ERIC Number: ED418577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Planning Educational Facilities. [Course Outline for EDAD-6034, Virginia Polytechnic Institute].
Earthman, Glen I.
School administrators need in-depth information to mount effective facility planning efforts, to develop and maintain satisfactory buildings for modern educational programs, to supervise the work of other professionals and technicians in designing and constructing facilities, and to evaluate such efforts. This document is an outline or syllabus for a college course covering these topics. It lists the objectives for the course, including that the student will be able to describe and evaluate the process used in various types of facility planning, and outlines the class requirements. The 19 suggested course topics include an introduction to the planning process, organizing staff for a building program, long-range planning, surveying existing facilities, facility evaluation instruments, developing capital improvement, involving the community, architectural selection, site selection, educational facility specifications, facility design, bidding, evaluation, plant maintenance, energy utilization, and other topics. (Contains 83 references.) (RJM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A