ERIC Number: ED239537
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Instructional Space Utilization at the University of Alaska. Volume I, Volume II, Volume III.
Alaska State Commission on Postsecondary Education, Juneau.
The use of instructional facilities at University of Alaska campuses was assessed in 1982 through a comparison of usage rates and prescribed standards. The objective was to assist the state legislature evaluate present and future capital improvements requested by the university and to enhance institutional managerial decisions regarding the need for and use of instructional facilities. Space for classrooms and class laboratories was evaluated, along with average weekly room hours of instruction and percent student station utilization. Overall findings and 11 institutional summaries are presented, along with nine recommendations. In addition, graphic representations of facility usage for each campus are provided, including comparisons between the institutions. Finally, detailed information for each unit of the university system is provided. Computer printouts provide data on each classroom and class laboratory by institution, as well as supporting data. Major findings include that (1) the campuses exhibited varying degrees of need for additional instructional facilities, and (2) there was a strong relationship between the number of part-time students and the evening use of classrooms and class laboratories. (SW)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Comparative Analysis, Educational Facilities Planning, Facility Utilization Research, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Laboratories, Space Utilization, State Universities
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, Pouch FP, 400 Willoughby Avenue, Juneau, AK 99811.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Commission on Postsecondary Education, Juneau.