ERIC Number: ED446423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
This paper examines the emerging trend of multipurpose class spaces, including educational trends influencing multipurpose classroom use, and key issues when using these spaces. Issues discussed include room location, technology integration, food services, acoustics, lighting, outdoor space, capacity, and storage. Design principles emphasized indicate multipurpose classrooms should reflect the spirit of the school and allow for flexibility and adaptability. (GR)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Design Requirements, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Lighting, Multipurpose Classrooms, Public Schools
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, Washington, DC.