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Entries in Education Design (45)

Wednesday
Aug112010

Welcome to Loop U

Given that my office shares a building with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, my perspective may be somewhat skewed. But any time you head to the park for lunch, hop on the El, or just walk down State Street, it’s hard to shake the feeling that you’re back in college.

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Wednesday
Jul282010

Parents Missing Opportunity to Improve Learning through Design

The results of the latest BCSE teachers’ survey confirm first-hand perceptions of education and design professionals across the UK: school environments have a significant impact on pupil behaviour. However, the benefits of good learning environments are not recognised by most parents.  The reason for this missed opportunity is simple: parents aren’t aware of the learning benefits design offers.

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Wednesday
Jul212010

Inside View of SCUP

Insights from Madeline Burke-Vigeland on the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2010 Annual Conference

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Monday
Jul122010

What Will 21st-Century Libraries Become?

A few weeks ago I attended a seminar at NeoCon with this promising title: “Creating 21st Century Libraries.” Colleges have been grappling with that same issue since well before the turn of the millennium. What new secrets could this symposium have to offer?

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Tuesday
Jun152010

Social Media & Higher Education

To the list of sectors that are being profoundly transformed by the explosive growth of social media, we can add one more: higher education.

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