ERIC Number: ED467253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Reconstructing School Renovation: A Study of the Renovation of Johnson-Williams Middle School, Berryville, Virginia. Building Blocks to Better Learning Series, Volume Six.
Tuttle, James B., II
This document provides a case study of the renovation of Johnson-Williams Middle School in Clarke County, Virginia. Chapter 1, "Planning and Designing a School Renovation," describes considerations for measuring the quality of a school renovation project, including its value to users and its imapct on learning. It summarizes the research methods and rationale used in this study of the renovation, presents the condition of the school prior to renovation, and articulates the planning phases of the construction processes. It concludes by delineating the projected outcomes and expected benefits of the renovation project to its stakeholders. Chapter 2, "Undertaking the Construction Process," discusses the guiding principles of the project and the punch-list phase of construction. Chapter 3, "Outcomes of Renovation," discusses the results of the renovation in terms of industry standards of renovation quality, user perceptions of facility quality, changes in social interactions and school relationships, and student achievement outcomes. The concluding chapter provides thoughts on educational facilities research and implementing school renovation. Appendices contain a list of the primary sources and architectural plans of Johnson-Williams Middle School. (Contains 102 references.) (EV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. Thomas Jefferson Center for Educational Design.