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ERIC Number: ED018075
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SCHOOL PLANNING LABORATORY, THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE.
Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.; Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. School Planning Lab.
DISCUSSES THE SERVICES, PROJECTS, AND PLANNING PROCESS OF THE SCHOOL PLANNING LABORATORY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE. SERVICES INCLUDE--(1) ASSISTING SCHOOL SYSTEMS AND COLLEGES IN PLANNING FUNCTIONAL EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES, (2) CONDUCTING RESEARCH TO DISCOVER NEW AND BETTER SOLUTIONS TO SCHOOL PLANNING PROBLEMS, AND (3) DISSEMINATING IDEAS FOR PLANNING SCHOOL FACILITIES. THE LABORATORY, WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE CLAXTON EDUCATION BUILDING ON THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, CONTAINS A DISPLAY OF MODERN SCHOOL EQUIPMENT, BUILDING PLANS, AND MODELS OF SCHOOLS. DEMONSTRATION MATERIAL TO ILLUSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER CONTROL OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF TEMPERATURE, LIGHTING, AND SOUND IS ALSO PROVIDED. PROJECTS HAVE INCLUDED 77 SCHOOL SYSTEMS, PRIVATE SCHOOLS, AND COLLEGES. A MAP INCLUDED SHOWS LOCATION OF THESE INSTITUTIONS. THE PLANNING PROCESS CONSISTS OF A TEAMWORK APPROACH IN WHICH ADMINISTRATORS, SUPERVISORS, AND TEACHERS ARE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN ESTABLISHING EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR NEW BUILDINGS AND IN DETERMINING SPACES NEEDED TO ACCOMPLISH THESE OBJECTIVES. DEPARTMENTALIZED COMMITTEES WORK TO ESTABLISH IN DETAIL THE PURPOSES OF THEIR LEARNING PROGRAM AND THE ACTIVITIES THAT MAY OCCUR IN THE NEW CLASSROOMS. COPIES MAY BE OBTAINED FROM JOHN W. GILLILAND, DIRECTOR, SCHOOL PLANNING LABORATORY, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37916. (RK)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.; Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. School Planning Lab.
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