Educause Learning Space Design Community Group

FLEXspace partners with the Educause Learning Space Design Community Group to help support collaboration and sharing amongst this group.

The way we use space impacts teaching practices, learning activities and effectiveness, student interactions, as well as the campus sense of community. This is as true for formal spaces, such as classrooms, as for non-formal spaces, such as a computer or information commons, student unions, study areas, living spaces, or even the hallway. Well-designed learning spaces are predicated on an understanding of the learning activities that must occur, the type of interaction desired, the needs of the discipline, and the learning outcomes sought. The EDUCAUSE Learning Space Design community group provides a forum for the exchange and archiving of information and for discussions of key issues in the field. Topics range from what makes a physical space conducive to learning to the principles and processes of learning space design. This group meets at the EDUCAUSE annual conference and uses the electronic discussion list to discuss issues throughout the year.

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Julie Johnston
Indiana University

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Adam Finkelstein
McGill University

Community Meetings

Educause 2019 Chicago
Learning Space Community Group Session

The group will convene some informal online discussions around some of the same topics discussed at the recent session at Educause 2019 Chicago.  The first one will be on Friday November 8th at 3:00 p.m. EST.  The first topic will be technology in the classroom.

You can register for the Zoom session and include questions related to the topic at this Registration Form 

Live Virtual Tours

Here is a list of past tours and links to upcoming events will be posted here as they are made available.