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Teaching Lab Design Trends Campus Planning & Real Estate

Author: benedict-ellis

Post on 15-Jan-2016




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  • Teaching Lab Design TrendsCampus Planning & Real Estate

  • Curricular TrendsProcess-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning (POGIL)Just-in-Time LearningProblem-Based Learning (PBL)Model-based reasoningScaffoldingKnowledge on display (reveals unknowns)Visual modelsDiscovery-basedResearch-richGroup learning / collaborationPodsSandboxIntegrative thinkingCognitive flexibilityNo text booksInterdisciplinary coursesMore topic coursesHands-on

    Science mattersCreating communityMore faculty-faculty interactionMore faculty-student interactionMore major/non-major engagementShared labsSustainability

    Technology: ImagingDigital visualizationProjection of live demos, powerpoint, 2D/3D objectsComputers in labs

  • Design trends in and around the teaching labMulti-purpose spacesLess wet functionsGathering spacesBench layout for groups of four More open room layoutViews into and out of labMovable furnitureEasily reconfigurable furnitureMore flexible seating arrangementsLounge spaces w/movable white boardsCool and modern display cases outside labData analysis roomsShared teaching labsMore whiteboard areasFlexible utilitiesMore energy efficientBetter use of day light

    Technology:Projection screensWireless technologySmart boardRemote conferencingSimulationsComputers in labsPlug and play portable technology

  • Lots of visual obstructions and excessive storageMore open layout and adequate storageTeaching Lab Remodel Before & After

  • More flexible seating arrangements for group work

  • More flexible seating arrangements for group work

  • More flexible seating, accommodation of technology

  • Flexible furniture, Pods of four

  • Non-linear layout, better access to students

  • Multi-purpose space

  • Multi-purpose space, accommodation of technology

  • Multi-purpose space, accommodation of portable technology

  • Projection

  • Flexible utilitiesPortable equipment

  • Wider aisles more access to students

  • Visibility/ Science on display

  • Data analysis room adjacent to lab

  • Reconfigurable furniture

  • Knowledge on Display/Wall-to-Wall Whiteboard

  • Shared Lab