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FLEXspace Workshop at EDUCAUSE ’18 in Denver!

Educause 2018
The FLEXspace team will be presenting a full day pre-conference workshop at EDUCAUSE 2018! Here is the preliminary description, with final details coming soon. Tools, Traits and Teams: Planning & Assessing Effective Learning Spaces, was accepted for a full-day pre-conference workshop at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018 to be held on Tuesday, October 30 from 8:00 a.m....

State Filings Seem To Contradict SDSU West Pitch That The University Is Out Of Space | KPBS

San Diego State University appears to be using its classrooms less efficiently than the state would like. The university says the state’s guidelines are out of touch with how campuses are used.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.kpbs.orgWe all struggle with 'space utilization' numbers. We've heard from many FLEXspace members who say...

Decreasing Campus Energy Use With Flexible Classrooms and e-Learning

The Australian National University is preparing an Energy Master Plan. The aim is "... to create an Australian world class energy efficient, low-carbon, least-cost campus ...". One target in the existing ANU Environmental Management Plan 2017-2021 is to "Reduce energy use per person by 20 per cent by 2021". New forms of education can help,...

Calling all innovative learning spaces – Submit your papers by July 15th!

Journal of Polytechnic Education
I would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for an upcoming Special Issue of the Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE), on “Innovative Learning Spaces.” To truly support formal and informal learning that it is ubiquitous, educators need to reimagine the ways in which students engage with the...

Evaluating 21st Century Learning Environments 

Sourced through Scoop.it from: e21le.com'Contemporary learning spaces, often termed ‘new generation learning environments’ (NGLEs), have been developed in schools and universities in a number of countries during the past decade (OECD, 2013). However, critical analysis of the learning environments research literature suggests that little rigorous assessment or evaluation of their educative...
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