of its mission, goals to train students in virtual immersive...
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