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ERIC Number: ED025930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr
Pages: 24
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Designing an Environment for Learning. Proceedings of a Conference of Educational Survey Directors of Member Universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, (Madison, Wisconsin, April 27-28, 1967).
Wakefield, Howard E.
Three topics are discussed--(1) designing the environment of educational enterprises, (2) capabilities and promise of data processing in comprehending the educational environment, and (3) optimum learning environments - design mechanisms, principles, and application. Consultants for the first topic were Sydney H. Williams, who surveyed the state of art in planning, Max E. Anderson, who discussed problems of educational planning, and Kenton Peters, who concluded with the architect's view of school planning. Participants in the second topic of discussion were Dr. Charles Trotter, specialist in the United States Office of Education's Office of Construction Services and Dr. E. Gordon Richardson, staff member at the Iowa Education Information Center. Consultants for the third topic were Professor Byron C. Bloomfield, Director of the Environmental Design Center, University of Wisconsin, who outlined its origin and purpose and Dr. Darell Boyd Harmon, Research Professor at the Environmental Design Center, who discussed the physical problems of educational environments and suggested improvements. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Cooperative Educational Research and Services.