ERIC Number: ED462059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Education by Design: Creating Campus Learning Environments That Work. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Strange, C. Carney; Banning, James H.
This book provides a comprehensive model for creating student-friendly and learning-supportive campus environments, examining how the principles of effective person-environment interactions work through physical, aggregate, organizational, and socially-constructed environmental components. The chapters of Part 1, Types and Impacts of Campus Environments, are: (1) Physical Environments: The role of Design and Space; (2) Aggregate Environments: The Impact of Human Characteristics; (3) Organizational Environments: How Institutional Goals Are Achieved; and (4) Constructed Environments: Different Views through Different Eyes. Part 2, Creating Environments That Foster Educational Success, contains: (5) Promoting Safety and Inclusion; (6) Encouraging Participation and Involvement; (7) Building a Community of Learners; (8) Considering Computer-Mediated Environments; and (9) Designing for Education: Campus Assessment and Action. (Contains 14 exhibits, 4 figures, and 301 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Development, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Interaction, Models, Organizational Development
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Consulting Editor, Ursula Delworth.